Andrew and Erica Thornton of Streetsboro announce the birth of their first child, Nico Emerson Thornton. He arrived Aug. 5 at Robinson Memorial Hospital in Ravenna, weighing 7 pounds, 4 ounces.
Maternal grandparents are Ron and Vickie Housel of Warren. Paternal grandparents are Russell and Mary Thornton of Summerville, S.C.
Nico's great-grandparents are Donald and Sally Housel of Warren and Rose Wilson of Summerville.