A baby girl, named Ariana, was born at 12:01 a.m.at Flushing Hospital Medical Center, Dr. Andrew Rubin said.
The hospital also delivered the first baby on Christmas Day.
Toronto saw two New Year's babies born as the clock struck midnight.
The first baby at the Coombe Hospital in Dublin was born to parents Christine and Gareth O'Leary at 1.41am this morning.
Meanwhile, there are still some parts of America and Canada preparing to ring in the new year, with the last getting underway at midday our time.
NHS Highland confirmed no babies were born in the first 12 hours of 2018 but some new arrivals are expected later today.
"Mom and babies are doing well", he said.
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"At the stroke of midnight, (they) look down, toes just came out, with fireworks going off outside the window", he said in a phone interview.
Her mother is 25-year-old Tania Shirin.
Her father, Mbali Dlamini, said he stood byKhoza's side throughout the process. "That's one of the most awesome things".
"I was in labour for a long time and I just wanted the baby to come out, but when I looked at the time and saw the fireworks ... it was attractive, with a lot of colours", Hlengiwe Khoza, Shiloh's mom, told reporters from her hospital room Monday afternoon. Phillip was followed by a twin sister, Victoria, as 12.00.07. They were delivered by Caesarian Section.
The infant weighed in at 4 pounds, 11.5 ounces and is 18 inches long, officials said.
Proud papa Sergon Gawro said he spent most of the night worrying about the health of his wife, Nadira Tijir, and their babies, but was pleasantly surprised by the timing.
"When they came out healthy I was so happy and happier because I knew my wife wanted them to be born on New Year's".