Week in photos: June 6 – 12

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.

 

Isabel Bakaturski, of White Oak, dressed as Sal from the video game Sally Face, looks at stuffed animals at Steel City Con on Saturday, June 12, 2021, at the Monroeville Convention Center. Steel City Con was operating at 100% capacity and, according to co-owner Bob Stein, was set to be “the largest convention in Pittsburgh since March ’20.” (Emily Matthews/Post-Gazette)
A person talks on the phone while being lifted into an ambulance on a stretcher outside of the Biomat USA plasma donation center on Western Avenue after a vehicle crashed into the building causing multiple fatalities and injuries, Saturday, June 12, 2021, in Manchester. (Alexandra Wimley/Post-Gazette)
People gather and comfort each other outside of the Biomat USA plasma donation center on Western Avenue after a vehicle crashed into the building causing multiple fatalities and injuries, Saturday, June 12, 2021, in Manchester. (Alexandra Wimley/Post-Gazette)
Artist Juliandra Jones, of Wilkinsburg, poses for a portrait in front of a mural that she is working on near the Bible Center Church in Homewood, Saturday, June 12, 2021. Ms. Jones is curating an art exhibit that will feature the work of several Black women that will open on Juneteenth. (Alexandra Wimley/Post-Gazette)
Artist Juliandra Jones, of Wilkinsburg, poses for a portrait in front of a mural that she is working on near the Bible Center Church in Homewood, Saturday, June 12, 2021. Ms. Jones is curating an art exhibit that will feature the work of several Black women that will open on Juneteenth. (Alexandra Wimley/Post-Gazette)
Janyiah Williams, 8, of the North Side, puts on a puppet show at the exhibit ÒEmotions at Play with PixarÕs ÔInside OutÕÓ, a new traveling exhibit premiering at the ChildrenÕs Museum of Pittsburgh, Saturday, June 12, 2021, on the North Side. The museum reopened today after being closed for over a year due to COVID-19. (Alexandra Wimley/Post-Gazette)
Jayden Brown, 3, of the North Side, plays with the “control panel” interactive in the exhibit “Emotions at Play with Pixar’s “Inside Out”, a new traveling exhibit premiering at the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh, Saturday, June 12, 2021, on the North Side. The museum reopened today after being closed for over a year due to COVID-19. (Alexandra Wimley/Post-Gazette)
Steelers defensive tackle Cam Heyward, Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin, and Steelers chaplain Kent Chevalier discuss the impact of fatherlessness on their lives at ManUp Pittsburgh at Victory Family Church on Saturday, June 12, 2021. (Jack Myer/Post-Gazette)
Pittsburgh Riverhounds keeper Danny Vitiello unsuccessfully tries to keep Miami FC forward Christiano Francois from scoring in a 1-1 draw at Highmark Stadium on Saturday, June 12, 2021. (Jack Myer/Post-Gazette)
Dalas Browder prepares to put a fresh coat of paint on the trim of a home on Saint Ives St. on Pittsburgh’s North Side on Wednesday, June 9, 2021. “I’ve been painting for over 50 years,” said Browder, 69. “It’s a God-given talent.” (Steve Mellon/Post-Gazette)
The family of Izeyah Clancy releases balloons in his memory in front of the Lighthouse Church on Wednesday June 9, 2021, in St. Clair. Clancy was shot of May 27th and later died of his wounds. (Jack Myer/Post-Gazette)
NeeNee Williams, stepmother of Izeyah Clancy, comforts Clancy’s mother, Earlence Clancy, after releasing balloons in his memory in front of the Lighthouse Church in St. Clair on Wednesday June 9, 2021. Izeyah Clancy was shot on May 27th and later died of his wounds. (Jack Myer/Post-Gazette)
Steam from the Beaver Valley Nuclear Power Plant is reflected in the Ohio River as Miss Kate, an Industry Terminal & Salvage towboat, heads up river towards Pittsburgh on Tuesday, June 8, 2021, in Industry. The blue skies may not continue into Wednesday, with the National Weather Service predicting showers and thunderstorms throughout the region for parts of the day. (Andrew Rush/Post-Gazette)
Eric Cox and his daughter Clementine, 4, ride the PNC Carousel during the 15th anniversary of Schenley Plaza on June 8, 2021, in Oakland. (Ben Braun/Post-Gazette)
