Week in Photos Dec. 20 to Dec. 26, 2019

Friends followed a holiday tradition by gathering under approximately 10,000 lights decorating Bob’s Garage in O’Hara Township on Christmas Eve, Dec. 24, 2019. From left are Erica Lelis of Springdale, Katie McGregor of Ingram and Jack Ingraham of Stowe. The three are part of a group that, for nearly two decades, has gathered at the bar each year on the day before Christmas. The small bar is famous for its light display, which takes two weeks to install. (Steve Mellon/Post-Gazette)
Mark L. Lusk, a professor of trombone at the Penn State School of Music, plays trombone with the Pittsburgh Trombone Project during the Trombone Christmas concert, which brings together dozens of trombonists of all levels, Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019, at Heinz Memorial Chapel in Oakland. (Alexandra Wimley/Post-Gazette)
Khari Mosley and Allegheny County Controller Chelsa Wagner react while on the phone with Wagner’s attorney during Wagner’s pre-trial conference Friday, Dec. 20, 2019, in their home in Point Breeze. Wagner, who was charged with assaulting, resisting and obstructing a police officer, has her trial set for April 20, 2020, in Detroit. (Steph Chambers/Post-Gazette)
Steelers wide receiver Diontae Johnson takes a selfie with fans on Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019, at MetLife Stadium East in Rutherford, N.J. (Peter Diana/Post-Gazette)
People gather and sing Christmas songs, Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2019, at Pennsylvania Macaroni Co. in the Strip District. (Michael M. Santiago/Post-Gazette)
Shannon Brogdon, left, and Dave Lettrich, right, embrace while listening to speakers recount memories of recently deceased community members at an annual public vigil to honor those who died while experiencing homelessness held by Pittsburgh Mercy’s Operation Safety Net on Saturday, Dec. 21, 2019, at the intersection of Grant Street and Fort Pitt Boulevard in Downtown. (Christian Snyder/Post-Gazette)
Tree of Life Rabbi Jeffrey Myers stands in Calvary Episcopal Church in Shadyside during a mass on Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019, after the church’s annual Christmas pageant. This year, Calvary invited congregants from Tree of Life to celebrate the Jewish High Holy Days in its building, and hosted Tree of Life’s Hanukkah party after its pageant. (Christian Snyder/Post-Gazette)
Two teachers got pies in the face during the Plum Borough School District’s Make-A-Wish Telethon at Plum High School on Monday, Dec. 23, 2019. From left are Pirates play-by-play announcer Greg Brown, who mc’d the pie plastering, Plum senior Lina Tavella, teachers Shubhada Bhamre and Fisher Bagiatis, and Plum senior Melissa Schofield. The school has been raising funds for Make-A-Wish since 1999 and hoped to hit a goal of $1 million during Monday’s telethon. (Steve Mellon/Post-Gazette)
Lamar Reed, left, joined girlfriend Des’tyne Adams and her children, twins Zaachi Kehinde and Zoku Taiwo, both 9 months, and Zae’Vion, 10, in coloring pictures of Kwanzaa candles during a Kwanzaa celebration at the Kingsley Association in East Liberty on Thursday, Dec. 26, 2019. Reed and Adams are from the South Side. Kwanzaa is a cultural holiday that honors family, heritage, community and culture, says Lavern Baker Hotep, who led the ritual and candle lighting that opened the event.
(Steve Mellon/Post-Gazette)
Pitt forward Abdoul Karim Coulibaly reaches for a loose ball against Binghamton guard Sam Sessoms in the second half of a game Friday, Dec. 20, 2019, at Petersen Events Center. (Matt Freed/Post-Gazette)
Yeshiva School students briefly dance on Grant Street after the menorah lighting outside of the City-County Building for the fifth night of Hanukkah, Thursday, Dec. 26, 2019, in downtown Pittsburgh. (Alexandra Wimley/Post-Gazette)
Children dressed as angels wait for their cues during the annual Christmas pageant at Calvary Episcopal Church in Shadyside on Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019. This year, Calvary invited congregants from Tree of Life to celebrate the Jewish High Holy Days in its building, and hosted Tree of Life’s Hanukkah party after its pageant.(Christian Snyder/Post-Gazette)
Pitt wide receiver Maurice Ffrench celebrates after a 96-yard touchdown against Eastern Michigan in the second quarter of the Quick Lane Bowl Thursday, Dec. 26, 2019, at Ford Field.  (Matt Freed/Post-Gazette)
Abby Alexander, of O’Hara Township, Olivia Pistella, of Indiana Township, and Oscar Izenson, of Fox Chapel, have lunch by the Allegheny River, Thursday, Dec. 26, 2019, in the Aspinwall Riverfront Park in Aspinwall. Christmas week temperatures in the Pittsburgh region reached a high of 64 degrees. (Alexandra Wimley/Post-Gazette)
Steelers linebacker T.J. Watt celebrates after a sack and fumble recovery against the Jets, Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019, at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. (Peter Diana/Post-Gazette)
Jamie Ducar, from PittÕs Office of Community and Governmental Relations, left, smiles as she gives a present to Aceton Johnson, 4, of Hazelwood, center, as his mother Denise Johnson, of Hazelwood, right, looks on during the 15th annual Christmas Day at Pitt, Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2019, at Litchfield Towers Market Central on the Pitt campus in Oakland. The Christmas Day at Pitt provided families with food donated by Sodexo, music and gifts for the kids donated by Pitt faculty and staff.(Michael M. Santiago/Post-Gazette)
Bonnie Culberston, left, shows her children Lily, 8, left, and Henry, 11, how to pet their new cat, which was delivered much to the kids’ surprise by Dan Rossi, the CEO of Humane Animal Rescue, on Christmas morning, Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2019, at the Culbertson’s home in the South Side. Humane Animal Rescue has delivered newly adopted pets on Christmas day for the past eight years. (Christian Snyder/Post-Gazette)
Brothers Zev, Chiam, Dovber, and Yitzy Silverman, ages 7, 9, 5, and 3, of Squirrel Hill, play on top of their family’s car before the Grand Menorah Parade, an annual procession of vehicles adorned with menorahs, organized by Chabad of Pittsburgh and Yeshiva Schools, that goes from the Rodef Shalom synagogue to the Waterfront in Homestead, Monday, Dec. 23, 2019, in the parking lot of Rodef Shalom in Shadyside. (Alexandra Wimley/Post-Gazette)
The Sun is about to break through as downtown skyline can be seen Thursday, Dec. 26, 2019 in Mt Washington. (Lake Fong/Post-Gazette)