This Week in Pictures: Oct. 15-21 - The Buffalo News

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This Week in Pictures: Oct. 15-21

This week in pictures: Oct. 15-21, 2016, highlights news, entertainment and sports photography taken by Buffalo News photographers. Bringing a visual recap of the week through pictures and stories - from the splendor of the fall foliage and fall festivals - to another Bills victory and the continuing journey of refugees in Buffalo. We hope you enjoy our favorites from last week.

This is a view in Belmont, NY onMonday, Oct. 17, 2016. (Robert Kirkham/Buffalo News)

Splendid Colors - I Love New York's Fall Foliage Report says this will be the best weekend to experience the splendor of autumn in metro Buffalo and throughout most of Western New York. The hills near Belmont are awash in reds and yellows above a dried corn field.. (Robert Kirkham/Buffalo News)


The spray of water cannons in the mornng sun creates rainbows aboard the Edward M. Cotter, Friday morning, Oct. 14, 2016. (Derek Gee/Buffalo News)

Rainbows and Sunshine - The spray of water cannons in the morning sun creates rainbows aboard the Edward M. Cotter, the Buffalo fireboat. (Derek Gee/Buffalo News)


University at Buffalo tight end Mason Schreck catches a touchdown pass against Ball State during first half action on Saturday,Oct. 15, 2016.(Harry Scull Jr./Buffalo News)

Touchdown - University at Buffalo tight end Mason Schreck catches a touchdown pass against Ball State during first half action. (Harry Scull Jr./Buffalo News)


Ray Porter, left, Paul Costa, on right, glaziers from Jens Glass work on cupola, at Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens, in Buffalo, N.Y. on Friday Oct. 14, 2016, these palms have matured taller than expected and have outgrown their home. (John Hickey/Buffalo News)

Working Glass - Ray Porter, left, Paul Costa, on right, glaziers from Jens Glass work in the cupola, at Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens, in Buffalo. (John Hickey/Buffalo News)


Cleveland Hill receiver Ryan Majerowski catches a touchdown pass against JFK's Brandon Kohl during first half action at John F. Kennedy high school on Saturday,Oct. 15, 2016.(Harry Scull Jr./Buffalo News)

Touchdown Pass - Cleveland Hill receiver Ryan Majerowski catches a touchdown pass against JFK's Brandon Kohl during first half action at John F. Kennedy high school. See more photos from the Cleveland Hill 36, JFK 12 game. (Harry Scull Jr./Buffalo News)


Umpeim Refugee Camp, Thailand, Tuesday, April 28, 2015. (Derek Gee/Buffalo News)

Refugee Camp - Bamboo huts line the hillside of the Umpeim Refugee Camp, in Tak, Thailand, (Derek Gee/Buffalo News)

Nay Htoo walks across the street to his car, Friday, Sept. 16, 2016. (Derek Gee/Buffalo News)

Off to Work - Nay Htoo walks across the street to his car to go to work early in the morning.  A Karen refugee, he fled his home in Myanmar at a young age, eventually resettling in Buffalo, to start his refugee journey. Nay Htoo (pronounced Nay TOO) supports his wife and three children on a $10-an-hour job. (Derek Gee/Buffalo News)


A pedestrian crosses Washington Street as heavy rain falls during the morning commute, Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016. (Derek Gee/Buffalo News)

Bright Lights, City Streets - A pedestrian crosses Washington Street as heavy rain falls during the morning commute in Buffalo. (Derek Gee/Buffalo News)


Elmlawn Memorial Park in the Town of Tonawanda, holds its second annual Family Fall Fest, Sunday, Oct. 16, 2016. The Town of Brighton Volunteer Fire Company has a truck onsite to let kids see the inside and to receive toy fire helmets. Sisters Victoria Goodwin, 3, of Buffalo, left, and Ellie, 4, sit in the seats in the cab of the truck. (Sharon Cantillon/Buffalo News)

Family Festival - Elmlawn Memorial Park in the Town of Tonawanda, holds its second annual Family Fall Festival. The Town of Brighton Volunteer Fire Company  let kids see the inside of a firetruck and they received toy fire helmets. Sisters Victoria Goodwin, 3, of Buffalo, left, and Ellie, 4, sit in the seats in the cab of the truck. (Sharon Cantillon/Buffalo News)


Buffalo Bills quarterback Tyrod Taylor (5) breaks a tackle attempt by San Francisco 49ers cornerback Tramaine Brock (26) during the second quarter at New Era Field in Orchard Park, Sunday, Oct. 16, 2016. (Mark Mulville/The Buffalo News)

Breaking Free - Buffalo Bills quarterback Tyrod Taylor (5) breaks a tackle attempt by San Francisco 49ers cornerback Tramaine Brock (26) during the second quarter at New Era Field in Orchard Park. See more photos through the lens of Mark Mulville. (Mark Mulville/The Buffalo News)

