In year’s past, Island Hospital may have to wait a few days into January for the first baby of the New Year. However, 2016 started with two births on New Year’s Day, a boy and a girl, born to Anacortes residents. Arriving at 10:26 a.m. was Hawthorne Ambrose Dwight (left) followed by Mikaelyn Estelle Bitterman at 10:42 a.m. Hawthorne – with Mom Lindsay Sanford and Dad Zach Dwight – weighed 7 lb. 8 oz.; and Mikaelyn – with Mom Nicole Oliver and Dad Chris Bitterman – weighed 7 lb. 3 oz.