Courtesy of West Suburban Medical Center

The first baby of the new year in Oak Park was born at West Suburban Medical Center. Gabriella Mary Agnes Bickham was born to mom, Ariel Bickham of Brookfield on Jan. 1 at 3:52 a.m. She weighed in at 5 pounds 7 ounces and measured 18 inches in length. Mom and baby are doing fine.

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Evan O'Brien

Evan O'Brien is the content manager of OakPark.com. Soon after Evan was born in Chicago, his family moved to Oak Park for the same reason that attracts people to the "World's Largest Village" today: the...