Buffalo Bills wide receiver Robert Woods (10) celebrates his touchdown catch during the fourth quarter against the 49ers at New Era Field in Orchard Park, N.Y. on Sunday, Oct. 16, 2016. (James P. McCoy/ Buffalo News)

Celebration - Buffalo Bills wide receiver Robert Woods (10) celebrates his touchdown catch during the fourth quarter against the 49ers at New Era Field in Orchard Park. See more photos through the lens of James P. McCoy. (James P. McCoy/ Buffalo News)

Buffalo Bills Tyrod Taylor and LeSean McCoy celebrate a Robert Woods touchdown against the San Francisco 49ers during the fourth quarter at New Era Field on Sunday, Oct. 16, 2016. (Harry Scull Jr./Buffalo News)

Jumping for Joy - Buffalo Bills Tyrod Taylor and LeSean McCoy celebrate a Robert Woods touchdown against the San Francisco 49ers during the fourth quarter at New Era Field. See more photos through the lens of Harry Scull Jr. (Harry Scull Jr./Buffalo News)


Two men do some work atop of the KeyBank Center, Friday, Oct. 14, 2016. (Sharon Cantillon/Buffalo News)

Moon Walk - Two men do maintenance work atop of the KeyBank Center, on a recent warm day. (Sharon Cantillon/Buffalo News)


Bernard Carroll,12, of Troop 400 Hamburg crawls through the mud pit as he and other Boy Scouts and others participated in a Scout Strong 5k mud run and obstacle course at a big scout camporee at Beaver Island State Park, in Grand Island, N.Y. on Saturday Oct. 15, 2016. (John Hickey/Buffalo News)

Mud Crawl - Bernard Carroll,12, of Troop 400 Hamburg crawls through the mud pit as he and other Boy Scouts participated in a Scout Strong 5k mud run and obstacle course at a scout camporee at Beaver Island State Park, in Grand Island. (John Hickey/Buffalo News)


Jim Kelly is greeted by ECMC administrators and staff before his "Kelly Tough" room dedication on the 10th floor of the hospital Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2016. It is the same room where he stayed when he received his treatment in 2013-14. (Mark Mulville/The Buffalo News)

Kelly Tough - Jim Kelly is greeted by ECMC administrators and staff before his "Kelly Tough" room dedication on the 10th floor of the hospital. It is the same room where he stayed when he received his treatment in 2013-14. (Mark Mulville/The Buffalo News)


My Tomato Pie is at 3035 Niagara Falls in the Tops plaza in Amherst. The cheese steak pizza is a white pizza topped with steak, mozzarella, fontina cheddar/jack, romano, hot banana peppers, died onions and a special sauce. Photo taken, Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2016. (Sharon Cantillon/Buffalo News)

My Tomato Pie -  The cheese steak pizza is a white pizza topped with steak, mozzarella, fontina cheddar/jack, romano, hot banana peppers, died onions and a special sauce. Read the full review. (Sharon Cantillon/Buffalo News)


Htay Beh tends to her back yard garden as night falls, Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2015. Her daughter Paw Eh Ler Say, 4, left, plays in the driveway nearby. (Derek Gee/Buffalo News)

A Refugees Journey - Htay Beh tends to her backyard garden as night falls. Her daughter Paw Eh Ler Say, 4, left, plays in the driveway nearby. Read the full story. (Derek Gee/Buffalo News)

Naomi Tay, 5, plays in a makeshift hammock in the garage of a relative in Riverside, Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2015. (Derek Gee/Buffalo News)

Hanging Out - Naomi Tay, 5, plays in a makeshift hammock in the garage of a relative in Riverside. See more photos. (Derek Gee/Buffalo News)


Aung Kaung Myat relaxes on his boat in the Niagara River, Friday, Sept. 25, 2015. Myat came to Buffalo as a refugee from Myanmar and now runs a thriving business. (Photo by Derek Gee / Buffalo News)

Refugee Entrepreneur - Aung Kaung Myat relaxes on his boat in the Niagara River. Myat came to Buffalo as a refugee from Myanmar and now runs a thriving business. (Photo by Derek Gee / Buffalo News)


A study in color displayed in these transitioning Maple leaves in Elma on Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016. (Robert Kirkham/Buffalo News)

Bright Reds - The rain will end by Saturday afternoon, as nature's version of a color rush sweeps across Western New York. (Robert Kirkham/Buffalo News)

See previous - This Week in Pictures:Oct. 8-14, Oct. 1-7,  Sept. 24-30Sept. 17- 23,  Sept. 10- 16Sept. 3-9,  Aug. 27-Sept. 2,Aug. 20-26, Aug. 13-19,  Aug. 6 - 12July 30 - Aug.5July 23-29, July 16 -22, July 9-15, and July 2-8.

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