The crowd cheers for Vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin when she made an appearence at a rally at Beaver Area High School, Thursday, October 23, 2008.
The coffin of Christian Lanese is carried out of Saint Louise deMarillac Church in Upper Saint Clair, Saturday, October 24, 2008 as balloons were handed out to mourners in memory of Lanese. The nine year-old Upper Saint Clair boy was the victim of an accidental shooting Saturday, October 18, 2008.
Hines Ward's son Jaden hides from the crowd when Ward addressed the group about a group of biracial kids from South Korea who came to Pittsburgh to spend the weekend with Ward, who's Helping Hands foundation underwrote the trip, at the Pittsburgh International Airport, Friday, November 7, 2008.
Marie Issa George (left) scans the rack of clothes while Bill Blass District Sales Manager Carlene Gnazzo (second from right) helps customer Bonnie Kristofic of Shadyside at the Mount Lebanon home of Tovah Green (far right) who sells Bill Blass New York fashions from her home, Tuesday, November 11, 2008.