Week in Photos: Nov. 14-20, 2021

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.

Steelers linebacker T.J. Watt warms up during practice, Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021, at UPMC Rooney Sports Complex. (Matt Freed/Post-Gazette)
Steelers running back Najee Harris works through drills during practice, Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021, at UPMC Rooney Sports Complex. (Matt Freed/Post-Gazette)
Steelers quarterback James Morgan drops back to pass during practice, Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021, at UPMC Rooney Sports Complex. (Matt Freed/Post-Gazette)
Steelers defensive tackle Cam Heyward and linebacker T.J. Watt warm up during practice, Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021, at UPMC Rooney Sports Complex. (Matt Freed/Post-Gazette)
The UPMC Vision and Rehabilitation Tower is under construction next to the UPMC Mercy Hospital campus on Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021, in Uptown. The tower is slated to open in 2023. (Andrew Rush/Post-Gazette)
Construction workers on the fourth floor of the UPMC Vision and Rehabilitation Tower next to the UPMC Mercy Hospital campus on Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021, in Uptown. The tower is slated to open in 2023. The South Side Slopes can be seen in the background. (Andrew Rush/Post-Gazette)
The UPMC Vision and Rehabilitation Tower is under construction next to the UPMC Mercy Hospital campus on Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021, in Uptown. The tower is slated to open in 2023. (Andrew Rush/Post-Gazette)
A lone boarded-up row house remains on Wick St., surrounded by fall foliage photographed on Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021, in Crawford-Roberts. (Andrew Rush/Post-Gazette)
Teachers and daycare students on a walk outside UPMC Mercy Hospital photographed on Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021, in Uptown. (Andrew Rush/Post-Gazette)
Isaiah Vinay, 13, front, and other students from Pleasant Hills Middle School deliver food and other essentials to the Olivet United Presbyterian Church Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021, in West Elizabeth. This is the 20th year students from Pleasant Hills Middle School have participated in the annual food drive. (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)
Jacob Palmer, 13, left, and Laney Scarantino, 13, and other students from Pleasant Hills Middle School delivers food and other essentials to the Olivet United Presbyterian Church Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021, in West Elizabeth. This is the 20th year students from Pleasant Hills Middle School have participated in annual food drive. (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)
An ice skating pond is one of the new features in the Miniature Railroad & Village display at the Carnegie Science Center Monday, Nov. 15, 2021 in Pittsburgh. (Pam Panchak/Post-Gazette)
Nikki Wilhelm, manager for the Miniature Railroad & Village at the Carnegie Science Center, puts some finishing touches on the display after the annual refresh of the miniatures Monday, Nov. 15, 2021, in Pittsburgh featuring the newest model miniature – Gus & YiaYia’s Ice Ball Cart to be unveiled for the public Thursday, Nov. 18. (Pam Panchak/Post-Gazette)
Counter protester John Skoko of Balwin, and other counter-protesters standby holding signs as members of CeaseFirePa and other groups protest outside of state Rep.Natalie Mihalek’s office Monday, Nov. 15, 2021, in Upper St. Clair. They were protesting state Senate Bill 565, which would allow anyone 18 and over to carry a loaded, concealed firearm in public without the permit that is currently required under state law. (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)
Terri Minor-Spencer of CeaseFirePA, and other people protest outside of state Rep.Natalie Mihalek’s office Monday, Nov. 15, 2021, in Upper St. Clair. They were protesting state Senate Bill 565, which would allow anyone 18 and over to carry a loaded, concealed firearm in public without the permit that is currently required under state law. (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)
Hundreds of railroad cars sitting in Conway Yard on Monday, Nov. 15, 2021, in Conway. (Andrew Rush/Post-Gazette)
Beaver Cemetery was photographed with the Shell Pennsylvania Petrochemicals Complex in the background on Monday, Nov. 15, 2021, in Beaver. (Andrew Rush/Post-Gazette)
Fall foliage near the Beaver Bridge train bridge on Monday, Nov. 15, 2021, in Monaca. (Andrew Rush/Post-Gazette)
Hunter Avery, 14, does the running back drill at the FedEx Air and Ground Zone outside of Heinz Field, 100 Art Rooney Ave. in North Shore before the Steelers vs. Lions game on Sunday, Nov. 14, 2021. (Clare Sheedy/Post-Gazette)
Dale Ksteel carries Heyward Ksteel, 2, on his shoulders outside of Heinz Field, 100 Art Rooney Ave. in North Shore before the Steelers vs. Lions game on Sunday, Nov. 14, 2021. (Clare Sheedy/Post-Gazette)
Romelia Rios waits in the rain for bus 12 at the corner of Cedar Ave. and E North Ave. in North Side on Sunday, Nov. 14, 2021. (Clare Sheedy/Post-Gazette)
Steelers linebacker Alex Highsmith, defensive tackle Cam Heyward and linebacker Derek Tuszka take down Lions quarterback Jared Goff in the fourth quarter, Sunday, Nov. 14, 2021, at Heinz Field. (Matt Freed/Post-Gazette)
Steelers running back Najee Harris carries between Lions linebacker Derrick Barnes and cornerback Amani Oruwariye in the fourth quarter, Sunday, Nov. 14, 2021, at Heinz Field. (Matt Freed/Post-Gazette)
Steelers cornerback Cameron Sutton signals that the kick is no good after the Lions attempted a field goal in overtime, Sunday, Nov. 14, 2021, at Heinz Field. (Matt Freed/Post-Gazette)
Steelers fullback Derek Watt carries against Lions linebacker Trey Flowers in the first quarter, Sunday, Nov. 14, 2021, at Heinz Field. (Matt Freed/Post-Gazette)
Harry Steele, of Kane, carries his granddaughter Nora Campayno, 4, of Zelionople, to see horses pulling a carriage during the Harmony Museum’s annual WeihnachtsMarkt, a Christmas market in the German tradition, Sunday, November 14, 2021, in Harmony. (Alexandra Wimley/Post-Gazette)
Carol Ann Rak, of Mercer, uses a spinning wheel during the Harmony Museum’s annual WeihnachtsMarkt, a Christmas market in the German tradition, Sunday, November 14, 2021, in Harmony. (Alexandra Wimley/Post-Gazette)
Benjamin Bardol, 6, of Zelionople, sticks his head in a cut-out for a photo during the Harmony Museum’s annual WeihnachtsMarkt, a Christmas market in the German tradition, Sunday, November 14, 2021, in Harmony. (Alexandra Wimley/Post-Gazette)
City employees decorate the city’s 106th Christmas tree in front of the City-County Building, Downtown, Sunday, November 14, 2021. The tree, which was transported Saturday, was donated by the Fuga family from Lincoln Place. In the 1990s, Chris Fuga took the small, decorative spruce tree home after the holiday season while he was working at the Pennsylvanian and planted it in his yard, where it thrived, he said. (Alexandra Wimley/Post-Gazette)
City employees decorate the city’s 106th Christmas tree in front of the City-County Building, Downtown, Sunday, November 14, 2021. The tree, which was transported Saturday, was donated by the Fuga family from Lincoln Place. In the 1990s, Chris Fuga took the small, decorative spruce tree home after the holiday season while he was working at the Pennsylvanian and planted it in his yard, where it thrived, he said. (Alexandra Wimley/Post-Gazette)
A puddle on the sidewalk of Allegheny Commons Park North Park, 810 Arch St. in North Side during rainfall on Sunday, Nov. 14, 2021. (Clare Sheedy/Post-Gazette)