Week in photos: Feb. 13-19

The week in pictures in Pittsburgh and surrounding areas as seen through the eyes of our photojournalists. Check back regularly as we update from across our region throughout the week.

 

An aerial view of the neighborhood of Lawrenceville, with a row of houses on 46th St. in the foreground on Friday, Feb. 19, 2021. (Andrew Rush/Post-Gazette)
Emergency crews work to remove a Subaru Forester that broke through the ice at North Park Lake on Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021 in McCandless. Police say a 24-year-old male from Franklin Park drove his Subaru Forester across the lake at North Park before it fell through the ice about 15 ft. from shore. Driver was unharmed. The driver says he “thought it would be fun.” (Andrew Rush/Post-Gazette)
Passengers arrive at the TSA Security screening at Pittsburgh International Airport on Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2021, in Moon Twp. (Andrew Rush/Post-Gazette)
Finn Tiernan, 11, takes a practice shot during a late morning skate session after a morning of school work on the ice rink in their backyard Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2021, in Castle Shannon. (Pam Panchak/Post-Gazette)
Adelina Malito of Lawrenceville receives ashes from the Rev. Neil K. Raman during a Walk-up Imposition of Ashes at Calvary Episcopal Church in East Liberty on Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2021. Ash Wednesday begins the season of Lent. The Rev. Jonathon Jensen, head pastor at the church, said Calvary started offering ashes-to-go about five years ago. Each year, 75-100 show up. “It’s clearly meeting a need,” he said. “Particularly this year.” (Steve Mellon/Post-Gazette)
The word “Love” is displayed as part of a new art installation on Tuesday, February 16, 2021, in front of the playground sculpture near the entrance of Aspinwall Riverfront Park in Aspinwall. The letters, as well as two hearts located in the park, were designed and painted by Fox Chapel Area High School students. (Emily Matthews/Post-Gazette)
Michael Ryan, pastor, Faith Lutheran Church, waves to children in the back of a car during an Ash and Dash drive-through event at the church on Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2021, in White Oak. The event was sponsored by White Oak Presbyterian, Lutheran and Methodist congregations. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, cross-marked burlap or cross stickers were distributed instead of the traditional marking of ashes. (Andrew Rush/Post-Gazette)
A heart is displayed as part of a new art installation on Tuesday, February 16, 2021, at Aspinwall Riverfront Park in Aspinwall. The heart, as well as the word “Love” located in the park, were designed and painted by Fox Chapel Area High School students. (Emily Matthews/Post-Gazette)
Adam Lee from Regent Square takes a stroll with his rescued companions, Lucy, 3, Sophie, 11, and Stevie Ray, 2, along Laclaire and Henrietta Streets in Regent Square in the frigid morning temperatures Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2021, in Pittsburgh. Lee was cooling off after a workout which is why he is wearing shorts. (Pam Panchak/Post-Gazette)
Jessica McClure Archer, pastor, Samson Mills Presbyterian, prays with a couple during an Ash and Dash drive-through event at Faith Lutheran Church on Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2021, in White Oak. The event was sponsored by White Oak Presbyterian, Lutheran and Methodist congregations. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, cross-marked burlap or cross stickers were distributed instead of the traditional marking of ashes. (Andrew Rush/Post-Gazette)
Gail Schauer from Swisshelm Park stands at her post on the corner of Braddock Avenue and Henrietta Street in Regent Square waiting to assist students on their way to school Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2021, in Pittsburgh. Schauer, a three-year veteran as a Crossing Guard works the busy intersection a couple of hours in the morning & again in the afternoon. (Pam Panchak/Post-Gazette)

 

