BROOKLYN - The new year has arrived, bringing with it some special Brooklyn newborns.

Baby Orane was the first baby to be born in the borough coming into the world at 12:12 a.m. New Year's Day at SUNY Downstate Medical Center in East Flatbush.

Orane's mother Nickesha Clarke says 2013 is going to be a great year for her and her East New York family.