Lawsuit filed, Getting vaccinated, Extreme heat, Summer school, Music and art

[1] Widow of murdered State Police officer files wrongful death lawsuit The state’s Department of Public Safety is being sued by the widow of State Police Officer Darian Jarrott who was killed during a traffic stop in February. Gabriella Jarrott is claiming her husband died because of the department’s negligence. Ofc. Jarrott was killed in I-10 near Deming by Omar Cueva. According to the lawsuit, Cueva was an extremely dangerous drug trafficker which was known by Jarrott’s supervisors. The lawsuit claims Jarrott’s supervisors didn’t inform him of Cueva’s criminal background and directed Jarrott to do the traffic stop without any

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St. Tammany celebrating summer with music, arts and outside recreation | St. Tammany community news

MUSIC: More free live music scheduled from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. June 18 at the next Sunset at the Landing Concert at the Landing on Columbia Street. Entertainment to be announced. 

SEE THE LIGHT: “The Light” Invitational Art Exhibition will be on display at the Slidell Cultural Center in City Hall, 2055 Second St., through July 9. Audiences will experience light through the unique visions of exhibiting artists Christine Bandera, LaNelle Landry, Robert LaBranche and Martin Needom. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesdays through Fridays. Viewings are by appointment only. Same-day appointments are available. Call (985)

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Chicago Children’s Choir kicks off summer in music, art and outdoor dining in Austin

Austin — This weekend, outside of Austin’s eateries, a children’s choir performed summer’s flagship outdoor dining, music, and art to the neighborhood.

The Chicago Children’s Choir’s performance was the first of many music events planned to more welcome residents and tourists on Chicago Avenue and Madison Street in Austin as part of the Chicago Outdoor Program.

The Austin Chamber of Commerce is using a $ 120,000 grant from the program to boost tourism in the neighborhood with the help of local artists and musicians, including young people on display at the Chicago Children’s Choir.

Tina Augustus, Executive Director of the

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Staten Island summer festivals 2021: Every Saturday through August, roads will close for food and fun on Van Duzer Street

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Bring on the empanadas and soul food! Each Saturday for 12 consecutive weeks starting this weekend, restaurants and small businesses will be the draw to the heart of Stapleton with regular block parties. The section of Van Duzer at Wright and Beach Streets will be closed to vehicular traffic on those days to promote community gatherings from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The Van Duzer Street Civic Association has organized the family-friendly series through NYC’s Open Streets car-free program. It will continue from June 12 through the rest of the summer.

Chicken empanadas at Amira’s in

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How crochet became summer 2021’s sexiest trend

The last year and a half’s lockdowns have seen us all get cozy inside our homes. We’ve perfected our infits and our Zoom meeting fits. We’ve taken up new hobbies from sourdough baking and crocheting to candle-making. We’ve spent copious amounts of time cooking for ourselves, and perhaps sprucing up our at-home dining environs with tablecloths or doilies. But it’s now summer 2021: Covid vaccines are steadily rolling out; clubs and bars are slowly reopening; the outside world is calling us. Of course the ‘going out’ dress is a stalwart choice for dressing up and re-entering the world post-lockdown. But

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Summer highlight: Butte Archives to feature masterpieces from W.A. Clark collection | Local

Copper King W.A. Clark was a collector — in every sense of the word.

During his lifetime, he acquired not just numerous mines, but a newspaper, bank and railroads, a Montana Senate seat and the Columbia Gardens, a quarry or two along the way, with small and large-scale mansions added into

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