Snowstorms, fires, Black Excellence, sports activities and extra; February in images, a brief however busy month

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Snowstorms, fires, Black Excellence, sports and more; February in photos, a short but busy month

February might be the shortest month of the year but there was plenty of activity in Central Pa. PennLive photographers captured images from snowstorms, fires, local Black leaders, a visit to the Lt. Governor’s home, new restaurants, high school sports and more. Enjoy a look back at a short but busy month.

Yodit Misgna walks along Union Deposit Road in Susquehanna Township as snow falls in the Harrisburg area on February 18, 2021. Dan Gleiter | dgleiter@pennlive.com

Snow falls in the Harrisburg area

A mural by Dizz Gavins of York, with the window showing a glimpse of the mural by Victor “Marka27” Quinonez in downtown Harrisburg as snow falls in the area on February 18, 2021. Sean Simmers |ssimmers@pennlive.com

Car crashes into Wendy's on Eisenhower Blvd.

Firefighters work to remove a vehicle that crashed into Wendy’s restaurant on Eisenhower Blvd. in Lower Swatara Township, Pa., on Feb. 19, 2021. The crash occurred around 3:00 p.m. Mark Pynes | mpynes@pennlive.com

Rev. James Lyles

The Rev. James Lyles, founder of Youth 10X Better Ministries. During Black History month, PennLive paid tribute to the people who are helping shape what will someday be the history of the Black community in Central Pennsylvania. February 15, 2021. Dan Gleiter | dgleiter@pennlive.com

Pennsylvania Lieutenant Governor John Fetterman and family

Pennsylvania Lieutenant Governor John Fetterman brushes daughter Grace’s hair as part of their early morning routine before school. Fetterman announced he will be running for the US Senate seat currently held by Pat Toomey. February 05, 2021 Sean Simmers |ssimmers@pennlive.com

Gov. Mifflin at Lower Dauphin in boys basketball

Lower Dauphin cheerleaders sit masked and socially distanced due to COVID-19 prevention as teh Falcons falls to Governor Mifflin 49-42 in boys high school basketball in Hummelstown, Pa., Feb. 13, 2021. Mark Pynes | mpynes@pennlive.com

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Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of Lent 2021

Harrisburg Diocese Bishop Ronald Gainer offers ashes during Ash Wednesday Mass at Saint Patrick Cathedral in Harrisburg. The holy season of Lent began on February 17, 2021. Dan Gleiter | dgleiter@pennlive.com

Mid-Penn 3A Girls Swimming Championships

State College celebrates their win in the 200-yard medley relay during the Mid-Penn 3A Girls Swimming Championships at Cumberland Valley on February 19, 2021. Sean Simmers |ssimmers@pennlive.com

Fire at Spring Street Gardens apartments

Firefighters respond to a fire at Spring Street Gardens apartments in Lower Swatara Township on February 3, 2021. 14 people were displaced in the Dauphin County apartment fire. Dan Gleiter | dgleiter@pennlive.com

Central Dauphin wins the District 3 Class 3A team wrestling championships

Central Dauphin’s Mike Beers is congratulated by teammates after winning his 132-pound match and sealing the District 3 Class 3A team wrestling championship on Feb. 15, 2020. The Rams defeated Gettysburg, 28-21. Joe Hermitt | jhermitt@pennlive.com

District Judge Sonya McKnight hearing at Dauphin County Courthouse

Supporters stand outside as Dauphin County Magisterial District Judge Sonya McKnight, center, exits the Dauphin County courthouse in Harrisburg after her hearing, February 19, 2021. McKnight has been suspended without pay while she faces criminal charges related to the arrest of her son. Dan Gleiter | dgleiter@pennlive.com

Mid-Penn Class 3A Diving Championships

Charles Holte of Hershey enters the water during the Mid-Penn Class 3A Diving Championships at Cumberland Valley. February 17, 2021 Sean Simmers |ssimmers@pennlive.com

Feb. 19, 2021 snowfall

A snowblower is used to clear the AMC Classic theater at Hampden Centre shopping center as snow falls in the Harrisburg area on February 19, 2021. Dan Gleiter | dgleiter@pennlive.com

Redd's Smokehouse BBQ in Hampden Township

Smoked ribs, chicken and bacon on a stick on the grill. Redd’s Smokehouse BBQ is opening at the Hampden Centre on Carlisle Pike in Hampden Township. February 19, 2021. Dan Gleiter | dgleiter@pennlive.com

Photo of February

Evan Eisenberg, 7, of Newville, listens to the Star-Spangled-Banner before the start of the Greencastle-Antrim-Big Spring girls basket game in Newville, Pa., Feb. 5, 2021. Evan’s sister Aleya plays on the Big Spring team. Mark Pynes | mpynes@pennlive.com

Photo of February

Lower Dauphin Head Coach Rick Attivol, right with his staff, waves to the Cedar Cliff coach and team after coming from behind to defeat the Colts, 61-46 in boys basketball action at Camp Hill, Pa., Feb. 17, 2021. Mark Pynes | mpynes@pennlive.com

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