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Best photos of the month from Baltimore Sun staff, June 2021

The sun and moon rise together over downtown Baltimore in partial eclipse Thursday morning.
(Jerry Jackson/Baltimore Sun)

Best photos of the month from Baltimore Sun staff, June 2021

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Best of the Baltimore Sun staff photos of the month.
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Juneteenth Celebration In Reservoir Hill
Bamba Seck, 3 of Baltimore, takes a taste of the soap bubbles he's playing in at the Childrens Village at Freedom Day, the Juneteenth celebration in the Reservoir Hill neighborhood of Baltimore. June 19, 2021
Bamba Seck, 3 of Baltimore, takes a taste of the soap bubbles he's playing in at the Childrens Village at Freedom Day, the Juneteenth celebration in the Reservoir Hill neighborhood of Baltimore. June 19, 2021 (Barbara Haddock Taylor)
Severna Park hosts Sherwood for MPSSAA baseball's Class 4A title
Severna Park Falcons' Colton Adams hugs starting pitcher Nick Carparelli (facing camera) as the Sherwood Warriors celebrate during the MPSSAA Class 4A state final Fri., June 18, 2021. Sherwood took extra innings to halt the Falcons' perfect season, 5-4 in eight innings.
Severna Park Falcons' Colton Adams hugs starting pitcher Nick Carparelli (facing camera) as the Sherwood Warriors celebrate during the MPSSAA Class 4A state final Fri., June 18, 2021. Sherwood took extra innings to halt the Falcons' perfect season, 5-4 in eight innings. (Karl Merton Ferron/The Baltimore Sun)
Maryland Fire-Rescue Services Memorial
Front, from left, Kaseem Ali, Baltimore CIty Fire Department EMT/EMS and Zach Zwicker, FF2, Odenton Volunteer Fire Department, lay the wreath. They are joined by members of the Red Knights Motorcycle Club. The Maryland Fire-Rescue Services Memorial Foundation (MFRSMF) holds a combined 2020-2021 service to honor 10 fallen heroes at the memorial. June 6, 2021.
Front, from left, Kaseem Ali, Baltimore CIty Fire Department EMT/EMS and Zach Zwicker, FF2, Odenton Volunteer Fire Department, lay the wreath. They are joined by members of the Red Knights Motorcycle Club. The Maryland Fire-Rescue Services Memorial Foundation (MFRSMF) holds a combined 2020-2021 service to honor 10 fallen heroes at the memorial. June 6, 2021. (Kim Hairston/The Baltimore Sun)
Farewell hug on the last day of classes
Featherbed Lane Elementary School Principal Michelle Webster gives Faith White, 7, now a rising second grader, a farewell hug on the last day of classes for Baltimore County Schools. Students enjoyed passing through a bubble maker set up by Webster as they embarked on their summer vacation.
Featherbed Lane Elementary School Principal Michelle Webster gives Faith White, 7, now a rising second grader, a farewell hug on the last day of classes for Baltimore County Schools. Students enjoyed passing through a bubble maker set up by Webster as they embarked on their summer vacation. (Amy Davis / Baltimore Sun)
SquashWise unsure of their home when Meadow Mill closes
The safety goggles belonging to Abby Markoe, executive director of SquashWise rest on bleachers while Brett Poles, 17 of Baltimore and Obed Roman Garcia, 16 of Pikesville practice on the court as high school members of SquashWise - slated to lose their home when Meadow Mill closes.
The safety goggles belonging to Abby Markoe, executive director of SquashWise rest on bleachers while Brett Poles, 17 of Baltimore and Obed Roman Garcia, 16 of Pikesville practice on the court as high school members of SquashWise - slated to lose their home when Meadow Mill closes. (Karl Merton Ferron/The Baltimore Sun)
MTA Kirk Avenue bus storage facility opens
Secretary of Transportation Gregory Slater takes a tour the drivers' locker area at the opening of the Kirk Avenue Bus Division Transportation and Storage building, which will house and maintain 175 MTA buses.
