The revelers in Times Square were stil celebrating when New York City welcomed what was likely its first baby of 2017.
Flushing Hospital in Queens reported a baby boy named Nathan, born at 12:08 a.m. and weighing in at 7 pounds, 11 ounces.
NYC Health + Hospitals, the city's public hospital system, said its first of the year - baby Melanie - arrived at 12:09 a.m. weighing in at 6 pounds, 9 ounces.
She was born at Jacobi Medical Center in the Bronx.
New York-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital said it welcomed its first 2017 baby at 2:51 a.m., a boy named Jacob.