Wednesday, December 13, 2017
News Roundup

Birth announcements

Dudley, Janelle and William Jr., St. Petersburg, twins, a boy, 6 pounds 5 ounces, 1:08 p.m., and a girl, 6 pounds 4 ounces, 1:09 p.m., Aug. 29, 2012, Bayfront Medical Center, St. Petersburg.

Malina, Megan and Zachary Baird, Seminole, a boy, 7 pounds 14 ounces, 3:35 p.m., Sept. 3, 2012, St. Petersburg General Hospital, St. Petersburg.

Tybor, Nicole and Adam, St. Petersburg, a girl, 8 pounds 4 ounces, 12:48 p.m., 2012, Bayfront Medical Center, St. Petersburg.

Carter, Elizabeth and Joseph Kane, St. Petersburg, a girl, 6 pounds 14 ounces, 2:50 a.m., Sept. 22, 2012, Bayfront Medical Center, St. Petersburg.

Taylor, Brittney and Aaron, St. Petersburg, a girl, 7 pounds 3 ounces, 1:46 p.m., Aug. 30, 2012, Bayfront Medical Center, St. Petersburg.

Hamisak, Sharon and Lorin, St. Petersburg, a boy, 6 pounds 14 ounces, 9:56 a.m., Sept. 20, 2012, Bayfront Medical Center, St. Petersburg.

Sydlar, Jennifer and Garland Harris Jr., Seminole, a girl, 6 pounds 13 ounces, 11:31 a.m., Sept. 24, 2012, Bayfront Medical Center, St. Petersburg.

Davis, Melinda and Jermaine Jackson, St. Petersburg, a boy, 7 pounds 5 ounces, 1:10 a.m., Sept. 26, 2012, Bayfront Medical Center, St. Petersburg.

Camp, Kaitlyn and Kareem Brown, St. Petersburg, a boy, 8 pounds 15 ounces, 12:07 p.m., Sept. 25, 2012, Bayfront Medical Center, St. Petersburg.

Thomas, Kayla, St. Petersburg, a girl, 6 pounds 1 ounce, 8:49 a.m., Sept. 24, 2012, Bayfront Medical Center, St. Petersburg.

Triplett, Dannyel and Daniel Graston, St. Petersburg, a girl, 6 pounds 12 ounces, 5:51 p.m., Sept. 24, 2012, Bayfront Medical Center, St. Petersburg.

Massingill, Wendy and Matthew, Pinellas Park, a boy, 6 pounds 13 ounces, 12:04 p.m., Sept. 16 2012, Bayfront Medical Center, St. Petersburg.

Haas, Amanda, St. Petersburg, a girl, 6 pounds 10 ounces, 3:46 p.m., Sept. 20, 2012, Bayfront Medical Center, St. Petersburg.

Buzbee, Stephanie and James "Guy" IV, St. Petersburg, a boy, 8 pounds, 2:10 p.m., Sept. 28, 2012, Bayfront Medical Center, St. Petersburg.

McArthur, Debi and Jim, Treasure Island, a boy, 7 pounds 10 ounces, 6:29 a.m., Sept. 23, 2012, Breath of Life Women's Health Services & Birth Center, Largo.

Sanchez, Raquel and Alex, St. Petersburg, a boy, 7 pounds, 15.5 ounces, 5:26 p.m., Sept. 11, 2012, Breath of Life Birth Center, Largo.

Hopkins-Capobianco, Angelina and Heather, St. Petersburg, a girl, 8 pounds, 10.5 ounces, 12:26 a.m., Sept. 4, 2012, Breath of Life Birth Center, Largo.

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