Lainie Contreras and Steve Jasinski, of Laurel, announce the birth of their daughter, Samantha Allison Jasinski, on Sept. 6, 2011 at 11:51 p.m. She weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces and is the sister of Jessica.. Grandparents are Joe and Teresa Contreras, of Arcadia, Calif., and Eugene and Josephine Jasinski, of Erie, Pa.

Wendy and Jason Straub, of Fort Meade, announce the birth of their son, Dylan Christopher Straub, on Dec. 7, 2011 at 8:49 p.m. He weighed 8 pounds, 5 ounces and is the brother of Aidan. Grandparents are Judy Morman, of Blue Ridge, Texas; Jackie and Gary Straub, of Apopka, Fla.; and Diane Albert, of Jacksonville Beach, Fla.


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