The week in photos: June 21-27

The week in pictures in Pittsburgh as seen through the eyes of our photojournalists.

Huitzilin and Degawenodas, of the Seneca Nation community, complete a water blessing ceremony during the World Peace and Prayer Day gathering, Friday, June 21, 2019, at the Allegheny Landing on the North Side. (Alexandra Wimley/Post-Gazette)
Leslie Turner, left, joins her daughters, Kendall Turner, 6, and Parker Turner, 3, for a swim at their home near the Ohio River, Monday, June 24, 2019, in Glen Osborne. Ms. Turner has lived in her home along the train tracks for 23 years. (Jessie Wardarski/Post-Gazette)
Pirates catcher Francisco Cervelli gives third baseman Jung Ho Kang a hug during batting practice, Friday, June 21, 2019, at PNC Park. (Matt Freed/Post-Gazette)
Jaxen Jakub, 5, runs around the sparsely furnished living room as he pretends to be The Flash superhero, Saturday, June 8, 2019, of his home in Glassport. Issues with peeling paint and mold in their McKeesport home forced Rebecca Brydges to move her family to Glassport. The family’s previous landlord threw out much of their furniture as they were moving out. (Michael M. Santiago/Post-Gazette)
Sean Brydges, 10, reads to his sister, Karlee Brydges, 1, on their living room floor on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2019, at their home in McKeesport. Sean and his mother keep a close eye on Karlee since they found her peeling the paint off the wooden floors and putting it in her mouth. (Stephanie Strasburg/Post-Gazette)
The members of New Kids on the Block perform, Sunday, June 23, 2019, at PPG Paints Arena in Uptown. (Haldan Kirsch/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)
Newly promoted Sgt. Elizabeth Merkel of Lincoln Place sits with her son Tyler, 3, after a promotion ceremony at the City-Council Building, Monday, June 24, 2019, Downtown. Mayor Bill Peduto administered the Oath of Office to five Pittsburgh Bureau of Police officers promoted to sergeant. (Caitlin Lee/Post-Gazette)
Pirates teammates mob Kevin Newman after he drew a walk to defeat the Padres in the 11th inning, Sunday, June 23, 2019, at PNC Park. (Matt Freed/Post-Gazette)
Lauren Machuga, left, holds Lagertha, a 7-weeks-old Canadian Lynx, as Dr. Ginger Sturgeon, director of animal health, reacts to Lagertha trying to bite her fingers during an examination, Wednesday, June 26, 2019, at the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium in Highland Park. Four seven-week-old Canadian Lynx kittens, two males and two females, got their first wellness examination Wednesday. (Lake Fong/Post-Gazette)
Wes Modes, a California-based artist, winds rope while passing through Lock 2 on the Allegheny River on his homemade shantyboat as a part of his project called “The Secret History of American River People,” Tuesday, June 25, 2019, in Pittsburgh. Modes and a team of crew members float the boat down various American rivers while recording interviews and writing about the people they meet. (Andrew Rush/Post-Gazette)
Tre Nation sings lead vocals with the band Ghost Hounds as they perform at the Outlaw Music Festival, Saturday, June 22, 2019, at KeyBank Pavilion in Burgettstown. Acts at this year’s festival included, Dawes, Old Crow Medicine Show, Alison Krauss and the Avett Brothers with Willie Nelson closing out the show. (Jessie Wardarski/Post-Gazette)
From left, Jax Cherry, 4, his mother Crystle Cherry and Brady Cherry, 6, all of West View, walk together as they begin a wizard scavenger hunt during WizardVue, Saturday, June 22, 2019, in Bellevue. Activities at the second annual event included flying broom ball, a wizard idol competition and a borough-wide scavenger hunt. (Jessie Wardarski/Post-Gazette)
Jefferson Morgan’s Teddy Rao looks for a pass as he runs through a player gauntlet during practice, Tuesday, June 25, 2019, at Parker Field in Jefferson. (Steph Chambers/Post-Gazette)