Melissa and Denis Welch of Hewitt welcomed the birth of their son, Denis Richard Welch, on Feb. 14, 2012. He weighed 7 pounds 7 ounces and was 20 inches long. Denis Richard arrived at 11:54 p.m. at Chilton Hospital. He is the grandson of Debbie and Denis Welch of Hewitt, Debbie and Richard Mirabelli and Donna and Bob Trentacosta of West Milford. Denis Richard is fortunate to have four great-grandparents as well: Helen Welch of Woolford, Md., formally of Hewitt, Rosario Mirabelli of West Milford and Joan and George Schmitt of Wayne. He will be a third generation West Milford Highlander, as he will follow in the footsteps of his grandfathers, Denis and Richard, along with his parents and aunts, Dana Mirabelli-Reonieri, Niccole Welch and Michele Mirabelli.