Creating memories

Creating memories

Three children pose with heart-shaped hands for a photo in front of the memorial for Westerville Police Officers Tony Morelli and Eric Joering at city hall. My Final Photo for Feb. 19, 2018.

Sunday evening vigil

Mourners gather for an interfaith prayer vigil at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints for Westerville Police Officers Anthony Morelli and Eric Joering who were killed last week. My Final photo for Feb. 18, 2018.

“Thank you”

A simple "Thank you" is written on the backside of a badge-shaped placard at the memorial in front of city hall for two Westerville police officers who were killed answering a call last week. My Final Photo for Feb. 17, 2018.

Moments of grief

A police officer pauses with his head lowered as he passes the casket of Westerville Police Officer Eric Joerning who was killed on duty last week. My Final Photo for Feb. 16, 2018.

Vigil for police and families

A boy listens at a candle-lit prayer vigil in the condominium complex where two Westerville police officers were killed responding to a dropped 911 call. My Final Photo for Feb. 15, 2018.

Banners across State and Main

Banners honoring Westerville Police Officers Anthony Morelli and Eric Joering hang on either side of the Christmas Star lit with blue lights at State and Main Streets in Westerville. My Final Photo for Feb. 14, 2018.

Trying to handle the emotions

Westerville Chief of Police Joe Morbitzer pauses to control his emotions during a news conference beside the patrol car of officer Anthony Morelli who was killed Saturday along with officer Eric Joering. My Final Photo for Feb. 13, 2018.

Roadside memorial

A woman stands away from the crowd of mourners gathered at Schrock and Otterbein as a police motorcade carrying the bodies of Westerville Police Officers Anthony Morelli and Eric Joering traveled to funeral homes in the city. My Final Photo for Feb. 12, 2018.

Officer memorial at city hall

Mourners pause at the entrance to city hall where photos of Westerville Police Officers Eric Joering and Anthony Morelli are displayed. The two officers were killed Saturday. My Final Photo for Feb. 11, 2018.

Police officers killed

Westerville Police Chief Joe Morbitzer walks away from an apartment where two Westerville officers were killed investigating a dropped 911 call. My Final Photo for Feb. 10, 2018.

Dangerous footsteps

Footprints across the slushy ice covering Hoover Reservoir mark the path of danger for one walker. My Final Photo for Feb. 9, 2018.

Snow removal at the highest level

A construction worker uses a piece of lumber to brush away snow from his workspace on the roof of the Renaissance Hotel as it prepares for opening after almost two years of construction. My Final Photo for Feb. 8, 2018.

Family sled time

Families gather at the top of the sledding hills at Alum Creek Park North after an overnight very wet snowfall covered the short hill making it perfect for kids. My Final Photo for Feb. 7, 2018.

Human trafficking city council discussion

Marlene Carson, a survivor of human trafficking, speaks to the Westerville City Council before its vote to create a 90-day moratorium on issuing zoning permits for massage parlors. My Final Photo for Feb. 6, 2018.

Hungry birds

Tracks in the morning snow where birds search for droppings from the bird feeders just outside a front window. My Final Photo for Feb. 5, 2018.

Snowy country road

A thin layer of snow covers a country road leading across farm fields near Croton, Ohio, as an afternoon snowstorm approaches. My Final Photo for Feb. 4, 2018.

The perfect pose

A photographer and her model use the brick walkway beside Java Central in Uptown Westerville as one of their studio locations to help complete a school assignment. My Final Photo for Feb. 3, 2018.

Watching the creek bank

A Cooper’s hawk sitting near the top of a tree studies the creek bank along Alum Creek near the Main Street Bridge. My Final Photo for Feb. 2, 2018.

Clearing away the old utilities

A linesman clears away sections of cabling attached to old utility poles at Schrock and Cleveland where the intersection and roadway are being rebuilt to make way for more turn lanes and a wider road. My Final Photo for Feb. 1, 2018.

Estate sale delivery

Pickers carry a newly acquired dresser into Edwin Loy Home in Uptown Westerville where it will be refurbished for resale. My Final Photo for Jan. 31, 2018.

Advice from a Rockette

Dance students gather around Nadia Kolda as she explains how the basic routines class they’re in is important enough that she returns to it even after having danced at Radio City Music Hall with the Rockettes. My Final Photo for Jan. 30, 2018.

Afternoon snow at the farm

Eddies of snow from an afternoon squall fall across the entrance to the Braun Farm. My Final Photo for Jan. 29, 2018.