Week in photographs: 11.-17. April – Pittsburgh: In focus

The week in pictures in Pittsburgh and the surrounding area from the point of view of our photojournalists. Check back regularly if we have updates from our region throughout the week.

6-year-old kindergarten teacher Carter Giles will try on his first glasses on Monday April 12, 2021 in Whitehall as part of the Vision to Learn program at the JE Harrison Education Center in the Baldwin-Whitehall School District. 120 primary school students received glasses on Monday as part of the program. (Andrew Rush / Post-Gazette)
Al Richter, right, 55, is shooting tires on a pitch at Brady’s Run Park on Monday April 12, 2021 in Brighton Twp with his brother Dan, 58, both from Beaver. After a few weeks of verbal sparring about who was the better basketball player, the brothers finally brought the competition to the court. Their game was rainy. (Andrew Rush / Post-Gazette)
Homes along Suncrest St. and Daytona St. were photographed in Knoxville on Monday April 12, 2021. (Andrew Rush / Post-Gazette)
Drew Williams of Mt. Washington with the Veterans Leadership Program (VLP) packs boxes of supplies into a veteran’s car during a distribution to needy military families at their Pittsburgh office on Monday, April 12, 2021. The monthly VLP distribution is done in collaboration with the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank. (Pam Panchak / Post-Gazette)
Beaver’s Jim and Katherine Kelly check out a 1967 Camaro RS / SS on display at Pittsburgh World of Wheels at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center on Sunday, April 11, 2021 downtown. (Alexandra Wimley / Post-Gazette)
Protesters chant as they gather outside Amazon’s corporate headquarters on the south side on Sunday, April 11, 2021 to show solidarity with Amazon workers in Bessemer, Alabama who tried to unionize this month . (Alexandra Wimley / Post-Gazette)
Activist Randall Taylor (right) speaks to protesters as he gathers outside the Amazon corporate headquarters on the south side on Sunday, April 11, 2021 to show solidarity with the Amazon workers in Bessemer, Alabama, who have committed them Month tried to join together to form trade union organizations. (Alexandra Wimley / Post-Gazette)
Bernie Wilke (left) of East Liberty and the main painter of the new mural in New Kensington and Joel Gabelli (New Kensington), who helped on the project, hung a portrait of Tommy West, President of the New Kensington Arts Center, in front of the Inauguration ceremony for the mural on Sunday, April 11, 2021 in New Kensington. Located on Ninth Street and Fourth Avenue, the mural shows residents of New Kensington including West, Michelle Thom (left), Operations Manager at Olde Towne Overhaul, and artist Carina Lobel-West volunteering at New Kensington Arts Center engaged. (Emily Matthews / Post-Gazette)
A group views a new mural on Fourth Avenue in New Kensington during the dedication ceremony for the mural in New Kensington on Sunday, April 11, 2021. The mural, which is part of the Community Arts and Reintegration Project, depicts several New Kensington Native people including Tommy West, the President of the New Kensington Arts Center, Michelle Thom, the manager of Olde Towne Overhaul, the photographer Eddie Adams and the New Kensington – Police Officer Brian Shaw, who was killed on duty in 2017, and Penn State New Kensington Chancellor Kevin Snider. (Emily Matthews / Post-Gazette)
Duquesne lineman Ryan Johnson leaves the field after losing to Sacred Heart in overtime at Arthur J. Rooney Athletic Field on Sunday, April 11, 2021.

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