On Feb. 15, 2012, a Brighton High School swimmer glides under the surface of the water, during competition, at Webster Aquatic Center.
A man surveys the damage done to Long Beach Pier in Queens, New York after Superstorm Sandy devastated the region.
Ten years after the September 11th Attacks a cande-light vigil was held in memory of the victims, and their families. The hill leading to the center of campus was painted to look like an American flag.
A participant at Mud Tug finds a quiet moment to relax prior to the start of the tug-of-war tournament on September 24, 2011.
Zack Thompson pauses for a moment while washing the day's mud off after a world record setting Mud Tug on September 22, 2012.
An audience waits for a presentation by author, Sean Chercover, at George Eastman House, in Rochester, New York.
Speakers honored the memory of Martin Luther King Jr. in an event at Rochester Institute of Technology. Attendees were left with a simple question to ponder to themselves "What are you doing for others?"
Supporters of Obama and Louise Slaughter wait to hear election results at the Democrat Victory Party on November 6, 2012.
The Specerport Range junior-varsity hang their heads during a defeat late in the season.
Members of the Garth Fagan Dance Company perform a routine to honor those once enslaved in America.