This Week in Photos: Mother's Day, Springtime Baseball, and SOS Colombia



This week features a Mother and her favorite gift of flowers for Mother's Day, some springtime baseball from local youth as Covid-19 restrictions are lifted, and a demonstration standing in Solidarity with Colombian's fighting against violent actions towards Colombian demonstrations.



Linda Leshay, artist, backyard gardener, and mother of two, pleasantly smiles over her Mother's Day gift of beautiful plantable flowers on Sunday morning, May 9th, 2021. (Photo/Julian Leshay)



Linda Leshay plants a Wave Petunia into a small container as part of her Mother's Day celebration on Sunday morning, May 9th, 2021. (Photo/Julian Leshay)



Linda Leshay happily holds a tray of Yellow Marigolds before planting them into the ground as part of her Mother's Day celebration on Sunday morning, May 9th, 2021. (Photo/Julian Leshay)




Starting sophomore pitcher, Jack Duffy, of Bergen Catholic Crusaders battles Don Bosco Prep in a Highschool Varsity baseball game played at Overpeck County Field on Thursday, May 6th, 2021. (Photo/Julian Leshay)



A member of Don Bosco Prep's starting batting lineup glances at first base during an intense inning at Overpeck County Field on Thursday, May 6th, 2021. (Photo/Julian Leshay)



Kevin Jaxel, Don Bosco Prep's starting pitcher, throws a great game leading the Ironmen to a 2-0 victory over Bergen Catholic Crusaders Overpeck County Field on Thursday, May 6th, 2021. (Photo/Julian Leshay)



The behind plate Umpire cleans off the home plate as Bergen Catholic Crusaders take the field during an inning switch at Overpeck County Field on Thursday, May 6th, 2021. (Photo/Julian Leshay)



Number 14 of Bergen Catholic Crusaders slides safely into first base during an intense game leading to a Don Bosco Prep 2-0 victory at Overpeck County Field on Thursday, May 6th, 2021. (Photo/Julian Leshay)



The No. 9 ranked Bergen Catholic Crusaders huddle and say a prayer during their pre-game warmup minutes before taking on No. 5 ranked Don Bosco Prep Ironmen at Overpeck County Field on Thursday, May 6th, 2021. (Photo/Julian Leshay)



Members of Don Bosco Prep Ironmen's baseball team celebrate in the air after their big 2-0 victory against Bergen Catholic Crusaders at Overpeck County Field on Thursday, May 6th, 2021. (Photo/Julian Leshay)



Starting pitcher for the DiChiaro Baseball team faces off against PBI Eagles in a springtime 12U Central Bergen league at night at Overpeck County Field on Thursday, May 8th, 2021. (Photo/Julian Leshay)



A batter from DiChiaro Baseball team stares down a ball thrown high during a nighttime game at Overpeck County Field on Thursday, May 8th, 2021. (Photo/Julian Leshay)



A batter from the DiChiaro Baseball team starts his swing as the baseball hurls towards him during a nighttime 12U baseball game at Overpeck County Field on Thursday, May 8th, 2021. (Photo/Julian Leshay)



The PBI Eagles throw out a DiChiaro runner at first which helped result in a huge 12-2 victory of the DiChiaro Baseball team at Overpeck County Field on Thursday, May 8th, 2021. (Photo/Julian Leshay)



PBI Eagles runner slides into home plate and collides with DiChiaro catcher which resulted in a safe run scored that propelled the Eagles to victory at Overpeck County Field on Thursday, May 8th, 2021. (Photo/Julian Leshay)



A lone man sits on a bench enjoying the springtime colors and warmth at Votee Park in Teaneck, New Jersey on May 7th, 2021. (Photo/Julian Leshay)



Hundreds of protesters gather to bring attention to the horrific actions the Colombian police and government are using to put a halt to demonstrations in Colombia against a new proposed tax reform that favors the wealthy. This protest took place at Travers Park in Jackson Heights, Queens, New York City on May 7th, 2021. (Photo/Julian Leshay)



Two demonstrators display a large protest sign explaining the reason why they are protesting and what is happening in Colombia at Travers Park in Jackson Heights, Queens, New York City on May 7th, 2021. (Photo/Julian Leshay)



A woman lights candles in honor of the Colombian lives lost due to police violence in retaliation to demonstrations in Colombia against a new tax reform that favors the wealthy. This protest took place at Travers Park in Jackson Heights, Queens, New York City on May 7th, 2021. (Photo/Julian Leshay)




A pro "Colombia Resiste" sign and national flag rise over a crowd of demonstrators protesting police violence in retaliation to demonstrations in Colombia against a new tax reform that favors the wealthy. This protest took place at Travers Park in Jackson Heights, Queens, New York City on May 7th, 2021. (Photo/Julian Leshay)



The national flag of Colombia waves as a singer delivers a performance during a demonstration standing in solidarity with Colombian lives lost due to police violence. This protest took place at Travers Park in Jackson Heights, Queens, New York City on May 7th, 2021. (Photo/Julian Leshay)







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