Week in Pictures
Images from across the region by Tribune-Review photographers.
Horseback riding, tip off and Stadium Series (Feb 20-26)
Kristina Serafini | Tribune-Review
Bonny Hall of Avalon rides her 27-year-old Holsteiner, Romeo, along a field in Sewickley Heights as the sun begins to peek through the fog Monday, Feb. 20, 2017.
Steph Chambers | Tribune-Review
A referee drops his whistles while watching the tip off between Jeannette and Bentworth during a WPIAL playoff game at Norwin High School in North Huntingdon, Pa. on Tuesday Feb. 21, 2017. Jeannette beat Bentworth boys basketball, 59-35.
Sean Stipp | Tribune-Review
Fireworks blast off around the perimeter of Heinz Field during the National Anthem prior to the start of the Stadium Series matchup between the Penguins and Philadelphia Flyers.
Steph Chambers | Tribune-Review
Wilkinsburg police officer Michele Krempasky shows 4th-grader Ava her 'carrot fingers' during a Hero Luncheon at Sloan Elementary School in Murrysville, Pa. on Wednesday Feb. 22, 2017. Krempasky lost her fingers in a saw accident. Despite the injury and possible retirement, she learned to shoot her gun with her left hand.
Dan Speicher | Tribune-Review
People gather as emergency responders work on the recovery of a worker that was trapped when a trench collapsed, at the corner of Fitz Henry Road and Reduction Road, in South Huntingdon Township, on Wednesday, Feb.22, 2017.
Louis B. Ruediger | Tribune-Review
Krista Lubic and her daughter Phoenix 4, talk with a neighbor asking of there well being while revisiting her house at 860 Thompson Run Road that burnt down earlier this month.Wednesday Feb 22, 2017.
Chaz Palla | Tribune-Review
The Flyers' Wayne Simmonds jumps to try and disract Penguins goaltender Matt Murray in the third period Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017 at Heinz Field.
Christopher Horner | Tribune-Review
Pirates left fielder Gregory Polanco runs to the batting cages in a steady rain Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017, at Pirate City in Bradenton, Fla.
Louis B. Ruediger | Tribune-Review
Anthony McFadden 9, of Leechburg, catches air while riding his bycycle at the Northmoreland Parks BMX Track. Friday Feb 24, 2017.Anthony enjoyed the unusually warm tempertures while racing his brother Lucas 7.
Chaz Palla | Tribune-Review
Blackhawk's Olivia Roberts (11) defends on Freeport's Asti Brestensky during 4-A girls first round action Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017 at North Allegheny.
Steph Chambers | Tribune-Review
A wrestler warms up during the PIAA Southwest Regional Wrestling tournamnet at IUP's Kovalchick Center in Indiana, Pa. on Friday, Feb. 24, 2017.
Dan Speicher | Tribune-Review
John-Paul Runyan, 28, of Lawrenceville, takes a break on the side of Sardis Road, in Murrysville, as he takes advantage of record breaking warm weather, to ride his bike to Indiana, on Friday, Feb.24, 2017. The ride, which should take about five hours, will finish with a meal with his family, at their restaurant the Coventry Inn.
Christian Tyler Randolph | Tribune-Review
Poster prints of student faces line a staircase as an A/V team shoots video footage from above during the STEAM science fair at Yough Intermediate Middle School in Ruffs Dale, Pa. on Friday Feb. 24, 2017.
Kristina Serafini | Tribune-Review
Quaker Valley Middle School seventh-grader Thia Ferderbar works on her cardboard treehous inside the school's maker space after school Friday, Feb. 17, 2017. Quaker Valley sophomore Elise Truchan led the workshop on treehouse-building at the middle school. In 2015, Truchan built a treehouse in front of her Leet home as part of an eighth-grade Girl Scouts project that had to be torn down due to township regulations. The story received international attention.
Steph Chambers | Tribune-Review
Highlands’ RJ Rieger reacts after his team's 49-48 loss to Laurel Highlands during a WPIAL playoff game at Norwin High School in North Huntingdon, Pa. on Tuesday Feb. 21, 2017.
Lunar Gala, Jackson Pollock's 'Number 8' and Spring farming (Feb. 13-19)
Andrew Russell | Tribune-Review
Models walk the runway wearing clothes from the Etats line created by Carnegie Mellon seniors, Joanne Lo and Lynn Kim (not pictured) during the annual Lunar Gala 2017: Sonder, at CMU's Wiegand Gym, Saturday, Feb. 19, 2017. The student-run event is CMU's largest creative showcase, bringing together fashion, dance and video art in a single performance.
