A daughter, Alysandra Grace Palmitessa, was born to Jason Paul and Samantha Lee (Leese) Palmitessa, of Valley View, at 9:29 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville. The baby weighed 6 pounds, 4 ounces, and was 19 inches in length. Maternal grandparents are Terry and Sandra Leese, of Valley View. Paternal grandparents are Paul and Cindy Palmitessa, of Myrtle Beach, S.C.