Jacob James Dalia celebrated his first birthday on Jan. 4, 2009.

He is the son of Matt and Rhonda (Ross) Dalia, Kill Devil Hills, NC.

His grandparents are Denny and Marlene Ross, Newcomerstown; Joseph and Vicki Dalia, Whitetop, VA, and Jim Pullen, Winter Springs, FL.

Great-grandparents are Norma and the late James Jr. Ross, and George Stonebrook, all of Newcomerstown, and Thomas and the late Virginia Dobbs, Boone, NC.