Christian Tyler Randolph | Tribune-Review
Tessa Sarver works in the farm greenhouse preparing crops for the spring growing season and summer harvest at Sarver Hill Farms in Greensburg, Pa. on Monday Feb. 13, 2017.
Christian Tyler Randolph | Tribune-Review
From left, Duncan MacDiarmid, Shannon Kolvitz and Scott Hunter fine-tune the positioning of the Jackson Pollock's 'Number 8' as it is hung at The Westmoreland Museum of American Art in Greensburg, Pa. on Saturday Feb. 18, 2017. The Pollock, which is the first from the painter to be shown at the Westmoreland museum is part of a traveling selection 'When Modern was Contemporary' organized by the Neuberger Museum of Art and the American Federation of Arts from the Roy R. Neuberger collection that will be on display until May 21 before traveling to the Boise Art Museum.
Steph Chambers | Tribune-Review
A wrestler stretches during the WPIAL Class AA section wrestling tournament at Canon-McMillan High School in Canonsburg, Pa. on Friday Feb. 17, 2017.
Andrew Russell | Tribune-Review
Brandeli Rojas, of Beechview wraps herself in the American flag while participating in the National ‘Day Without Immigrants’ march on Broadway Avenue in Beechview, Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017. The march was held to denounce President Trump’s recent crackdown on immigration.
Christian Tyler Randolph | Tribune-Review
John Thomas, left, and his son Greg Thomas run tree sap through an evaporator during the process of making maple syrup the Sugar Shack at Oak Lodge in Donegal Township, Pa. on Tuesday Feb. 14, 2017.
Chaz Palla | Tribune-Review
The Jets' Nikolaj Ehlers tries the deflect the puck past Penguins goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury in the second period Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017 at PPG Paints Arena.
Steph Chambers | Tribune-Review
after reaching a verdict of 3rd degree murder at Westmoreland County Courthouse in Greensburg, Pa. on Thursday Feb. 16, 2017.
Christopher Horner | Tribune-Review
Pirates second baseman Josh Harrison talks with left fielder Gregory Polanco during a break in batting practice, as pitcher Ivan Nova listens in Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017, at Pirate City in Bradenton, Fla.
Jared Wickerham/For The Tribune-Review
Dura-Bond Industries President Jason Norris poses for a portrait outside of the Dura-Bond Coating facility on Thursday, February 16, 2017 in Duquesne, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/For The Tribune-Review)
Andrew Russell | Tribune-Review
Assistant Fire Chief, Norman Auvil stands at attention to say the pledge of allegiance before taking the oath of office at the City County Building, Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017.
Nate Smallwood | Tribune-Review
The Foundry sits under construction on Willow St. in Lawrenceville on Feb. 12, 2017.
Dan Speicher | Tribune-Review
Lindsey Lawrence (center), 22, a Seton Hill University senior dance major, leaps into the air during her 'Rehearsal and Performance' class, at the Seton Hill University Arts Center, in Greensburg, on Friday, Feb.17, 2017.
Ken Reabe Jr. | For The Tribune-Review
Greensburg Central Catholic's Neal McDermott (11) is fouled by Shady Side Academy's Skyy Moore (left) late in the second quarter on Monday, Feb. 13, 2017, in Carbon.
Lunar New Year, Cupid's Undie Run and Eurasian Eagle Owlet (Feb. 6 - 12)
Nate Smallwood | Tribune-Review
Phatsaya Jamjumrus, 28, of Squirrel Hill, awaits the start of the Lunar New Year Parade up Murray Ave. in Squirrel Hill on Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017.
Steph Chambers | Tribune-Review
A man hangs his head under a crucifix mural and a tattered American flag as he walks along Harrison Avenuein Jeannette, Pa. on Wednesday Feb. 08, 2017.
Nate Smallwood | Tribune-Review
Concerned neighbors peer out their windows and from their porches down onto the scene of a shooting on Smokey Wood Dr. in Swissvale on Monday, Feb. 6, 2017.
Steph Chambers | Tribune-Review
Brookville's Tyler Cook records a technical fall, 22-7, against Northern Lebanon's Hunter Wallace in the 220-lb bout during the first round of PIAA Team Wrestling at the Giant Center in Hershey, Pa. on Thursday Feb. 09, 2017.
Nate Smallwood | Tribune-Review
A police officer comforts a man who is overcome with emotion at the scene of a deadly fire on Lincoln Way in White Oak on Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017.
Nate Smallwood | Tribune-Review
Participants rest after Cupid's Undie Run outside of McFadden's on the North Shore on Feb. 11, 2017. All of the money raised went to benefit Children’s Tumor Foundation.
