Eleanor Bryn Beckelman


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Melissa (née Shapiro) and Eric Beckelman of Bucks County announce the birth of their daughter, Eleanor Bryn, on Jan. 6. Eleanor was also welcomed by big brother Aaron Lucas.

Sharing in their happiness are grandparents Sue Shapiro of Philadelphia, and Barbara and Kenneth Beckelman of Bucks County.

Also welcoming Eleanor to the family are Uncle Scott Shapiro of Alexandria, Va.; and Aunt and Uncle Elizabeth and David Beckelman and cousins Nathaniel and James Beckelman of Yardley.

Eleanor Bryn is named in loving memory of her great-grandmothers, Eleanor Beckelman and Barbara Snyderman.

Oliver Felix Mosko


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Judi and Dennis Erlick of Boynton Beach, Fla., formerly from Meadowbrook, Pa., announce the birth of their first grandchild, Oliver Felix Mosko, on Jan. 15. His parents are Debra Mosko (Erlick) and Benjamin Mosko of East Norriton. Sharing in their joy are Ben’s parents, Barbara Duffy and Bryan Mosko of Wyncote, Uncle David Erlick, Aunt Anna Mosko and great-grandmother Selma Winter.





Autumn Juliana Cohen



Jamie (Brown) and Jason Cohen announce the birth of their daughter, Autumn Juliana, on Nov. 25, 2016.

Sharing in their joy are Autumn’s grandparents, Sharon and Arnie Skolnick of Warrington; Sharon DiMattia of Yardley; Steve and Nancy Cohen of Bryn Mawr; and great-grandfather Nicholas DiMattia of Yardley.

Also welcoming Autumn are her great-aunt and great-uncle Gail and Marty Rosenfeld, along with cousins Julie and Matt; aunt and uncle Nicole and Ryan Brown and cousin Dominic; and aunt and uncle Jenny and Shawn Brown.

Madison Arabella Morgan



Alexandra and Jonathan Morgan of Bryn Mawr announce the birth of their daughter, Madison Arabella Morgan, on Sept. 26, 2016.

Madison is also welcomed by her big brother, Jordan Andrew Morgan.

Sharing in their joy are grandparents Hilarie and Mitchell Morgan of Bryn Mawr and Laura and Steven Engler of Minnetonka, Minn., as well as great-grandparents Marja Engler of Minnetonka, Minn., and Diana Morgan and Selma Lauter of Boynton Beach, Fla.

Joining in welcoming Madison to the family are aunts and uncles Samantha Engler, Brittany and Zach Kurz, and Jason Morgan of New York, N.Y.

Madison’s Hebrew name is Malcha Shulamit, in honor of her great-grandfather, Samuel Lauter.

Owen Jacob and Emily Reese Ostroff



Matthew and Katie (Kennedy) Ostroff of Philadelphia announce the birth of their twins, Owen Jacob and Emily Reese on Sept. 18.

Sharing in their happiness are grandparents Lisa and Harvey Ostroff, Dell and David Kennedy, and great grandparents Gloria and Lowell Toll and Helen (Honey) Kennedy. Also celebrating the birth of our third set of twins are aunts and uncles Noah and Ashley Ostroff, Ben and Hannah Appel, and Michael and Corey Kennedy, along with cousins Riley, Logan and Jade Ostroff, Landon and Spencer Appel and Amelia and Cameron Kennedy.

Emily Reese is named in memory of her maternal great-grandfather, Theodore Varbalow, maternal great-great aunt, Renee Levin, and paternal great-great aunt Rene Weiss.

Owen Jacob is named in memory of his maternal great-grandfather, Warren Kennedy, and paternal great-grandmother, Rita Ostroff.

Eli Noam Silverman



Fran and Roy Silverman of Holland announce the birth of their grandson, Eli Noam, on March 30.

Eli Noam is also welcomed by his parents, Joshua (Chaim Baruch) and Laliev Silverman, and his big brothers, Yeshiya Simcha, Yosef Shalom and Nehemiah Nosson of Baltimore, Md.

Sharing in their happiness is his grandfather, David Ben Avraham of Gaithersberg, Md. The baby is also the grandson of the late Ann Ben Avraham.

Joining in welcoming Eli Noam are Uncle Matthew, Aunt Heather and cousin Logan Rose Nordahl of Los Angeles, Calif., and great-great aunt Lucy Saltzman of Huntington Valley. He is also welcomed by several great-aunts, great-uncles and cousins.

Samuel Benjamin Weiss


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Rebecca (née Short) and Brandon Weiss of Huntingdon Valley, along with big sister Alexis (Lexi), are delighted to announce the birth of their son and brother, Samuel Benjamin (Sar Benyamin), on Feb. 21.

Samuel is welcomed by his grandparents, Edward and Ellen Short of Richboro, and Sheryl Mazza of Philadelphia.

Sharing in their happiness are Aunt Sarah, Uncle Andrew and big cousin Charlotte Guy of Bel Air, Md., along with great-grandparents Madeline and Rodger Gobel of Henderson, Nev.; Gladys Maharam of Pittsburgh; and Gene and Camille Weiss of The Villages, Fla.

Samuel Benjamin is named in memory of his maternal great-grandmother, Shirley Maharam, and his paternal great-grandmother, Blanche Attas.

Marcus Gustavo Wimmer Frankel




Grandparents Nancy and Howard Wimmer of Merion announce the birth of their fourth grandchild, Marcus Gustavo (Mordecai Tzvi) Frankel.

Big brother Henry and parents Jill Wimmer and Max Frankel are thrilled by his addition to the family.

Also welcoming Marcus are grandparents Jodi Ames Frankel and Alan Frankel; aunts and uncles Lila Slovak, Neil Wimmer, Katherine Hill, Leon Frankel, Jessica Frankel and Adam Frankel; cousins Jonah Miles and Eve Adina Slovak Wimmer; as well as great-grandparents Barbara and Irving Ames.

Marcus Gustavo is named in loving memory of his great-grandmothers, Miriam (Mimi) Frankel and Gilda Schwartz Tainow, and his great-great grandfather, Harry L. Schwartz.




Brenda and Larry Glassman of Boca Raton, Fla., announce the birth of their sixth grandchild, Myles Hudson, born August 26.

Myles’ parents are Ashley and Justin Wayne of Boca Raton. Sharing in their happiness are grandparents Hope and Jeffrey Wayne of Honolulu, Hawaii, and Lake Worth, Fla., and great-grandparents Mickey Glassman and Stanley Queller, both of Boca Raton.

Myles’ Jewish name is Micha in honor of his great-grandmother, Mickey Glassman, and his late great-grandfather, Herbert Wayne.

Joining in the celebration are aunts and uncles Alyson and Brad Yellin, Kimberly and Kerry Hoffman, Danielle and Ethan Wayne, and Beth and Hawkeye Wayne, as well as cousins, Mikalya, Hailey, Brianna, Brandon, Mason, Emma, Nathan and Eli.

Logan Blake Cohen



Michelle (née Ostro), Steve and Luke Brody Cohen of Newtown welcomed their daughter and baby sister, Logan Blake Cohen, on June 15.

Joining in their happiness are grandparents Gail and Jerry Ostro of Bensalem and Sharon and Barry Cohen of Newtown.

Excited to welcome Logan into the family are Aunt Stacey and Uncle Brett Ostro, Aunt Aly, Uncle Steve and cousins Asher and Landon Lewis.

Logan Blake will be named in Hebrew at a baby-naming ceremony to be held at a later date.