First Birthday Announcements

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The newspaper publishes First Birthday announcements free of charge. Submissions for First Birthday announcements must be made by the baby's parents. Parents should provide a quality photo and the information in this form at least one week prior to the baby's birthday. Questions may be directed to our News Department at 814-677-8370 or newsroom.thederrick@gmail.com. *NOTE: You should receive a confirmation email after the form has been successfully submitted. If you do not receive this email, please call us to confirm receipt of your submission.

Baby's Information
Photo Submission
Please note: Photo size cannot exceed 9MB.
Parents' Information
City and State
Submissions that do not include a telephone number will not be considered for publication.
Additional Information (optional)

If the baby's parents do not live in the newspaper's readership area, we also will print the baby's grandparents' names and address to give our readers a local connection to the baby. Grandparents' information will not be printed if the parents live in the newspaper's readership area.

City and State
Alternate Way to Submit Your Announcement

Don't want to use this form? Parents may submit photos and information for their child's first birthday announcement by emailing the details at least a week in advance to newsroom.thederrick@gmail.com. Photos should be saved as .JPG files and attached to the email. A daytime telephone number, which will not be published, is also required.

Submission

You should receive a confirmation email after the form has been successfully submitted. If you do not receive this email, please call us at (814)677-8303 to confirm receipt of your submission. If you are having trouble submitting your information, please check the size of your photo (if applicable) to ensure it is 9MB or less in size.

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