Louis B. Ruediger | Tribune-Review
Kalob Reedy of Rimersburg and Emanuel McClain of Burgettstown clear off vehicles before departing from the New Kensington 307 barracks. Thursday Feb 9, 2017.
Nate Smallwood | Tribune-Review
Pittsburgh honored its African-American public safety personnel, past and present, with a what Mayor Bill Peduto described as a celebration of “great Pittsburghers who took great strides.”
Barry Reeger | For The Tribune-Review
Penn Hills' Ariana Dunson drives past Latrobe's Bethany Havrilla during their WPIAL Girl's Basketball contest at Latrobe High School on Friday Feb.10, 2017 in Latrobe.Penn Hills defeated Latrobe 67-42.
Nate Smallwood | Tribune-Review
Sam Williamson, leader of the Western Pennsylvania Service Employees International Union, leads chants outside of the office of Senator Pat Toomey to deliver letters and speak with is staff on the Southside on Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017.
Andrew Russell | Tribune-Review
A 17 day-old Eurasian Eagle Owlet looks at local media at the National Aviary, Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017.
Steph Chambers | Tribune-Review
Kiski Area's Vinny Romano listens to the national anthem during the third place match of PIAA Team Wrestling at the Giant Center in Hershey, Pa. on Saturday Feb. 11, 2017. Kiski beat Cathedral Prep 41-21 to win third place.
Christian Tyler Randolph | Tribune-Review
Hempfield senior Ed DiOrio sings the National Anthem atHempfield Area Senior High School in Hempfield, Pa. on Friday Feb. 10, 2017.
Christian Tyler Randolph | Tribune-Review
One and a half year old Lewis Cambal, center, leads his mother Jannie Olszewski during the annual art and science show at Newlonsburg Elementary in Murrysville, Pa. on Tuesday Feb. 07, 2017.
Kristina Serafini | Tribune-Review
Sewickley Academy ninth-grader Joe Wyche adds more black painter's tape to his temporary work of art under a staircase at the Edgeworth school Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017. L.K. Sleat's drawing and painting II students used walls, corners and crevices on the campus to complete their multi-week projects.
Steph Chambers | Tribune-Review
Nick Cup of Hempfield uses his prosthetic hand as he fly fishes at Twin Lakes Park on Tuesday Feb. 07, 2017. 'I can do anything that people with two hands can do. It's just more of a challenge,' said Cup, who hand makes his own flies. Cup, a retired teacher with Hempfield Area School District, learned to fly fish from a former student.
Bigotry is poison, Penguins and a funeral home comfort dog (Jan. 30 - Feb. 5)
Steph Chambers | Tribune-Review
Madison Willson, a sophomore at Seton Hill University, chants 'refugees are welcome here' while protesting the immigration ban in front of the Westmoreland County Courthouse in Greensburg, Pa. on Thursday Feb. 02, 2017.
Chaz Palla | Tribune-Review
The Penguins' Ian Cole eyes the pucks after a Matt Murray save against the Predators in the first period Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017 at PPG Paints Arena.
Dan Speicher | Tribune-Review
Ballroom dance instructor Jerry Gresko, owner of TDI Gresko Ballroom Dance in Greensburg, Pa., poses for a portrait on Thursday Feb. 02, 2017.
Kristina Serafini | Tribune-Review
Jefferson Elementary first-grader Madden Stanek dressed as a 100-year-old woman as part of a celebration recognizing the 100th day of school on Feb. 3, 2017.
Steph Chambers | Tribune-Review
Members of the Latrobe Wildcats watch the last seconds of overtime during the JV game against Hempfield Spartans at Greater Latrobe High School in Latrobe, Pa. on Tuesday Jan. 31, 2017.
Andrew Russell | Tribune-Review
Phil Wasler, Bill Johnston and Peter Kope, all of Highland Park, collect potable water from Fire Station 8 in East Liberty, Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017.
Christian Tyler Randolph | Tribune-Review
St. Vincent’s Matt D’Amico (22) is fouled going to the basket against Grove City in the first half on Saturday at St. Vincent.
Steph Chambers | Tribune-Review
An American flag and a statue symbolizing justice are divided by a street pole as Jaclyn O'Neill, a senior at Seton Hill University, gestures a peace sign while protesting the immigration ban in front of the Westmoreland County Courthouse in Greensburg, Pa. on Thursday Feb. 02, 2017.
