Samaritan Medical Center's first baby of the new year was born just 36 minutes after midnight.
Eli Jainath weighs in at 4 pounds, 3 ounces.
“I haven't slept in about maybe twenty four hours and I still don't feel very tired,” said Eli's mother, Aqeela. “It's just excitement. I don't want to put him down.
Eli's father, Barry, is stationed at Fort Drum. He's a member of the 41st Engineer Battalion.
Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center in Ogdensburg also welcomed a New Year's baby. Gunnar Warren Weller was born at 1:17 p.m. He weighs 7 pounds, 12 ounces. His parents are Kelsey Smith and Bradley Weller.
In Lowville, Angel and Nicholas Tack welcomed a daughter, Aurora Arlene Sky Tack, who born at 5:32 p.m. at Lewis County General Hospital. She weighed 6 pounds and 11 ounces.