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This Week in Pictures: Oct. 1-7

This week in pictures: Oct. 1-7, 2016, highlights of news, entertainment and sports photography throughout WNY. Buffalo News photographers bring you a visual recap of the week through pictures and stories - from a bench-clearing brawl - to a walk to school. We hope you enjoy our favorites from last week.


Bench-clearing brawl - St. Joe's quarterback Casey Kelly gets up after an altercation on the Timon bench during second-quarter action on Friday, Oct. 7, 2016. The high school football game between St. Joe's and Timon was suspended early after a bench-clearing incident happened in the second quarter of the game at Fitzpatrick Field on Tifft Street. (Harry Scull Jr./Buffalo News) See more photos from the game.


Game suspended - St. Joe's alumni and Ole Miss quarterback Chad Kelly is restrained after leaving the stands to come to the aid of his brother Casey, who was involved in an altercation with the Timon bench during second-quarter action on Friday,Oct. 7, 2016. The high school football game between St. Joe's and Timon was suspended early after a bench-clearing incident in the second quarter of the game at Fitzpatrick Field on Tifft Street. (Harry Scull Jr./Buffalo News) Read the full story.



WASH project - Hugo Bradley, 1 1/2, colors on the chalk wall during the official opening of the WASH Project at its new, temporary location on Grant Street. (Derek Gee/Buffalo News) Read full story.



How sweet it is - Sponge candy mixture bubbles as it boils in a copper cauldron at the Fowler's Chocolate Factory in Buffalo. (Derek Gee/Buffalo News) See more sweet photos.



Pie-eating contest - Brynn Seitz, 4, of Medina, of Medina, competes in the pumpkin pie-eating contest at the 21st Annual Great Pumpkin Farm World Pumpkin Weigh-Off, in Clarence.  (John Hickey/Buffalo News) See more great pumpkin photos.



Fan reaction - Lancaster's Jacob Michalski (53) gets some fan reaction to his TD return of a blocked kick against Orchard Park in the waning moments of the game during fourth quarter action at Orchard Park High School. (John Hickey/Buffalo News) See more game photos



Catching rays - Drew Smith of Portland, N.Y., in Chautauqua County walks through some sun rays from a skylight after going to McKinley Mall to buy a watch. (Robert Kirkham/Buffalo News) See more photos here.



Boston victory - Buffalo Bulls quarterback Tyree Jackson (3) is tackled by Boston College Eagles defensive back John Johnson (9) in the first half of the game at Alumni stadium in Boston. Boston College cruised to a 35-3 victory over the University at Buffalo in a non-conference game Saturday at Alumni Stadium. (James P. McCoy/ Buffalo News) See more game action.



Assorted clams - Marotto's Restaurant at 3365 Delaware Ave. in Kenmore, has been in business at the same location for 31 years. The assorted plate of clams contains raw, steamed and clams casino. (Sharon Cantillon/Buffalo News) See more photos.



Face time - Buffalo Bills outside linebacker Jerry Hughes (55) sacks New England Patriots quarterback Jacoby Brissett (7) for a loss in the second quarter at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass. (James P. McCoy/ Buffalo News) See more Bills game action.



Grape harvest - Row of concord grapes wait to be harvested off  Route 20 in Westfield. The Concord Belt is a narrow ribbon of flat land about 60 miles long and two to six miles wide, tucked between the shore of Lake Erie and the Allegheny Plateau Escarpment in Western New York and northwestern Pennsylvania.  (Mark Mulville/The Buffalo News) Take a closer look at the grape harvest.



Gates circle construction - Rob Wallace, president and CEO, left, and consultant Phil Pantano, right, check the view from one of the rooms. Image from tour at Canterbury Woods construction site near Gates Circle. Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2016. (Robert Kirkham/Buffalo News) See more photos.



Occupy family - John Washington and Mindy Jo Russo met during the Occupy Buffalo movement five years ago. Nine months later, they had a baby boy they named Justice Will Prevail Washington, who is now 4 1/2. (Derek Gee/Buffalo News) Take a look back.



Loose helmet - Orchard Park receiver Nic Bruce (17) loses his helmet after catching a ball when he was hit by Lancaster defensive player Ben Damiani during second quarter action at Orchard Park High School. (Harry Scull Jr./Buffalo News) See more game photos.



National Walk to School day - A group of students and faculty from Highgate Heights Elementary School walks down Orleans Street on their way to school as part of National Walk to School day, Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2016. (Derek Gee/Buffalo News) See more photos.



Finding Neverland - Director Diane Paulus and Producer Harvey Weinstein talk before the start of the rehearsal  of "Finding Neverland," a musical he produced, which is launching its national tour at Shea's Buffalo Theatre. (Mark Mulville/The Buffalo News) See more photos.



Fresh beef - Ruth Phillips raises beef cattle on her farm in Lancaster, that is sold directly to customers through She feeds grain to the 10 cattle on her farm every morning before letting them out to graze. (John Hickey/Buffalo News) See more farm photos and read the full story.



Polish fashion - Model Corinne Lasek wears a dress designed by Recultured Designs of Warsaw, Poland, during a fashion show celebrating Polish women and the beginning of Polish Heritage month at the Holy Mother of the Rosary Parish hall in Lancaster Saturday, October 1, 2016. Recultured Designs uses fabrics inspired by Polish folklore and history in the clothes they make. (Mark Mulville/Buffalo News)See more photos.



Upside down - East's QB Austin Breidenstein (14) goes upside down as South Park's Nick Schaefer (8) makes the tackle at All-High Stadium in Buffalo. (Robert Kirkham/Buffalo News) Read more on the high school round-up.

See previous - This Week in Pictures: 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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