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Photos: Sewickley Valley tries to beat heat

Kristina Serafini | Sewickley Herald - Sarah Reid, 11, of Edgeworth hands a customer a cup of lemonade as her brother Mason, 7, looks on Wednesday, July 17, 2013. The siblings said they were taking advantage of the heat and humidity by selling the cold lemonade to passersby at the corner of Beaver Road and Edgeworth Lane in Edgeworth to save money for electronic devices. Sarah said her father, a personal trainer, suggested including the low calorie count on the sign.
<div style='float:right;width:100%;' align='right'><em>Kristina Serafini | Sewickley Herald</em></div>Sarah Reid, 11, of Edgeworth hands a customer a cup of lemonade as her brother Mason, 7, looks on Wednesday, July 17, 2013. The siblings said they were taking advantage of the heat and humidity by selling the cold lemonade to passersby at the corner of Beaver Road and Edgeworth Lane in Edgeworth to save money for electronic devices. Sarah said her father, a personal trainer, suggested including the low calorie count on the sign.
Kristina Serafini | Sewickley Herald - Avery Souder, 2, of Moon plays in a fountain at the Leetsdale splash pad as temperatures rose to the low 90s Friday, July 19, 2013.
<div style='float:right;width:100%;' align='right'><em>Kristina Serafini | Sewickley Herald</em></div>Avery Souder, 2, of Moon plays in a fountain at the Leetsdale splash pad as temperatures rose to the low 90s Friday, July 19, 2013.
Kristina Serafini | Sewickley Herald - Cheryl Smith of Leet dips her grandson Kaeleb Hashimi, 1, of Sewickley into a fountain at the Leetsdale splash pad as temperatures soared into the low 90s Friday, July 19, 2013.
<div style='float:right;width:100%;' align='right'><em>Kristina Serafini | Sewickley Herald</em></div>Cheryl Smith of Leet dips her grandson Kaeleb Hashimi, 1, of Sewickley into a fountain at the Leetsdale splash pad as temperatures soared into the low 90s Friday, July 19, 2013.
Kristina Serafini | Sewickley Herald - Renee Koon of Coraopolis dips her grandson Kayden Blackshear, 2, also of Coraopolis into a fountain at the Leetsdale splash pad as temperatures soared into the low 90s Friday, July 19, 2013.
<div style='float:right;width:100%;' align='right'><em>Kristina Serafini | Sewickley Herald</em></div>Renee Koon of Coraopolis dips her grandson Kayden Blackshear, 2, also of Coraopolis into a fountain at the Leetsdale splash pad as temperatures soared into the low 90s Friday, July 19, 2013.
Kristina Serafini | Sewickley Herald - Paul Bronaugh, 6, of Coraopolis jumps into a fountain at the Leetsdale splash pad Friday, July 19, 2013. With temperatures in the low 90s and high humidity, Friday capped off a 5-day heat wave in the area.
<div style='float:right;width:100%;' align='right'><em>Kristina Serafini | Sewickley Herald</em></div>Paul Bronaugh, 6, of Coraopolis jumps into a fountain at the Leetsdale splash pad Friday, July 19, 2013. With temperatures in the low 90s and high humidity, Friday capped off a 5-day heat wave in the area.
Wednesday, July 24, 2013, 11:57 a.m.
 

Temperatures soared last week and the humidity raged on, but folks in the Sewickley Valley found ways to stay cool at the splash pad in Leetsdale and with lemonade.

Kristina Serafini is a photographer and reporter for Trib Total Media. She can be reached at 412-324-1405 or kserafini@tribweb.com.

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