Week in Photographs: February 28 – March 4 – Pittsburgh: In Focus

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

The flooded 10th Street bypass in downtown on Tuesday, March 2, 2021. The bypass is closed between I-279 Parkway North / Fort Duquesne Bridge and Fort Duquesne Boulevard. (Andrew Rush / Post-Gazette)
The Point State Park fountain is partially submerged due to flood in downtown area surrounding the park on Tuesday, March 2, 2021. (Andrew Rush / Post-Gazette)
The flooded 10th Street bypass in downtown on Tuesday, March 2, 2021. The bypass is closed between I-279 Parkway North / Fort Duquesne Bridge and Fort Duquesne Boulevard. (Andrew Rush / Post-Gazette)
The Point State Park fountain is partially submerged due to flood in downtown area surrounding the park on Tuesday, March 2, 2021. (Andrew Rush / Post-Gazette)
A boat was partially submerged in water after tipping over as the water level of the Allegheny River rose on the north coast on Monday, March 1, 2021. (Alexandra Wimley / Post-Gazette)
From left, Pine Richland’s students and siblings, Kiernan Cassidy, 10, Elle Cassidy, 12, Shea Cassidy, 6, and Maira Cassidy, 8, hold up signs as she and other students and parents spend five days on Monday learn personally. March 1, 2021, outside the Pine Richland School District administrative offices, where a school board meeting was being held. (Emily Matthews / Post-Gazette)
Jon Ramsey of Shaler Twp. Discounts during a game of
Disc golf with Bradley Mulaski from Penn Hills at Deer Lakes Park Monday 1st March 2021 in Tarentum. The two were preparing to take part in the upcoming season’s competitions and go to the various disc golf courses 2-3 times a week. (Pam Panchak / Post-Gazette)
Mon Wharf was closed in Pittsburgh on Monday March 1, 2021 due to seasonal flooding. (Pam Panchak / Post-Gazette)
A tug pushes coal barges under the Rochester Monaca Bridge up the Ohio River in Monaca on Friday, February 26, 2021. (Andrew Rush / Post-Gazette)
Brian Philips of Whitehall stows a box of groceries in a trunk during a grocery distribution at the Holy Trinity Parish in St. Albert the Great in the church parking lot on Friday, February 26, 2020, Baldwin. The Church and the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank have teamed up to deliver over 300 boxes of food, milk, meat, fruits and vegetables, and biscuits that have been donated for distribution. (Pam Panchak / Post-Gazette)
Bella Daugherty, 14, left, and Payton Celli, 14, both senior Girl Scouts attending Deer Lakes High School organize boxes of Girl Scout biscuits to be displayed outside of Puff Discount Tobacco in on Saturday, February 27, 2021 Plum to be sold. Carol Newmaster, cookie manager for the Girl Scouts of Plum Borough, said the site has a lot of traffic and they’ll be selling cookies again outside of Puff as well as outside of Wal-Mart in the Pittsburgh Mills on Sunday. (Emily Matthews / Post-Gazette)
Scott Detwiler, left of shaler and educator at the Audubon Society of Western Pennsylvania, shares Native American stories as families sit by the campfire during an overnight hike and around the family campfire at Beechwood Farms Nature Reserve on Saturday, February 27, 2021. (Emily Matthews / Post-Gazette)
Mike “The Balloon Guy” Evans from Squirrel Hill (left) puts a balloon hat on the head of the volunteer Barbara Milch from Squirrel Hill in the Jewish parking lot during the Drive-Thru Purim Carnival in the Sinai Temple on Sunday, February 28, 2021 Federation in South Oakland. (Emily Matthews / Post-Gazette)
Chadwick, Daniel and Regina, the 7-month-old lion cubs at the Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium, will be playing for the first time with zoo visitors in Highland Park at the lion show on Monday, March 1, 2021. The zoo reopened today after it had been closed since December (Andrew Rush / Post-Gazette)
Kiah Harrington-Wymer, a Go Dog Go employee in Regent Square, is walking in Schenley Park on Monday, March 1, 2021. (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)
Chadwick, Daniel and Regina, the 7-month-old lion cubs at the Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium, will be playing for the first time with zoo visitors in Highland Park at the lion show on Monday, March 1, 2021. The zoo reopened today after it had been closed since December (Andrew Rush / Post-Gazette)

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