The week in photos: Nov. 16-22

Young Liam Farmer of Scott Township leans backward in his highchair while at a Thanksgiving Day meal with his family Thursday Nov. 22, 2018, at Ma and Pop’s Country Kitchen in Bethel Park. After owning the local diner for only ten months, husband and wife owners Erica and Steve Diethorn decided to host a free Thanksgiving Day meal for any community member or family with no where to go on the holiday. (Jessie Wardarski/Post-Gazette)
Camilla Hammonds of Penn Hills stacks pies while volunteering with the Hammonds Initiative Thanksgiving “dinners to go” event Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018, at Rankin Promise School in Rankin. With food provided from 412 Food Rescue, volunteers packed meals which were then delivered to families in nearby neighborhoods. (Michael M. Santiago/Post-Gazette)
The United HealthCare Turkey Trot 5k begins Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018, with a blur of runners on the North Shore. (Michael M. Santiago/Post-Gazette)
Pittsburgh police Officer Roy Cochrane, left, of Zone 4, reacts as first-grader Geffen Blumenthal, right, 6, of Squirrel Hill, tells him that she’s thankful for “Rita’s Ice” as the Zone 4 officers visit students at Hillel Academy of Pittsburgh for a thank you lunch, Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018, in Squirrel Hill. The officers and Mayor Bill Peduto were presented with thank you cards and gifts from the students in light of their service and leadership during Tree of Life mass shooting. (Stephanie Strasburg/Post-Gazette)
Maria D’Alo’s, 1, practices taking a few steps while waiting with her family at the Pittsburgh Airport before a trip to Disney World for Thanksgiving, Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018, in Moon. Also pictured is D’Alo’s mother Maura, second from right, siblings Alana, 9, far left, Daniel, 7, middle, and Cecelia 5, far right. (Andrew Rush/Post-Gazette)
Elijah Williams, 7, a student at Manchester Charter School, reads with his reading buddy, Bob Morgan, a partner with Eckert Seamans, during the RIF Pittsburgh program, Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018, Downtown. Staff from Eckert Seamans spend one hour a week with their buddy at the company offices in the U.S. Steel building Downtown. (Andrew Rush/Post-Gazette)
Gunnar Lubawski, front left, 8, of Morningside, feels the music as he sings Christmas songs with his fellow students from Christ the Divine Teacher Catholic Academy during the St. Margaret Foundation Doves of Hope Tree Lighting Ceremony, Monday, Nov. 19, 2018, at UPMC St. Margaret Hospital in Aspinwall. Also pictured beside Gunnar are Isabella Carricato, second from left, 8, and Elise Grainy, third from left, 8. The children walked from their school nearby to the hospital to sing for their families and patients at the hospital and to get treated to a surprise visit from Santa. Video from the concert was streamed to patients’ bedsides who couldn’t come down for the performance. (Stephanie Strasburg/Post-Gazette)
Mellophoners Sabrina Rothschild, left, 20, and Maggie Purcell, second from left 19, both of Oakland, cheer for marching band staff during the University of Pittsburgh Marching Band’s year end Stadium Review Concert, Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018, at the Fitzgerald Field House in Oakland. The band brought back the performance for the first time since 1997, showcasing their songs and steps for the year as they head into the end of the football season. (Stephanie Strasburg/Post-Gazette)
Thomas Jefferson’s Deron Vanbibber waits in the tunnel before the WPIAL Class 4A championship, Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018, at Heinz Field. (Steph Chambers/Post-Gazette)
South Fayette head coach Joe Rossi is doused with water after they beat Thomas Jefferson, 31-24, during the WPIAL Class 4A championship on Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018, at Heinz Field. (Steph Chambers/Post-Gazette)
Audrey Paciorkowski, 7, center, and Vivian Snyder, 9, right, both of Bon Air, react to a laser light show after the Highmark Unity Tree was lit during Comcast Light Up Night, Friday, Nov. 16, 2018, Downtown. (Alexandra Wimley/Post-Gazette)
Gateway wide receiver coach David Williams fires up his players before playing West Allegheny during the WPIAL Class 5A semifinal, Friday, Nov. 16, 2018, at West Mifflin High School. (Steph Chambers/Post-Gazette)
Freedom Area’s Joseph Leasha sticks his tongue out while getting his leg stretched by a teammate before the WPIAL playoff game between Steel Valley and Freedom Area, Friday, Nov. 16, 2018, at Thomas J. Birko Memorial Stadium at Montour High School. (Andrew Stein/Post-Gazette)
Freedom Area’s Reiker Welling, left, gets a stiff arm from Steel Valley’s Todd Hill during the WPIAL playoff game between Steel Valley and Freedom Area, Friday, Nov. 16, 2018, at Thomas J. Birko Memorial Stadium at Montour High School. (Andrew Stein/Post-Gazette)