South Shore: 2012 celebrated with a splash

A lot of people on the South Shore rang in the New Year with a splash.

Annual events featuring icy dips at local beaches took place Sunday afternoon.

The Humarock Hurricane Plunge was held at the public beach near the intersection of Marshfield and Central Ave. in Scituate.

Participants were asked to bring items to donate to the local Food Pantry.

The Rexhame Rangers’ annual New Year’s swim took place in Marshfield.

In Weymouth, the annual Frozen Wildcat Plunge took place at Wessagusset Beach to raise money for the high school athletic department.

About Garo Hagopian

Garo Hagopian has been a member of the WATD family as a weekend news anchor since 2008, and has been a writer-producer-editor at WBZ in Boston since 1996.