Monroe County Sheriff’s Office arrested Miami-Dade residents Julo Turino Borroto and Jesus Molinet-Salinas Saturday on five misdeanor counts of lobster possession and hunting. They got caught with 44 speared spiny lobsters, some quite tiny.
Great Heights Academy, a school in the Hammocks for special-needs students, was renovated mid-July by Interval International volunteers. Over three days, 16 new rooms were constructed, painted and furnished for the students.
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.