The South Florida Youth Symphony’s Concert Master Yosvani Rodriguez, 17 on Sept. 4, has been awarded a scholarship to the Interlochen Center for the Arts, one of the most prestigious music academies in the world.
Approximately 3,500 people die of drowning annually, according to a 2017 USA Swimming Foundation research study. Even more startling is the fact that African-American children are 5.5 times more likely to drown than Caucasian youngsters.
A 13-year-old male Orinoco crocodile was whisked from its ‘Amazon and Beyond’ exhibit at Zoo Miami to an operating table at the hospital’s zoo. On Friday, a team of veterinarians and zoo staff treated the wound to the reptile’s left-front wrist.
The four-acre natural oasis where the late Janet Reno lived most of her life, in a house built by hand by her mother, will likely be donated to Miami Dade College to become part of the environmental center at the school’s nearby Kendall campus.