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Pittsburgh police promote three lieutenants to commanders.

Pittsburgh police Lt. Larry Scirotto of Mount Washington gets a big hug from his aunt, Patty Arnold of Monessen, after she pinned Scirotto’s badge following him taking the oath of Commander during a promotions ceremony at the City-County building, Downtown Monday, Dec. 15, 2014.

Shopping spree

Children shop for Christmas gifts as part of Walmart shopping spree.

Darnaija Hester, 8, of McKees Rocks, left, and Courtney Kelley, 10, of Sheridan balance gifts they chose as they make their way through Walmart in Robinson during a shopping spree Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014. The Salvation Army identified child recipients and surprised the children with a meeting with Santa, a $50 Walmart shopping spree and dinner at the store.

Ballet High

Ballet dancers are fitted for the Nutcracker as part of Pittsburgh Ballet Theater high school program.

Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre full time high school student Christian Garcia, 17, from Puebla, Mexico, right, has a costume fitting with her classmates at the school for the upcoming Nutcracker production.  Video: Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre High

 

Chill

A man hides his arms in his sweatshirt to keep warm as colder weather moves into Pittsuburgh.

Chad Sanner of the West End tucks his arms into his sweatshirt as he waits for his bus along at Liberty and Sixth Avenues in downtown Pittsburgh Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014. The temperatures dropped 30 degrees in the last 24 hours.

Hoop class

A hoop class in Pittsburgh for ladies fitness article.

Fullbody Fitness Club co-owner Jenly Deiter of Penn Hills teaches an aerial hoop class in Brentwood.

Jackson

Jackson Frazer is an 8-year-old boy who acts is feature films.

Jackson Frazer, 8 of McCandless poses in his bedroom on a directors chair he was given while working on the feature film,”Foxcatcher.”

Shoe Repair Shop

A man resoles a boot at a shoe repair shop in Pittsburgh.

Tony DeMarco works on resoling boots at his shop in Northway Mall Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014. Northway Shoe and Repair has been operating at the mall since 1979.

Opera in the square

Pittsburgh Opera resident artists, bass Phillip Gay and mezo soprano Corrie Stallings perform "La ci darem la mano" during the Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership’s Market Square Farmers Market at Market Square Downtown Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014.

Pittsburgh Opera resident artists, bass Phillip Gay and mezzo soprano Corrie Stallings perform “La ci darem la mano” during the Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership’s Market Square Farmers Market at Market Square Downtown Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014.

Lyon’s Sukkah

A Jewish man decorates a sukkah.

Lyon Mandelcorn, 88, of Squirrel Hill decorates his sukkah with homemade birds his wife Ruth Mandelcorn makes for the holiday Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014. The Jewish holiday Sukkot begins at sundown Wednesday and ends Oct. 15.

Families First Fall

A boy experiences the fall season for the first time after moving to the United States from Australia.

Elijah Overett, 6, of Highland Park plays with leaves in Mellon Park with his mother Jayne Overett and brothers in Point Breeze. Elijah moved with his family from Australia earlier this year and this is the first time they’ve experienced leaves changing and falling from the trees.

A photo of a little boy choosing his pumpkin.

Wolfe St. Lawrence, 3, of Spring Garden picks out a pumpkin with his mom Arielle St. Lawrence at Stan’s Market in the Strip District.

Int’l Day of Peace

People gather to celebrate the international day of peace.

Participants hold two world flags during a ceremony as part of the North Hills International Day of Peace Festival in North Park Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014. Each person took a turn reciting the words, “may peace prevail in” followed by the names of the countries of the flags they held.

iPhone 6

Pittsburgh Police Ofc. Cochrane asks Jesse Bredholt, 23, of West Mifflin to take down his tent from in front of the Apple store along Walnut Street in Shadyside Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014. Bredholt and his friend Arielle Goldhaber, 19, of Oakland, left, are awaiting the new iPhone 6 to go on sale this Friday.

Pittsburgh Police Ofc. Cochrane asks Jesse Bredholt, 23, of West Mifflin to take down his tent from in front of the Apple store along Walnut Street in Shadyside Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014. Bredholt and his friend Arielle Goldhaber, 19, of Oakland, left, are awaiting the new iPhone 6 to go on sale this Friday.

New Torah

Rabbi Hershel Pfeffer of Squirrel Hill completes a new torah scroll for the Chabad of South Hills during a torah dedication ceremony in Mount Lebanon Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014. The Torah scroll has roughly 600,000 handwritten letters. The average process takes over a year. This scroll was expertly scribed in Israel but the last paragraph was outlined so that it could be completed at the Chabad of South Hills as part of the ceremony.

Rabbi Hershel Pfeffer of Squirrel Hill completes a new torah scroll for the Chabad of South Hills during a torah dedication ceremony in Mount Lebanon Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014. The Torah scroll has roughly 600,000 handwritten letters. The average process takes over a year. This scroll was expertly scribed in Israel but the last paragraph was outlined so that it could be completed at the Chabad of South Hills as part of the ceremony.

Jarell

A man's shows the blistering burns on his hands from his attempt to save his neighbor froma house fire.

Jarell Taylor, 28, of Wilkinsburg burned his hands trying to save his next door neighbor Veda Moore from a fire at 1704 Wesley Street in Wilkinsburg. Moore was killed in the fire that started around 2:20 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014.

CAPA

Reflection photograph in the Pittsburgh Creative and Performing Arts High School.

A pedestrian is reflected in the glass at the Pittsburgh Creative and Performing Arts School Downtown as he crosses Ft. Duquesne Boulevard Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014.

Monarch Butterflies

Watch a time-lapse of a monarch butterfly emerging from a chrysalis.

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Window Wash

Raymond Trageser of Millvale washes the windows at 2 PPG Place, Downtown Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014. Trageser works for Shamrock Building Services.

Raymond Trageser of Millvale washes the windows at 2 PPG Place, Downtown Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014. Trageser works for Shamrock Building Services.

Glide

Practicing para gliding in Pittsburgh park.

Anthony Monte of Robinson practices para gliding at Flagstaff Hill in Oakland Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014.

Remembering Mayor Sophie Masloff

Pittsburgh gathers to say goodbye to Mayor Sophie Masloff.

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