NEW ARRIVALS: Crittenden, Stofko, Ahlbach, Hirs

Alexis Ann Stofko

Tracy and Nicholas Stofko of DeKalb announce the birth of a daughter, Alexis Ann Stofko, on Jan. 27, 2014. She weighed 5 pounds, 9 ounces and was welcomed by Brooklynn, 5.

Grandparents are Mark and Shirley Stofko of Plainfield and Ken and Barb Gunderson of Sheridan.

Taya Marie Ahlbach

LaKesha Whirl and Austin Ahlbach announce the birth of a daughter, Taya Marie Ahlbach, on Feb. 12, 2014. She weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces.

Grandparents are Peggy Whirl, Saundra Chandler, and Julie and John Ahlbach, all of DeKalb.

Great-grandparent is Stephen Mazzoni of Wheaton.

Hannah Josephine Hirst

Robert and Rebecca Hirst of DeKalb announce the birth of a daughter, Hannah Josephine Hirst, on Feb. 15, 2014. She weighed 9 pounds, 1 ounce and was welcomed by Hunter McMillan, 11.

Grandparents are Robert and Lisa Hirst of DeKalb, Roger and Kathy Maryott of Beloit, Wis., and Armand and Merilyn Haeger of Wheaton.

Great-grandparent is Dolores Hirst of Cicero.