Congratulations to the winners of this week’s Photo of the Week! Meg Oliphant placed first, Erin Gallagher placed second, Daniel Vasta placed third, and Mikey Owens won an honorable mention!
First Place: Meg Oliphant
Mark Stuart climbs up the stairs at the Rochester Cyclocross course at Genesee Valley Park in Rochester, N.Y. on Sept. 11, 2016. Stuart placed first in his division.
Second Place: Erin Gallagher
Jahdiel Marrero, 8, of Rochester, covers his ears as fire trucks blare their horns during the annual Rochester Labor Day parade along East Avenue in Rochester, N.Y., on Sept. 5, 2016. The parade featured union workers, public officials, and local first responders, among others.
Third place: Daniel Vasta
Paul and Susan Kucera, both 75, of Binghamton, N.Y. walk back to their car after spending the day together at the Great New York State Fair, on the New York State Fairgrounds, in Syracuse, N.Y. on Aug. 29, 2016.
We try to come every year” said Mrs. Kucera, “We have been coming since the fair [re]opened after World War Two. The fair grounds were used as a military base until the war ended, and the fair reopened in 1948.
The Great New York State Fair is the largest annual event in New York State, this year attracting just over one million visitors during its 12 days running.
Honorable Mention: Mikey Owens
Tony Harrison looks on at the ring girl in between rounds at the Barclays Arena in Brooklyn, N.Y. on July 31, 2016.