Secretary of Transportation Gregory Slater takes a tour the drivers' locker area at the opening of the Kirk Avenue Bus Division Transportation and Storage building, which will house and maintain 175 MTA buses. (Karl Merton Ferron/The Baltimore Sun)
Staying Cool In The City
Josh Johnson, 8, and his sister Riley Johnson, 3, escape the heat as they play in a pool outside their home in East Baltimore. June 29, 2021
Josh Johnson, 8, and his sister Riley Johnson, 3, escape the heat as they play in a pool outside their home in East Baltimore. June 29, 2021 (Barbara Haddock Taylor)
New York Mets vs. Baltimore Orioles
Baltimore Orioles center fielder Cedric Mullins (31) dives to make a catch and secure an out during the first inning. The New York Mets play against the Baltimore Orioles in a baseball game Wednesday night at Camden Yards. 06.9.21.
Baltimore Orioles center fielder Cedric Mullins (31) dives to make a catch and secure an out during the first inning. The New York Mets play against the Baltimore Orioles in a baseball game Wednesday night at Camden Yards. 06.9.21. (Ulysses Muñoz/The Baltimore Sun)
Dulaney at Catonsville, Class 4A North Section I final
Catonsville Comets (11) protects the ball with his head long enough for his head coach to call a timeout while Dulaney Lions defensemen Leo Hale (21) and Jack Zeidler (15) defend near their goal during the Class 4A North Section I championship game Fri., June 11, 2021.
Catonsville Comets (11) protects the ball with his head long enough for his head coach to call a timeout while Dulaney Lions defensemen Leo Hale (21) and Jack Zeidler (15) defend near their goal during the Class 4A North Section I championship game Fri., June 11, 2021. (Karl Merton Ferron/The Baltimore Sun)
Sunrise eclipse
The sun and moon rise together over downtown Baltimore in partial eclipse Thursday morning.
The sun and moon rise together over downtown Baltimore in partial eclipse Thursday morning. (Jerry Jackson/Baltimore Sun)
Hotel workers rally for unemployment
Andre Eldridge, an event staff worker at the Marriott speaks at a rally to bring attention to workers who need unemployment extended.
Andre Eldridge, an event staff worker at the Marriott speaks at a rally to bring attention to workers who need unemployment extended. (Barbara Haddock Taylor)
John and Abbe Harman celebrate their 30th wedding anniversary
John Harman Jr., met his wife Abbe while as an intern at the National Aquarium. They were married in the aquarium's 335,000-gallon Atlantic Coral Reef exhibition in 1991. The couple returned for a private dive in the same 13-foot deep tank to celebrate their 30th wedding anniversary.
John Harman Jr., met his wife Abbe while as an intern at the National Aquarium. They were married in the aquarium's 335,000-gallon Atlantic Coral Reef exhibition in 1991. The couple returned for a private dive in the same 13-foot deep tank to celebrate their 30th wedding anniversary. (Kenneth K. Lam)
Baltimore Concert Opera at Arch Social Club
Baritone Eric McKeever sings Si puo (Prologue) the opera Pagliacci by Leoncavallo as Baltimore Concert Opera (BCO) and the Arch Social Club present a "Balcony Concert" outside the social club in Penn North.
Baritone Eric McKeever sings Si puo (Prologue) the opera Pagliacci by Leoncavallo as Baltimore Concert Opera (BCO) and the Arch Social Club present a "Balcony Concert" outside the social club in Penn North. (Kim Hairston/The Baltimore Sun)
Young Marines Place Flags On Graves
Daniel Westerlund, 10, a member of the Young Marines of Anne Arundel County, places an American flag on a grave at Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens this morning. Members of Historic Elkridge and Anne Arundel County Young Marines placed 3500 American flags on graves in preparation for the Memorial Day observance.
Daniel Westerlund, 10, a member of the Young Marines of Anne Arundel County, places an American flag on a grave at Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens this morning. Members of Historic Elkridge and Anne Arundel County Young Marines placed 3500 American flags on graves in preparation for the Memorial Day observance. (Barbara Haddock Taylor)
Storm damage
Trees are seen snapped in half along Overshot Court after a storm came through the neighborhood south of Jacksonville Thursday evening.