Amanda Gargis, of North Braddock and head packer at Potomac Bakery, places a plastic coin in a King Cake as decoration in preparation for Mardi Gras on Monday, February 15, 2021, at Potomac Bakery in Dormont. (Emily Matthews/Post-Gazette)
Icicles formed on a fence around a playground on Monday, Feb. 15, 2021, in Brighton Township. (Andrew Rush/Post-Gazette)
Horses on a farm among trees covered in ice on Monday, Feb. 15, 2021, in Ohioville. (Andrew Rush/Post-Gazette)
Cows behind an ice-covered fence Monday, Feb. 15, 2021, in Ohioville. (Andrew Rush/Post-Gazette)
Wes Kirkpatrick, of New Alexandria, drops a net full of various trout into Keystone Lake at Keystone State Park during stocking of the lake by the PA Fish and Boat Commission on Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021, in Derry Township. (Andrew Rush/Post-Gazette)
Cathy Jacobs, right, of Natrona Heights, assist her father-in-law Norman Jacobs, also of Natrona Heights, back to their vehicle after Mr. Jacobs received a COVID 19 vaccines Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021, at the Castle Shannon Fire Department in Castle Shannon. People 65 and older who made an appointment were able to get the vaccine. (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)
Mia Mannion, 3, of Stanton Heights, center, hands out a medal to runners finishing the 16th annual Frigid 5 Miler race in North Park, Saturday, Feb. 13, 2021, in Allison Park. (Alexandra Wimley/Post-Gazette)
The Dooker’s Hollow Bridge, which connects North Braddock and East Pittsburgh, is imploded Saturday, Feb. 13, 2021, in East Pittsburgh. (Matt Freed/Post-Gazette)
Briana and Tucker Nuetzel sit in their living room with their labradoodle Alice and Australian shepherd Millie on Saturday, February 13, 2021, in North Hills. The newlywed couple decided to move back to Pittsburgh with a $200k budget for buying a house in the North Hills during the pandemic shutdowns last spring. But they got outbid so much by other buyers competing for homes in that price range that they ended up living with Elaine’s mother for 8 months before they finally got a small three-bedroom, one bath house under contract for $199K, and they still had to waive the home inspection to make the deal work. (Emily Matthews/Post-Gazette)
Oakland forward Trey Townsend drives to the basket against Robert Morris forward Kahliel Spear in the first half at UPMC Events Center Saturday, Feb. 13, 2021, in Moon Township. (Matt Freed/Post-Gazette)
Firefighters line up outside of O’Brien’s Funeral Home in Brighton Heights, Sunday, Feb. 14, 2021, to pay their respects to Joseph Joey King, a retired firefighter and former president of Pittsburgh Fire Fighters, IAFF Local No. 1, who died Tuesday at 71. Mr. King was shoveling snow for his neighbors when he died suddenly of cardiac arrest. (Alexandra Wimley/Post-Gazette)
“Relish Rachel” Aul, a hotdogger with the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile and a native Pittsburgher who attended Thomas Jefferson High School, stands in front of the Wienermobile on Sunday, February 14, 2021, outside Senator John Heinz History Center in the Strip District. Aul drives the Wienermobile around the country with her fellow hotdogger “Saucy Spence” Bernhardt and stopped in Pittsburgh for the weekend. (Emily Matthews/Post-Gazette)
Scott Pierce, of Harrisville, a Vietnam War veteran who served in the Air Force, receives the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine from Wendy Welsh, of Butler, a nurse at the Butler VA Health Care System, during a walk-in vaccine clinic for eligible veterans, Saturday, Feb. 13, 2021, in Butler. The facility vaccinated 700 veterans in under five hours. (Alexandra Wimley/Post-Gazette)
Cookies are displayed on a table before being handed out during Baldwin Community United Methodist Church’s Love Your Neighbor Day on Sunday, February 14, 2021, in front of Baldwin Community United Methodist Church. (Emily Matthews/Post-Gazette)
The top of a steeple of St. Mary Church overlooking Penn St. on Monday, Feb. 15, 2021 in Sharpsburg. (Andrew Rush/Post-Gazette)

Snow and ice has traffic moving slowly along I-376/Parkway East inbound near the Brinton Road overpass Monday, Feb. 15, 2021, in Edgewood. (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)