Five Things You Need to Know Today: Oct. 19
A ribbon cutting, some volleyball and a chance to properly recycle electronics.
1. Go Lions! The Newton South girls' varsity volleyball team will face Needham in a home match today starting at 4 p.m.
2. Ribbon cutting at MSPP. The Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony this morning at its new Newton campus at One Wells Avenue. The ribbon cutting will be held at 10:30 a.m. followed by refreshments, tours and a panel presentation titled “The Medical Home: A New Frontier for Behavioral Health Care."
3.Electronics drop-off. The Newton Recycling Depot on Rumford Avenue hosts special Friday/Saturday drop-offs for electronics once per month. Today and tomorrow you can drop off electronics from 8 a.m. - noon. A full list of acceptable materials is available online. There will be a $12 charge to recycle each TV or computer monitor, and all other appliances and electronics accepted free-of-charge. Check or cash accepted, made payable to "CRT Recycling."
4. Congratulations! Newton resident and Boston College organic chemist Lawrence T. Scott was recently honored by Alpha Sigma Nu, the Jesuit honor society, with a 2012 Alpha Sigma Nu Book Award for his co-edited book, Fragments of Fullerenes and Carbon Nanotubes.
5. Blog on Patch. Did you know Newton Patch has a blog section for local residents, business owners and community leaders? Local Voices is a section of our site where the editor steps aside and the community says what it wants. Interested in sharing your thoughts and opinions with a Patch blog? Do you already have a blog that needs a new set of readers? Submit a Local Voices Patch blog here.