In this March 11, 1997, file photo, Alvah and Betty Chapman talk after the dedication of the Betty and Alvah Chapman Conference Center in the Robert McCabe Hall at MDCC’s Wolfson Campus.
In this March 11, 1997, file photo, Alvah and Betty Chapman talk after the dedication of the Betty and Alvah Chapman Conference Center in the Robert McCabe Hall at MDCC’s Wolfson Campus. A.Enrique Valentin El Nuevo Herald File
In this March 11, 1997, file photo, Alvah and Betty Chapman talk after the dedication of the Betty and Alvah Chapman Conference Center in the Robert McCabe Hall at MDCC’s Wolfson Campus. A.Enrique Valentin El Nuevo Herald File

Miami Herald Real Time/Breaking News reporter Howard Cohen, a 2017 Media Excellence Awards winner, has covered pop music, theater, health and fitness, obituaries, municipal government and general assignment. He started his career in the Features department at the Miami Herald in 1991.