Cleaning The Treads

Cleaning The Treads

Construction workers clear mud from the treads of equipment being used to excavate footers for the Thomas James Knox Hockey Rink in Alum Creek Park South. My Final Photo for April 18, 2018.

Demolition Begins For New Aldi

A demolition worker points out where trespassers had organized a meeting room in one of the abandoned theaters at the Hollywood Studio Theaters in Glengary Shopping Center. My Final Photo for April 17, 2018.

Spring Flowers in Snow Flurries

White blossoms begin to cover the limbs of wild pear trees on the Braun Farm property despite snow flurries reminding everyone of the unusual weather. My Final Photo for April 16, 2018.

Finally, Colorful Signs Of Spring

A Japanese Magnolia on South State Street is in full blossom sharing its Spring colors with drivers rushing by on a Sunday afternoon. My Final Photo for April 15, 2018.

Studying Her Opponent

Jordan Hogans studies her chess opponent after making her move during a chess club meeting at the Westerville Public Library. My Final Photo for April 14, 2018.

Friday Night Frog Hunting Fun

A youngster takes the shortest path across the wetlands to join a group of kids who found tadpoles during Frog Friday at Highlands Wetlands. My Final Photo for April 13, 2018.

Great Weather For Making Art

A stone carver sits on a bench at State and College taking advantage of a near perfect Spring day to work on one of his carvings before heading off to work. My Final Photo for April 12, 2018.

Driving Timber From The Woods

Farmer Rodney Parker guides 15-year-old Belgian draft horse, Bell, as she drags timber from fields on Africa Road being cleared for field crops this summer. My Final Photo for April 11, 2018.

A Little Light Repair

An electrician inspects repairs on a light over the picnic tables at Westerville Square. My Final Photo for April 10, 2018.

The New Turn In The Road

An arced saw cut in the middle of Cleveland Avenue near Main Street marks the end of a new median being installed this week that will remove left turns along that section of the roadway. My Final Photo for April 9, 2018.

One-Eyed Owl Wows Students

A one-eyed screech owl entertains kids and their parents who attended Starry Starry Night at Westerville North Sunday afternoon. My Final Photo for April 8, 2018.

Catfishing Winners

A fishing team holds their winning catch of catfish before releasing them after Saturday’s tournament at Hoover Reservoir. My Final Photo for April 7, 2018.

Cold Weather For A Spring Sport

An Otterbein University softballer blows into her hand as she waits in the batters box in the second game of a doubleheader against Marietta Friday afternoon. My Final Photo for April 6, 2018. (Photo by Gary Gardiner/ SmallTownStock/EyePush NewsPhotos)

Honor Guard Honors Retired Officer

A Columbus Police Honor Guard officer carries a folded flag to present it to the family of a retired officer who was buried Thursday at Blendon Central Cemetery. My Final Photo for April 5, 2018.

Greeting The New Chicks At The Library

A woman places her hand near the chicken coop screen hoping to attract the attention of one of the six chicks hatched at the Westerville Public Library in the last two days. My Final Photo for April 4, 2018.

Spring Weather Dampens The Day

An afternoon storm darkens the sky over the Holmes Hotel in Uptown Westerville as a Spring storm brings rain and winds to central Ohio. My Final Photo for April 3, 2018.

April Morning Snow

An overnight snow covers the grounds of Heritage Park and the Everal Barn. My Final Photo for April 2, 2018.

Easter Sunday Morning Moon

The morning moon slides behind the cross at the top of St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church as parishioners arrive for the 7 a.m. Easter morning Mass. My Final Photo for April 1, 2018.

The Hunt Begins

Parents release hold on their children at the start of one of the egg hunts at the city sports complex on Cleveland Ave. where 8,000 brightly colored eggs containing candy and toys disappeared into baskets and bags within about a minute after the starter’s countdown. My Final Photo for March 31, 2018.

Good Friday Procession Portrayal

The Good Friday procession from Cornerstone Church to Church of the Messiah in Uptown Westerville nears its completion in time for the noon service. My Final Photo for March 30, 2018.

Impromptu Ukulele Lessons

A trio of musicians gets an impromptu ukulele lesson from an instructor at Music & Arts in Uptown as one of them waits for her instructor to finish an earlier lesson. My Final Photo for March 29, 2018.

Bridge Over Foggy Waters

Drivers in early afternoon commuter traffic navigate their way through heavy fog across the Smothers Road bridge. My Final Photo for March 28, 2019.

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