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Tuesday - September 17, 2013

| Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013, 12:01 a.m.
Keith Hodan | Tribune-Review
A couple row their boat on the lake at North Park, Tuesday, September 17, 2013.
Keith Hodan | Tribune-Review
A Great Blue Heron perches above the lake at North Park, Tuesday, September 17, 2013.
Keith Hodan | Tribune-Review
Erik Lowry (left,) and Jerame Miller will be offering a discount to any Munhall residents with a valid ID at the upcoming Washington Gun Show this weekend. Lowry is the owner of Pittsburgh Tactical Firearms, while Miller is the manager. Standing here near their store's trailer in West Mifflin, Tuesday, September 17, 2013, the two will be opening up a new location for their store in Versailles before Christmas this year.
Barry Reeger | Tribune-Review
Contractor Danny MacDonald of Faul Construction Company of Sheffield, Warren County, is silhouetted as he installs a new roof on a building owned by Export Borough at 5097 Old William Penn Highway on Sept. 17, 2013.
Barry Reeger | Tribune-Review
Greg Hixenbaugh does maintenance on a 50-foot windmill at Hollowpine Tree Farm in Salem Township on Sept. 17, 2013. Hixenbaugh painted the blades, repaired a motor and changed the light bulbs on the windmill for his friend Richard Fait, who owns it. Fait purchased the windmill, built in Kecksburg in 1929, over a decade ago and restored it before erecting it on his farm in 2000.
Sean Stipp | Tribune-Review
PennDOT crews remove a concrete barrier to drain water from a flooded a section of Route 119 on Tuesday, Sept, 17, 2013, near the New Stanton interchange of the turnpike.
Andrew Russell | Tribune-Review
Kamal M. Sample, of Murraysville and originally from India, raises her right hand to become a U.S. Citizen while participating in the first ever Naturalization Ceremony at Community College of Allegheny County's Northside Campus, in Foerester Student Services Center, Tuesday.
Andrew Russell | Tribune-Review
Yelena Chernik, of Elkins, West Virginia and originally from Russia, raises her right hand to become a U.S. Citizen while participating in the first ever Naturalization Ceremony at Community College of Allegheny County's Northside Campus, in Foerester Student Services Center, Tuesday.
Andrew Russell | Tribune-Review
Vince Oliver of Weirton, WV kisses his wife, Nancy Oliver after she receive a certificate showing she became a U.S. citizen during the first ever Naturalization Ceremony at Community College of Allegheny County's Northside Campus, in Foerester Student Services Center, Tuesday. Nancy Oliver is originally from Edmonton, Ontario.
Andrew Russell | Tribune-Review
Emily Frisch, 7, of Morgantown, W.Va., celebrates with her mother, Tracy, on Tuesday, September 17, 2013, during the first naturalization ceremony in Foerester Student Services Center on Community College of Allegheny County's North Side campus. Tracy Frisch is originally from England.
Andrew Russell | Tribune-Review
Denny Rodriguez of Martinsburg, West Virginia becomes overwhelmed with emotion after participating in the first ever Naturalization Ceremony at Community College of Allegheny County's Northside Campus, in Foerester Student Services Center, Tuesday. Rodriguez, originally from the Dominican Republic participated in the ceremony on Constitution Day.
Andrew Russell | Tribune-Review
Vince Oliver of Weirton, WV laughs his wife, Nancy Oliver before she received a certificate showing she became a U.S. citizen during the first ever Naturalization Ceremony at Community College of Allegheny County's Northside Campus, in Foerester Student Services Center, Tuesday. Nancy Oliver is originally from Edmonton, Ontario.
James Knox | Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
North Versailles Police and Allegheny County Police were on the scene of a two car accident Tuesday, September 17, 2013 at the intersection of 5th and Westinghouse Avenues in North Versailles during the morning rush.