Steph Chambers | Tribune-Review
Canon-McMillan's Jacob Gardner wrestles Kiski Area's Darren Miller in the 106-lb bout during the WPIAL Class AAA team wrestling championship at Penn Hills High School in Pittsburgh, Pa. on Saturday Feb. 04, 2017. Kiski Area won 41-21 against Canon-McMillan. Darren Miller (KA) m.d. Jacob Gardner, 12-4.
Steph Chambers | Tribune-Review
A young Belle Vernon fan pulls an angry fan back as he voices his opinion toward the officials at Mt. Pleasant High School in Mt. Pleasant, Pa. on Thursday Feb. 02, 2017. Belle Vernon won 60-59.
Sidney Davis | Tribune-Review
A bicyclist pedals his way along the side of Route 56 in Lower Burrell on a blustery day on Monday, Jan. 30, 2017.
Andrew Russell | Tribune-Review
Michelle Schwartzmier and Rich Schwartzmier talk about their daughter, Casey Marie Schwartzmier, in their Ross Township home, Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017. Casey died Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017, from an accidental heroin overdose.
Andrew Russell | Tribune-Revie
Tim Harvilla, a Foreman Trainee at the Consol Energy Inc. Underground Training Academy is illuminated by a headlamp of a fellow miner at the BMX mine in East Finley, PA, Thursday.
Steph Chambers | Tribune-Review
Belle Vernon head coach Lisa Fairman reacts after her team committed a foul at Mt. Pleasant High School in Mt. Pleasant, Pa. on Thursday Feb. 02, 2017. Belle Vernon won 60-59.
Louis B. Ruediger | Tribune-Review
Chester, waits in the viewing room for those who need comfort at the Curran -Shaffer Funeral Home in Apollo were he works as a Comfort Dog.Friday Feb 3, 2017.
Special Olympics, National Day of Remembrance and Kazoofest (Jan. 23 - 29)
Steph Chambers | Tribune-Review
Westmoreland County Special Olympics athlete Alex Heiple receives a hug from Nate Cieply after he made a three-pointer during a basketball clinic with Westmoreland County Community College’s Wolfpack men’s basketball team at Hempfield Township Athletic Complex on Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017.
Barry Reeger | For The Tribune-Review
People participate in a candlelight vigil during Westmoreland County's first observance of the National Day of Remembrance at Westminster Presbyterian Church in Greensburg on Sunday Jan. 29, 2017. The event paid tribute to community members that were lost to addiction.
Andrew Russell | Tribune-Review
Noah Brown, 6, of Alison Park, runs out of breath during a rendition of 'The William Tell Overture,' during the 11th annual Kazoofest at the main branch of the Carnegie Library in Oakland, Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017.
Nate Smallwood | Tribune-Review
Joseph 'Kid Cuba' Llaneza, 37, of Wilkinsburg dances in a break dance competition held at the August Wilson Center for African American Culture on Sunday, Jan. 29, 2017.
Andrew Russell | Tribune-Review
Three inmates sit on a bench in one of the recreation areas at SCI Pittsburgh, Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017. Due to budget concerns, the state may close SCI Pittsburgh later this year.
Steph Chambers | Tribune-Review
Longtime Prioress Mother Mary Ann Noll, photographed on Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017, has been keeping St. Emma Monastery in Greensburg running by leasing land for farming, running a former Chaplain’s house as a bed and breakfast, and opening the monastery for retreats and meetings.
Steph Chambers | Tribune-Review
Tom Myers of the Greensburg Knights of Columbus poses for a impromptu portrait while waving his pro-life sign in front of the Westmoreland County Courthouse, at the corner of Main Street and Otterman Street, on Friday, Jan. 27, 2017, the same day as the March for Life in Washington, D.C.
Nate Smallwood | Tribune-Review
Rebecca Shreckengast and daughter, Hannah Shreckengast, 4, of Allison Park, look at the 'Arab Courier Attacked by Lions' diorama on display at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History in Pittsburgh, Pa., on Monday, Jan. 23, 2017.
Christian Tyler Randolph | Tribune-Review
Ten-month-old Daleena Earnesty, center right, smiles up toward her mother Kristie Earnesty, above, as she is fed a snack from her grandmother Kathy VanButenburgh, right, as they watch television together with brothers Aidyn Earnesty, 5, right, Bentley Earnesty, 6, along with Hailey Plows, second left, and Kyrie Weston in a communal living room at the Welcome Home Shelter in Greensburg, Pa. on Wednesday Jan. 25, 2017. The Earnesty family were counted along with other families housed at the emergency shelter along with other unsheltered homeless who chose to check-in at other locations around the county.
Steph Chambers | Tribune-Review
Greensburg Salem's Liz Rullo gets a finger in her face while defended by Trinity's Rachel Lemons on Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017 at Greensburg Salem High School. Trinity won 60-38.