Caren Glotfelty, executive director of the Allegheny County Parks Foundation, poses for a portrait next to “Hence,” a sculpture by Clement Meadmore, Wednesday, June 9, 2021 at Hartwood Acres in Hampton. Ms. Glotfelty will be retiring later this year. (Post-Gazette)
Pirates first baseman Colin Moran reacts after taking a ball to the right hand against the Dodgers in the fifth inning Wednesday, June 9, 2021, at PNC Park. (Matt Freed/Post-Gazette)
A person sits on a bench overlooking North Park Lake, Wednesday, June 9, 2021, in McCandless. (Alexandra Wimley/Post-Gazette)
Photographers on the overlook at the Duquesne Incline wait for sunrise and a partial solar eclipse on Mt. Washington on Wednesday, June 9, 2021. (Andrew Rush/Post-Gazette)
A partial solar eclipse photographed over Downtown Pittsburgh on Wednesday, June 9, 2021. (Andrew Rush/Post-Gazette)
James Gourlay of River City Brass laughs in between sets during City of AsylumÕs return to in-person events, a “Brasstacular” concert in-person and streaming online, in a lot behind Jacksonia Street on Tuesday June 8, 2021, in Central Northside. (Jack Myer/Post-Gazette)
Sharing a laugh after cutting the ribbon at the First Source Center grand opening in the Hill District on Tuesday, June 8, 2021, are, from left, Allegheny County Councilman DeWitt Walton; Leonard Hammonds II, chief of staff for State Rep. Jake Wheatley; Kevin Acklin, Pittsburgh Penguins’ chief operating officer; Bomani Howze, vice president of development for Buccini Pollin Group; Boris Kaplan (partially hidden), senior vice president at Buccini Pollin Group; Pittsburgh City Councilman Daniel Lavelle (holding scissors); Kimberly C. Ellis, director of community, arts and culture for Buccini Pollin Group. First Source Center is a workforce development and resource hub. (Steve Mellon/Post-Gazette)
Laurie Moser from Shadyside, the co-chair of the Festival of Books, teams up with Neal Heiss from McCandless to scrub paint and stickers off an old newspaper box for reuse as a “little library,” Tuesday, June 8, 2021, at Millvale Riverfront Park. The Greater Pittsburgh Festival of Books teamed up with Pittsburgh Cares Retired & Senior Volunteer program volunteers to create the libraries to promote literacy. (Pam Panchak/Post-Gazette)
Ethan Arkin, 28, from the North Side, walks his slackline in Frick Park on June 6, 2021. The temperature was 72 degrees out, and humidity was 75 percent, Mr. Arkin commented. “It’s great, It’s beautiful, low humidity, lot’s of sun.” (Ben Braun/Post-Gazette)
Haley Halerz, left, of Mt. Lebanon, and Emil Duvall, of Verona, look at figurines made out of found objects by Josh Price, of Dunnellon, Fla., at the 62nd Dollar Bank Three Rivers Arts Festival on Sunday, June 6, 2021, Downtown. (Emily Matthews/Post-Gazette)
Annette Robinson cards wool next to Nancy Wilson, who spins wool at The Depreciation Lands Museum on June 6, 2021, in Hampton. (Ben Braun/Post-Gazette)
Sarah Carroll hangs a wick covered in fat that acts as wax for a candle at The Depreciation Lands Museum on June 6, 2021, in Hampton. (Ben Braun/Post-Gazette)
Andy Karnavas makes a trivet at The Depreciation Lands Museum on June 6, 2021, in Hampton. (Ben Braun/Post-Gazette)
The Pirate Parrot sits with fans as the Pirates take on the Marlins Sunday, June 6, 2021, at PNC Park. (Matt Freed/Post-Gazette)
Jordan Dover, left, falls as Omar Gordon kicks the ball during a match of the Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC vs. Austin Bolds FC at Highmark Stadium on June 6, 2021, in the South Side. (Ben Braun/Post-Gazette)
The Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC fans chant and Hollar at the Austin Bolds FC goalkeeper, Elliot Panicco, during a match of the Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC vs. Austin Bolds FC at Highmark Stadium on June 6, 2021, in the South Side. (Ben Braun/Post-Gazette)
A Eucharistic procession starts down the stairs of the Church of the Assumption to celebrate the Feast of Corpus Christi on Sunday, June 6, 2021, in Bellevue. The Feast of Corpus Christi is recognized in the Catholic Church to celebrate the presence of the body, blood, and soul of Jesus Christ in the elements of the Eucharist. (Emily Matthews/Post-Gazette)