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West Roxbury Youths Highlighted, YMCA to Remain Open New Year's

A roundup of five things to know for Tuesday, Dec. 31.

Photo credit: Patch file photo.
Photo credit: Patch file photo.
1. Corey Scannell of West Roxbury, a senior at Boston College High School and one of the ten members of the College Level Latin V course, visited the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston on Dec. 10. Find out what he learned there. 

Meanwhile, in local sports news, West Roxbury’s Chris Kinney, a senior at Dexter Southfield School, was recently named to two holiday All-Tourney Teams: Charger Classic in Waltham, a tourney that Dexter won with its win over Chapel Hill, 63-43; and the Mary Ann Farroba Holiday Classic in Seekonk. Kinney, a 6’3” shooting guard for Dexter broke Dexter’s individual game scoring record when he recently scored 39 points in Dexter’s 84-73 win over Hebron Academy. 

2. The West Roxbury YMCA will be open on New Year's Eve from 5 a.m. to 3 p.m., and New Year's Day from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

3. If you live in West Roxbury and have trash collected on Monday or Tuesday, expect regular service. For everyone else, trash collection will be one day late for remainder of week EXCEPT Boston Proper, Roxbury, Charlestown; see the city's full schedule for details. 

4. Heading downtown for New Year's Eve? Find out all you need to know about First Night Boston this year, as well as the MBTA service through Tuesday night.

5. ICYMI: The Parkway Running Club is inviting residents to join in on either a 3-mile or 5-mile social run New Year's Day morning, with some light breakfast refreshments like orange juice and coffee. The run is free and open to everyone. Meet at the gym at the West Roxbury YMCA at 9:30 a.m. on New Year's Day. For folks who choose to join or renew their memberships with PRC ($40 for individual membership, $60 couples), this year's annual club membership gift is a tech shirt with the newly minted PRC logo. 

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