Nate Smallwood | Tribune-Review
Student organizer, John Kennewick, 22, of Oakland, leads chants while protesters march inside of Pittsburgh International Airport in response to President Donald Trump's travel ban on Sunday, Jan. 29, 2017.
John Altdorfer
Peter Verbica presents his daughter, Elizabeth, during the 91st annual Cinderella Ball, Westin William Penn Hotel, Pittsburgh, PA. Jan. 28, 2017.
Dan Speicher | Tribune-Review
Norwin senior Davina Broker works with Habitat for Humanity to gut the interior of at a house along Jefferson Ave. in Greensburg on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017.
Christian Tyler Randolph | Tribune-Review
Penny Lim stays warm in her family's van while waiting for the school bus with her siblings outside their home in Jeannette, Pa. on Thursday Jan. 26, 2017.
Dan Speicher | Tribune-Review
Cattle roam their penn at Heinnickel Farms in Loyalhannah Twp., Pa. on Thursday Jan. 26, 2017.
Sidney Davis | Tribune-Review
Francis 'Bud' Peitz of Fox Chapel sprays off the soap lather from his German Shepard, Kody, at the AquaJet Express Dog Wash on Second Street in New Kensington on Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017.
Women's march, inauguration protests and crushed Super Bowl dreams (Jan. 17 - Jan. 22)
Andrew Russell | Tribune-Review
Melissa Trax of Penn Hills, holds a flower while listening to speakers in Market Square during the Sisters March for Pittsburgh a companion event for the Women's March on Washington, Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017. An estimated 25,000 people participated in the march.
Nikole Kost | For the Tribune-Review
A protester waits in line to clear a checkpoint to protest the Inauguration Parade
Patrick Connolly | Tribune-Review
Protesters throw a newsstand into a fire started near the intersection of 14th Street and K Street Northwest following the inauguration of Donald Trump in Washington, D.C. on Friday, Jan. 20, 2017.
Chaz Palla | Tribune-Review
Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlilsberger reacts to a no call on an interference call against the Patriots AFC Championship game at Gillette Stadium Foxboro Ma.
Christopher Horner | Tribune-Review
Patriots quarterback Tom Brady celebrates a touchdown during the third quarter of the AFC championship game against the Steelers Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017, at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, MA.
Andrew Russell | Tribune-Review
A woman named Marylin who declined to give her last name makes a protest sign at the City County Building, downtown, for the Sisters March for Pittsburgh a companion event for the Women's March on Washington, Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017. An estimated 25,000 people participated in the march.
Steph Chambers | Tribune-Review
Fort Allen Elementary kindergartner Matteo Santamaria waits for the school day to end while drawing a picture on Friday, Jan. 20, 2017. Fort Allen Elementary students were encouraged to wear Steelers apparel Friday before the AFC Championship game Sunday.
Jamie Martines | Tribune-Review
Protestors set fire to trash cans and newspaper dispensers in Downtown Washington on Friday.
Nate Smallwood | Tribune-Review
Steelers fans watch the AFC Championship inside of Local Bar and Kitchen on the South Side on Jan. 22, 2017.
Jamie Martines | Tribune-Review
Victoria Brown (left) of Maryland marches with a portrait of Eleanor Roosevelt during Saturday's Women's March on Washington.
Steph Chambers | Tribune-Review
Indiana gathers for a cheer before playing Franklin Regional on Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017 at Franklin Regional. Franklin Regional won 56-40.
Ken Reabe Jr. | For The Tribune-Review
Jeannette's Tre' Cunningham (4) puts up a shot as he loses his footing during the first period against Greensburg Central Catholic on Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017, in Carbon. Greensburg Central Catholic leads 33-28 at halftime.
Patrick Connolly | Tribune-Review
Protesters help pour milk into the eyes of Jeff Leonard, a Trump supporter from Las Vegas who was pepper sprayed, near the intersection of 14th Street and K Street Northwest following the inauguration of Donald Trump in Washington, D.C. on Friday, Jan. 20, 2017.
Andrew Russell | Tribune-Review
Patrons of the Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh Downtown stand at the window overlooking Point State Park, Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017.
Sean Stipp | Tribune-Review
Steelers fans cheer during the second quarter during the Steelers AFC Championship Game against the New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, MA on Jan. 22, 2017.
Kristina Serafini | Tribune-Review
The scoreboard is reflected in the pool as Quaker Valley's Martha Pangburn competes in the girls 200-yard individual medley during a meet against Blackhawk on Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017, at Sewickley Valley YMCA.