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Friday - August 23, 2013

| Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, 12:01 a.m.
JC Schisler | Tribune-Review
Senate democratic leader Jay Costa meets with reporters and editors of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Friday, August 23, 2013.
Lindsay Dill | Tribune-Review
Lord of the Caprine goats Sidney 'Frodo' (left) and Sandy 'Sam' don their shire attire with owner Rachael 'Legolas' Shearer, 14, of Bullskin and friend Danielle 'Aragorn' Ledyard, 15, of Hempfield on Friday, Aug. 23, 2013, at the Westmoreland Fair in Mt. Pleasant Township. The group won first place for medium-sized animals in the fair's annual animal dressing contest.
Bill Shirley | For The Valley News Dispatch
Elizabeth Pollick, 4, left, and her sister, Brianna, 5, of Vandergrift, splash through the puddles that have gathered on the parking lot of Memorial Park in New Kensington, on Friday, Aug. 23, 2013.
Sidney Davis | Tribune-Review
Andrea Tomasic of North Braddock plays with her granddaughters, Taylor Lillian (left) and Tyler Elizabeth Shaffer (right) at Monoreville East Community Park on Friday August 23, 2013.
Keith Hodan | Tribune-Review
Jahzara Stover, 6, smiles as she collects a donation from a motorist in Coraopolis, Friday, August 23, 2013. Jahzara, and brothers Dion, 10, (left,) and Ziggy McIntosh, 7, and other boys and girls were collecting donations at several intersections throughout the borough on Friday, raising funds for the Cornell Youth Athletic Association, which will pay for events, equipment, and uniforms. The CYAA consists of boys and girls, ages 5 through 13 years old, who participate in both football and cheerleading.
Keith Hodan | Tribune-Review
Moving quickly is Georgie Stavropoulos, 6, as he collects donations from passing motorists in Coraopolis, Friday, August 23, 2013. Georgie and other boys and girls were collecting donations at several intersections throughout the borough on Friday, raising funds for the Cornell Youth Athletic Association, which will pay for events, equipment, and uniforms. The CYAA consists of boys and girls, ages 5 through 13 years old, who participate in both football and cheerleading. This is the first year Georgie will be playing organized football.
Keith Hodan | Tribune-Review
With his new backpack close at hand, Connor Perry, 5, of Forest Hills, walks the red carpet past smiling teachers and faculty of Edgewood Elementary School on his way to the first day of kindergarten, Friday, August 23, 2013. Walking with Connor is his mother, Cathleen Perry. The red carpet treatment was rolled out to make new students feel like stars on their first day at school. Edgewood Elementary School, part of the Woodland Hills School District, will have about 75 kindergarten students this school year, and about 400 students in total at the pre-K through 6th grade, according to principal, Janet Wilson Carter. 'Edgewood Elementary is ready, engaged, and determined to be the best,' said Wilson Carter about the upcoming school year.
Keith Hodan | Tribune-Review
With a smile on her face, Azeria Bates, 5, of Swissvale, walks the red carpet past cheering teachers and faculty of Edgewood Elementary School on her way to the first day of kindergarten, Friday, August 23, 2013. Walking with Azeria are her parents, Andrew and Shacoya. The red carpet treatment was rolled out to make new students feel like stars on their first day at school. Edgewood Elementary School, part of the Woodland Hills School District, will have about 75 kindergarten students this school year, and about 400 students in total at the pre-K through 6th grade facility, according to principal, Janet Wilson Carter. 'Edgewood Elementary is ready, engaged, and determined to be the best,' said Wilson Carter about the upcoming school year.
Keith Hodan | Tribune-Review
Nichole Hogan, 5, of Braddock Hills, smiles shyly as she and her mother, Jerrica Glaze, walk the red carpet past cheering teachers and faculty of Edgewood Elementary School on her way to the first day of kindergarten, Friday, August 23, 2013. The red carpet treatment was rolled out to make new students feel like stars on their first day at school. Edgewood Elementary School, part of the Woodland Hills School District, will have about 75 kindergarten students this school year, and about 400 students in total at the pre-K through 6th grade facility, according to principal, Janet Wilson Carter. 'Edgewood Elementary is ready, engaged, and determined to be the best,' said Wilson Carter about the upcoming school year.
Keith Hodan | Tribune-Review
Victoria Collins, 5, of Forest Hills, and her mother, Ashley, enjoy walking the red carpet past cheering teachers and faculty of Edgewood Elementary School on her way to the first day of kindergarten, Friday, August 23, 2013. The red carpet treatment was rolled out to make new students feel like stars on their first day at school. Edgewood Elementary School, part of the Woodland Hills School District, will have about 75 kindergarten students this school year, and about 400 students in total at the pre-K through 6th grade facility, according to principal, Janet Wilson Carter. 'Edgewood Elementary is ready, engaged, and determined to be the best,' said Wilson Carter about the upcoming school year.
Guy Wathen | Tribune-Review
Indian Head residents Adam Kern (left) and Ashley Leighty (middle) celebrate their wedding ceremony in the Excela Latrobe Hospital chapel in Latrobe on August 23, 2013.
Guy Wathen | Tribune-Review
Excela Latrobe Hospital patient Anna Mae Kern (center) of Donegal is escorted by her son Adam (second from left) of Indian Head and future daughter-in-law Ashley Leighty (right) of Indian Head en route to a wedding ceremony for the couple in a chapel at the hospital in Latrobe on August 23, 2013. Anna Mae was originally diagnosed with breast cancer in 2006 and is now receiving chemotherapy for an illness secondary to breast cancer.
Evan R. Sanders | Daily Courier
Justin Hixson, who resides at 216 Shenandoah Road in Bullskin Township with his wife and children, gazes at a swollen Mounds Creek in Bullskin Township, from the rains that moved through on Friday, August 23, 2013. The swollen stream has caused flooding in the family's home with over 2 feet of water in their basement along with numerous neighbors homes and yards flooded that live along the roadway.
Evan R. Sanders | Trib Total Media
A motorist travels along Orchard Avenue in Scottdale through floodwaters after a small stream swells from the rains that moved through the area on Fridaty, Aug. 23, 2013. According to residents, this has never happened in their time of living next to the stream and are concerned that damage is being made upstream by the ongoing watershed project.
Evan R. Sanders | Trib Total Media
Steven Matsey of Scottdale, a member of the Scottdale Auxiliary Police, helps direct motorists as flood waters begin to wash over Mt. Pleasant Road in Scottdale.
Guy Wathen | Tribune-Review
Ligonier resident Joe Greubel (right), also known as Ice Cream Joe, and others celebrate the unveiling of a historical marker on Ligonier St. in Latrobe on August 23, 2013. The marker recognizes that the first documented banana split was created in Latrobe by David Strickler in 1904.

Daily images from around the region by Trib Total Media staff photographers.

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