Larry and Jodi (Love) Brown of Hiram, Ohio, are announcing the birth of their first child, a son, Luke Thomas, on Aug. 1 at Hillcrest Hospital in Cleveland. Grandparents are Joann Love of Austintown, the late Harry (Bud) Love, and Debbie Brown and Gary Smigelski, both of Cleveland.

Anthony J. III and Rie (Watanabe) Ditata of Henderson, Nev., are announcing the arrival of their first child, a daughter, Caprie Hana on Aug. 3 at St. Rose Dominican Hospital, Henderson. Grandparents are Anthony J. Jr. and Donna Ditata of Struthers and Kunio and Saeko Watanabe of Kyoto, Japan. Great-grandparents are Edward and Rita Billec of Campbell and Hayao and Chieko Watanabe of Kyoto.

This column is reserved for out-of-town births of local interest. Please send the information to the Society Department by noon Tuesday.

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