Andrew and Amy (Frye) Allen, Longmont, Colo., announce the birth of a son, Alexander Joseph Allen. Born Dec. 27, 2012, at Longmont United Hospital,Longmont, Colo., he weighed 6 pounds, 15 ounces.

Grandparents are Joe and Sandy Frye and Kathy Allen, all of Washington. Great-grandparents are Herb and Bernice Kopp, John and LaVerne Frye, all of Washington, Lawrence and Elizabeth Pittaluga, Creve Coeur, and Jerry and Frances Allen, Springfield.