Beach Fun! Extreme Kayak Fishing Summer SLAM and Stand Up Paddle Race

By David Volz The Extreme Kayak Fishing Summer SLAM series and a Sunshine Stand Up Paddle (SUP) Series race took place in

Kickin’ It Country comes to Pompano Beach

By David Volz Pompano Beach Arts offered Kickin ‘It Country, a music festival, at the Pompano

Pompano Beach Ocean Rescue tries to save a sea turtle

By David Volz Pompano Beach Ocean Rescue received a call Tuesday afternoon from a boater that

U Can Ride offers horseback riding lessons and helps those with disabilities

  By David Volz Jennifer Gross loves horses and the opportunity to help others. As one

Pompano Beach to host Fireworks Extravaganza

The City of Pompano Beach will be celebrating July 4th this year with a Fireworks Extravaganza at the Pompano Beach Fishing Pier. Beginning at 6:00 p.m., DJ Holiday and Radio Station Magic 102.7 will begin the celebration with music.

At 9:00 p.m., direct your attention to the night sky as we set off an array of fireworks that is sure to impress. Fireworks will be launched from the end of the Pompano Beach Fishing Pier. Blankets and lawn chairs are welcome. Personal fireworks, glass containers, alcohol, and pets are prohibited.

Parking is available at Atlantic Boulevard and A1A. Street Parking will also be available.

 

Mark Berman is the new Pompano Beach city attorney

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By David Volz

The Pompano Beach City Commission has selected Mark Berman to serve as the new city attorney. He has served as assistant city attorney with the City of Pompano Beach since 1995.  Berman has nearly twenty years of local government law experience and will begin in his new position on August 24.

Mayor Lamar Fisher said, “Mr. Berman’s extensive legal experience in city, county and local government as well as his knowledge of Pompano Beach makes him the perfect selection for city attorney”.

Berman has been board certified by the Florida Bar as a specialist in city, county and local government law. His professional experience includes time as a Broward County assistant state attorney as well as in private practice. Mark is also a certified circuit and county court mediator.

Berman earned his Juris Doctor Degree at the University Of Miami School Of Law and earned his Bachelor of Arts Degree at the University of Delaware.

The city attorney position became available after the current city attorney, Gordon Linn, announced his intention to retire after serving more than twenty years as city attorney.