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Births 10-24-09

Published 10:18pm Friday, October 23, 2009

Radics-Smith
Smith Noah Smith was born to Brandi Radics and Darryl Smith on Sept. 24, 2009. Noah was 6 pounds, 15 ounces and 19 inches long. His maternal grand mother is Candy Wright; maternal grandfather, Harold Wright; and paternal grandmother, Dorthey Smith.

Gropp
Danielle and Adam Gropp, of Edwardsburg, are the parents of a daughter, born Oct. 20, 2009, at Lakeland-Niles.
She weighed 8 pounds, 12 ounces.
The Gropps are also the parents of two sons, Dyllan, 13, and Tyson, 4.
Maternal grandparents are Linda and Dave DeBroka, Niles; paternal grandparents are Bernie Gropp and Peggy Livingston, South Bend; paternal great-grandparents are Bernie and Arena Gropp, Osceola.

Torres
Julian Rene Torres was born to Vanessa Hernandez and Efren Torres, of Niles, on Oct. 19, 2009 at Lakeland-Niles.
He weighed 8 pounds, 2 ounces.
Maternal grandparents are Natividad Aguirre, Niles; paternal grandparents are Alicia Beltran and Candelario Torres, Aurora, Ill.; maternal great-grandparents are Antonia Rivera and Cruz Aguira, Aurora.
Vanessa would like to thank her family and staff at Lakeland for helping her.

Riggins
Ashley Simons and Derek Riggins, of Galien, Mich., are the parents of a son, born Oct. 21, 2009 at Lakeland-Niles.
He weighed 8 pounds, 4 ounces.
The Riggins are also the parents of a son, Vernon James Riggins, 3.
Maternal grandparents are David and MJ Simmons, St. Joseph; paternal grandparents are Donny and Rose Riggins, Buchanan.

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