Week in photos: Feb. 20-26

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.

People outside PNC Park for the second day of a two-day Allegheny Health Network Vaccination Clinic on Friday, Feb. 26, 2021, on the North Shore. (Andrew Rush/Post-Gazette)
Steve Hutter from Pleasant Hills helps out during a food distribution at the Blessed Trinity Parish at St. Albert the Great food distribution in the church parking lot Friday, Feb. 26, 2020, Baldwin. The church and the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank teamed up to deliver over 300 boxes of food along with milk, meat, fruit & vegetables and cookies donated to the drive. (Pam Panchak/Post-Gazette)
A tugboat pushes coal barges up the Ohio River under the Rochester Monaca Bridge on Friday, Feb. 26, 2021, in Monaca. (Andrew Rush/Post-Gazette)
Workers with the Hampton Shaler Water Authority work on a sinkhole at the Shaler Plaza near Saxonburg Boulevard and Butler Street that opened up overnight following a water main break Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021. (Pam Panchak/Post-Gazette)
Billy Jo Rivera, of Trafford, prays with Jerry Chiarizio, of Monroeville, and David Lersch, of Trafford, while she is in line at a diaper and food distribution event at Christian Life Church in Trafford, Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021. More than 100 families were served by the event. (Alexandra Wimley/Post-Gazette)
A pedestrian crosses Braddock Avenue near 2nd Street in Braddock during rush hour on Tuesday afternoon, Feb. 23, 2021. (Steve Mellon/Post-Gazette)
Photos and flowers were placed on the steps of a gazebo at P.J. Caul Memorial Park to remember siblings 16-year-old Jeffrey Bright and 22-year-old Jasmine Cannady on Tuesday, February 23, 2021, in Ambridge. Bright and Cannady’s mother Krisinda Bright was charged with shooting them to death inside their home on Monday. (Emily Matthews/Post-Gazette)
Catherine Osterritter from Swissvale takes a snowshoe hike during an introductory to class at Boyce Park Ski Slopes Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021, in Pittsburgh. (Pam Panchak/Post-Gazette)
Ice covers the Allegheny River at Brady’s Bend Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021, in East Brady. (Matt Freed/Post-Gazette)
An empty parking lot in the South Pointe business complex photographed on Monday, Feb. 22, 2021, in Cecil Township. After almost a year, many businesses are still allowing employees to work from home during the COVID-19 pandemic. (Andrew Rush/Post-Gazette)
A Cardinal snacks on bird seed on top of a sign at Peters Lake Park on Monday, Feb. 22, 2021, in Peters Township. (Andrew Rush/Post-Gazette)

Veronica Penn, of Kennedy and the manager of the Goodwill on Banksville Road, hangs clothes on a rack on Monday, February 22, 2021, at Goodwill in Banksville. Penn said their location has not accepted donations since August, but they order clothes from a warehouse and receive overflow items from other locations. (Emily Matthews/Post-Gazette)
Penguins Sidney Crosby and Jake Guentzel celebrate with Kris Letang after Letang scores his second goal of the night against the Islanders Saturday, Feb. 20, 2021, PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh. (Peter Diana/Post-Gazette)
Penguins center Sidney Crosby and his girl friend Kathy Leutner look up at Mario Lemieux while watching a video to honor Crosby during pregame ceremony marking his 1000th game Saturday, Feb. 20, 2021, PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh. (Peter Diana/Post-Gazette)
The real Sidney Crosby laces up his skates but the rest of the team tries to mirror his every move during warmups Saturday, Feb. 20, 2021, PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh. (Peter Diana/Post-Gazette)
The Cathedral of Learning, left and the Petersen Events Center, right, are some of the buildings on the University of Pittsburgh’s campus as seen on Monday, February 22, 2021, in Oakland. (Emily Matthews/Post-Gazette)
The I-79 and Route 50 interchange photographed on Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021 in Bridgeville where the state is considering a toll bridge on I-79. (Andrew Rush/Post-Gazette)

Gloria Ritchie, of Bloomfield, uses the cardio walker to get some exercise on Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021, at Highland Park in Highland Park. After using the cardio walker, Richie said she was going to walk two miles around the park. “I come here every day to get exercise,” she said. (Post-Gazette)
Firefighters work the scene of a fire at an apartment building in the Mexican War Streets, Monday, Feb. 22, 2021. (Alexandra Wimley/Post-Gazette)
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)
Emily Watenpool, 5, of Hampton, watches The Lego Movie with her sister, Addison, 7, in the back of their family’s car at a family drive-in movie night at Hampton Presbyterian Church Friday, Feb. 19, 2021, in Hampton. (Matt Freed/Post-Gazette)
Lisa “Kat” Szalinski, of Etna, tries out a motorcycle during Steel City Harley-Davidson’s 16th annual Daytona Beach Party at the Harley-Davidson store in Washington Township, Saturday, Feb. 20, 2021. (Alexandra Wimley/Post-Gazette)
Sledders enjoy Flagstaff Hill Friday, Feb. 19, 2021, in Oakland. (Matt Freed/Post-Gazette)
Ritsu Shimizu, of Allegheny West, reacts in excitement after she received her first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine from Juanita Early, of Cranberry, a nurse with Allegheny Health Network, at a clinic run by Allegheny Health Network at PNC Park, Saturday, Feb. 20, 2021, on the North Shore. “It’s a good day. It’s a really good day,” Ms. Shimizu said after receiving the shot. (Alexandra Wimley/Post-Gazette)
Bike rentals sit on the corner of Wightman Street and Forbes Avenue Saturday, Feb. 20, 2021, in Squirrel Hill. The City is considering upgrades to bike lanes in the area. (Matt Freed/Post-Gazette)
Participants walk down a hill during an informational hike in the Hazelwood Greenway organized by the Hazelwood Initiative to get information for feedback on ways to improve the greenway, Sunday, Feb. 21, 2021, in Hazelwood. A virtual meeting will be held Monday with Pittsburgh’s Department of City Planning to discuss the area. (Alexandra Wimley/Post-Gazette)
Emma Miller, 3, of Mt. Lebanon, glides towards Meghan Phrampus, of North Hills and a ski instructor at Hidden Valley, during an instructional class on Sunday, February 21, 2021, at Hidden Valley Resort in Somerset. This was Miller’s first time skiing. (Emily Matthews/Post-Gazette)