A son, William Austin, to KATE CASSIDY and IAN SHAPIRO of New York City on Jan. 3, 2015. The maternal grandparents are Cheryl and Harry Cassidy of Tabernacle. The paternal grandparents are Bonnie and Ted Shapiro of Livingston. William Austin is named in memory of his maternal cousin Chazan Joseph Sandala.
William joins a brother, Charles Avery.