Joseph Palermo and Stephanie Reece of Makanda announce the birth of their son, Michael Joseph Palermo. He was born at 5:27 p.m. Jan. 26, 2012 at Carbondale Memorial Hospital in Carbondale. He weighed 8 pounds, 1.5 ounces and was 20 ½ inches long.
He was welcomed home by a sister, Ariana Palermo, 10.
Grandparents are Michael and Marcia (Davis) Palermo of Danville, Connie and Dave Talbert and Michael and Kathy Reece, of Freeport.
Great-grandparents are the late Joseph and Madaline Palermo of Danville, the late Robert and Julia Davis of Danville, Marian and Don Kronberg of Freeport and Don and Patricia Reece of Coal City.