Philip G. Pavely | Tribune-Review
Shortstop Clint Barmes is greeted by students hands though the fence as the Pirates arrive at Spring Hill Elementary School for Roberto Clemente Day Tuesday, September 17 2013. During the event, the Pirates delivered school supplies, books, and computers for the children as a way to give back and celebrate the life and legacy of the Pirates Hall-of-Famer.
Philip G. Pavely | Tribune-Review
Pirates All-Star outfielder Andrew McCutchen embraces third-grader Rakiya Johnson at Spring Hill Elementary School for Roberto Clemente Day Tuesday, September 17 2013. During a Q&A session, Johnson asked for a hug from McCutchen. The Pirates delivered school supplies, books, and computers for the children as a way to give back and celebrate the life and legacy of the Pirates Hall-of-Famer. McCutchen is the Pirates Clemente Award winner this year due to his achievements on and off of the field.
Philip G. Pavely | Tribune-Review
Roberto Clemente's son Louis (left) shakes hands with Andrew McCutchen at Spring Hill Elementary School for Roberto Clemente Day Tuesday, September 17 2013. During the event, the Pirates delivered school supplies, books, and computers for the children as a way to give back and celebrate the life and legacy of the Pirates Hall-of-Famer. McCutchen is the Pirates Clemente Award winner this year due to his achievements on and off of the field.
Philip G. Pavely | Tribune-Review
Pirates pitcher Jason Grilli applauds with students at Spring Hill Elementary School as it was announced the team brought gifts for the children to mark Roberto Clemente Day on Tuesday, September 17, 2013. During the event, the Pirates delivered school supplies, books and computers for the children as a way to give back and celebrate the life and legacy of the Hall-of-Famer.
Philip G. Pavely | Tribune-Review
Andrew McCutchen is greeted by students at Spring Hill Elementary School for Roberto Clemente Day Tuesday, September 17 2013. During the event, the Pirates delivered school supplies, books, and computers for the children as a way to give back and celebrate the life and legacy of the Pirates Hall-of-Famer. McCutchen is the Pirates Clemente Award winner this year due to his achievements on and off of the field.
Jason Bridge | Valley News Dispatch
Matt Gadd, left, an environmental technician and Joe Carter, an environmental scientist, both with Techlaw, an Environmental Protection Agency contractor, prepare their gear to collect sediment along the Kiski River in Parks Township on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013. The EPA is conducting testing of the river's sediment this week, looking for radioactive and chemical contamination. The tests are the most extensive of the sediment in recent memory. The surveys are a part of the EPA’s continuing testing of areas near the Babcock & Wilcox nuclear waste dump in Parks Township. Residents have long worried about contamination of the river across Route 66 from the dump and a former plutonium-processing plant. Test results are expected to be available in several months.
Jason Bridge | Valley News Dispatch
Suddha Graves, an environmental scientist with Techlaw, an Environmental Protection Agency contractor, inspects the shoreline along the Kiski River in Parks Township on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013. The EPA is conducting testing of the river's sediment this week, looking for radioactive and chemical contamination. The tests are the most extensive of the sediment in recent memory. The surveys are a part of the EPA’s continuing testing of areas near the Babcock & Wilcox nuclear waste dump in Parks Township. Residents have long worried about contamination of the river across Route 66 from the dump and a former plutonium-processing plant. Test results are expected to be available in several months.
Jason Bridge | Valley News Dispatch
Suddha Graves, an environmental scientist with Techlaw, an Environmental Protection Agency contractor, inspects a ponar dredge sampler used to collect sediment along the Kiski River in Parks Township on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013. The EPA is conducting the testing this week, looking for radioactive and chemical contamination. The tests are likely the most extensive of the sediment in recent memory. The surveys are a part of the EPA’s continuing testing of areas near the Babcock & Wilcox nuclear waste dump in Parks Township. Residents have long worried about contamination of the river across Route 66 from the dump and a former plutonium-processing plant. Test results are expected to be available in several months.

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