A Howell newborn is the first baby born in Monmouth County in the new year.

Mikayla Elizabeth Dever (Tony Deluccio, Townsquare Media NJ)

Mikayla Elizabeth Dever was born at CentraState Medical Center in Freehold at 1:57AM on Tuesday morning, weighing in at 8 lbs 3 oz.

The baby's grandfather, Townsquare Media NJ's Tony Deluccio, says mother, father and child are doing well.