Early morning clouds glide over Otterbein Lake after unexpected snow earlier in the week reminded everyone that Spring was still a few days away. My Final Photo for March 19, 2019.
Westerville Parks workers remove the First Responders Park sign as contractors prepare to expand the original park to add a memorial for the two police officers killed in 2018. My Final Photo for March 19, 2019.
A sailor temporarily stores his mast pennant in the rear of his ballcap as he rolls up his mainsail at the end of an afternoon sailing on Hoover Reservoir. My Final Photo for March 17, 2019.
An artist spray-paints a rendering of the Crew Cat on plywood covering the window in the front of Jimmy V’s that was destroyed in a car crash earlier in the week. My Final Photo for March 16, 2019.
A carpenter checks the alignment for a section of cornice corbel he’s set to install across the top of the renovated facade at 46-48 North State Street in Uptown Westerville. My Final Photo for March 15, 2019.
An electrician steps to the bow of his flat-bottom boat where he stores the new LED lights he will install at the fountain in the holding pond between the Renaissance Hotel and the new DHL building under construction at Westar. My Final Photo for March 14, 2019.
Bernie Woller pours fresh sugar maple sap into his wood-fired brick and concrete block evaporator where he will end up with more than six gallons of maple syrup from 250-plus gallons of sap collected from the trees in his yard. My Final Photo for March 13, 2019.
A city electric worker carries away a low-hanging power cable torn from its anchor when it was struck by a truck turning onto State Street damaging the traffic signal and closing the street for several hours for repairs. My Final Photo for March 12, 2019.
A construction worker is obscured by a cloud of concrete dust as he cuts a section of storm sewer pipe as the city extends Altair Parkway near the DHL building construction site. My Final Photo for March 11, 2019.
The beginning of Hoover Gardens’ spring baskets line portions of the greenhouse tables as the company prepares for customers who favor early plantings before the warmth of summer. My Final Photo for March 10, 2019.
Workers remove the scaffolding erected in July 2018 at the building housing Graeter’s to restore the facade to what it looked like about 50 years ago. My Final Photo for March 9, 2019.
A Westerville city arborist cuts way limbs obstructing the installation of a new utility pole on East Walnut near Spring Road as a second crew temporarily relocates the power lines before completing the job. My Final Photo for March 8, 2019.
An arborist sections one of five honey locust trees after it was cut to make way for a parking lot for the New First Watch restaurant at State Street and Huber Village Boulevard. My Final Photo for March 7, 2019.
A surveyor uses a GPS system to mark the location of gas lines under streets and leading to structures in Uptown Westerville as Columbus Gas prepares to upgrade sections of its service. My Final Photo for March 6, 2019.
Westerville Parks and Rec workers dump topsoil on portions of the community garden preparing it for the eager gardeners who will begin their early spring plants very soon. My Final Photo for March 5, 2019. (Click for full vertical photo.)
A spray-painted X marks one of five honey locust trees to be cut down to make way for the parking lot of the First Watch restaurant being built at State and Huber Village Blvd. My Final Photo for March 4, 2019.
Snow covers trees and fields at Inniswood Metro Gardens after a weekend cold front brought moisture to central Ohio. My Final Photo for March 3, 2019.
Jake Borne waits for the rest of his crew to clear away felled trees before continuing to cut trees on property being prepared for development at Polaris Parkway and Meridian Way. My Final Photo for March 2, 2019.
Farmer Kevin Scott, right, splits sections of ash tree into firewood after it was collected from fields along Africa Road where it was cut last year to help stop the spread of the ash borer beetle. My Final Photo for March 1, 2019.
A work crew sleeves a 12-inch water pipe before installing it as part of new underground utility service for the DHL building being built in Westar. My Final Photo for Feb. 28, 2019.
A panorama photo shows, from left, the DHL headquarters building under construction, the Renaissance Hotel, and a medical building and a coworking space, both also under construction at Westar in north Westerville. My Final Photo for Feb. 27, 2019.
A roofer applies a rubber bladder to the top of the cornice on the roof of the Cockerell Building as renovations for the structure near completion. My Final Photo for Feb. 26, 2019.