Trees are seen snapped in half along Overshot Court after a storm came through the neighborhood south of Jacksonville Thursday evening. (Jerry Jackson/Baltimore Sun/Baltimore Sun)
Rainy day in Baltimore
Ayana Harris, of Baltimore, and daughter Sari Harris, 4, got caught in the heavy rain after a lunch date at Fells Point.
Ayana Harris, of Baltimore, and daughter Sari Harris, 4, got caught in the heavy rain after a lunch date at Fells Point. (Kenneth K. Lam)
Cleveland Indians at Baltimore Orioles
Baltimore Orioles batter Pedro Severino reacts just in time above Cleveland Indians catcher Austin Hedges, on an inside heater by Cleveland reliever Nick Sandlin at Oriole Park at Camden Yards.
Baltimore Orioles batter Pedro Severino reacts just in time above Cleveland Indians catcher Austin Hedges, on an inside heater by Cleveland reliever Nick Sandlin at Oriole Park at Camden Yards. (KARL MERTON FERRON/The Baltimore Sun)
Weather
Driver Jason Thomas of Baltimore, wrapped in a white blanket, talks to a firefighter as firefighters clear the backed up sewer drains that exacerbated flooding conditions on Hillen Road at 35th St. Thomas's Chevy Tahoe, pictured at center, was caught in deep water that he said had reached his car windows before he escaped. June 10, 2021
Driver Jason Thomas of Baltimore, wrapped in a white blanket, talks to a firefighter as firefighters clear the backed up sewer drains that exacerbated flooding conditions on Hillen Road at 35th St. Thomas's Chevy Tahoe, pictured at center, was caught in deep water that he said had reached his car windows before he escaped. June 10, 2021 (Amy Davis/Baltimore Sun)
Hellzapoppin Circus SideShow Revue
Auzzy Blood performs at the Hellzapoppin Circus SideShow Revue at Baltimore Soundstage. June 3, 2021.
Auzzy Blood performs at the Hellzapoppin Circus SideShow Revue at Baltimore Soundstage. June 3, 2021. (Kim Hairston/The Baltimore Sun)
Howard High School defeated North County High in Class 4A East region baseball playoffs.
Howard High's Ben Fader (#7), center, runs home to score the eventual game-winning run as teammates cheer in the seventh inning. Howard High defeated North County High by score of 5 to 3 in Class 4A East region baseball playoffs.
Howard High's Ben Fader (#7), center, runs home to score the eventual game-winning run as teammates cheer in the seventh inning. Howard High defeated North County High by score of 5 to 3 in Class 4A East region baseball playoffs. (Kenneth K. Lam)
Orioles vs. Astros at Oriole Park at Camden Yards
Astros' Abraham Toro cannot glove a grounder by Orioles' Freddy Galvis for an infield single in the first inning. The Astros defeated the Orioles by score of 3 to 1 at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on June 22, 2021.
Astros' Abraham Toro cannot glove a grounder by Orioles' Freddy Galvis for an infield single in the first inning. The Astros defeated the Orioles by score of 3 to 1 at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on June 22, 2021. (Kenneth K. Lam)
Memorial Day
At Baltimore National Cemetery, Edward Schmedes, 84, of Bel Air, visits the grave of his father, 1SG Peter A. Schmedes with his great-granddaughter Grace Schmedes, 4, also of Bel Air, and other family members, on Memorial Day weekend. He recalled that his father served in the Philippines during the Spanish-American War, as well as in WWI.
At Baltimore National Cemetery, Edward Schmedes, 84, of Bel Air, visits the grave of his father, 1SG Peter A. Schmedes with his great-granddaughter Grace Schmedes, 4, also of Bel Air, and other family members, on Memorial Day weekend. He recalled that his father served in the Philippines during the Spanish-American War, as well as in WWI. (Amy Davis)
Sip and Stroll
Lee Salter, of Savage, watches the pelicans from inside the Penguin Education Center at the Maryland Zoo's Sip and Stroll event.
Lee Salter, of Savage, watches the pelicans from inside the Penguin Education Center at the Maryland Zoo's Sip and Stroll event. (Amy Davis/Baltimore Sun)
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