Two Queens hospitals Tuesday claimed delivering the first babies of the New Year.
Dexter Barrow and Kamille Lord welcomed their daughter Kamiyah Alina Barrow at midnight at New York Hospital in Queens, making her one of two babies considered to be the first New Yorkers born in 2008.
Two Queens Hospitals Deliver First Babies Of The Year
Isabella Sophia Sears was born at Elmurst Hospital in Queens.
Her parents are Yvonne Daza and Stuart Sears. Isabella is the granddaughter of Councilwoman Helen Sears.
"I watched as the ball came down and Isabella came into the world, together, simultaneously there they were," said Councilwoman Sears. "It was just wonderful."