Family and friends gather at the grave of Dingus Banks as it received the first wreath placement during Wreaths Across America t Otterbein Cemetery Saturday. My Final Photo for Dec. 15, 2018.
A shepherd takes time to check his smartphone while tending his flock in the living Nativity at the Church of the Messiah on North State Street in Uptown Westerville. My Final Photo for Dec. 14, 2018.
A technician sprays yellow paint marking the location of underground gas lines as the city prepares to request bids to upgrade State Street from Walnut to Home. My Final Photo for Dec. 13, 2018.
Contractors clear Alkire Run of debris preparing it for the addition of heavy stones as part of the creek bed reinforcement and remediation. My Final Photo for Dec. 12, 2018.
A Metro Parks worker clears leaves from a section of Sharon Woods with a large blower pulled behind a tractor. My Final Photo for Dec. 11, 2018.
A steelworker bends beneath a steel beam to attach it to post at the DHL building construction site. My Final Photo for Dec. 10, 2018.
A Rudolph Run 5K runner smiles as she grabs her choice of cookie from trays offered to runners near the completion of the race before the Christmas parade. My Final Photo for Dec. 9, 2018.
An electrician secures power and computer feed cables for new traffic signals at Cleveland and Schrock. My Final Photo for Dec. 8, 2018.
Steam rises from dirt from a 25-foot-deep hole dug by a backhoe operator working with a surveying and drilling crew on land along Cooper Road and Cleveland Ave. My Final Photo for Dec. 7, 2018.
A surveyor measures elevations and locations along Cleveland Avenue near Cooper Road as part of a survey of land including Otterbein’s hay fields and the Braun Farm. My Final Photo for Dec. 6, 2018.
A restoration crew attaches reinforced plastic sheeting to scaffolding above Graeter’s as a weather shield as they begin the process of repairing a section of the building after an earlier upgrade revealed problems requiring additional work before installing a new facade. My Final Photo for Dec. 5, 2018.
A pipeline crew buries recently laid underground lines from a new city water pump on Cleveland Ave. between the community center and Alum Creek. My Final Photo for Dec. 4, 2018.
Wild pear trees, their leaves turned red in the fall, are the dominant deciduous tree growing on uncut sections of the Braun Farm. My Final Photo for Dec. 3, 2018
A couple pauses on their evening walk to look at the sunset and the holiday lights decorating Everal Barn and Heritage Park in Westerville. My Final Photo for Dec. 2, 2018.
Christina Yoho transforms into her second role during Good Medicine Productions Uptown Scrooge in stores and on the sidewalks of Uptown Westerville. My Final Photo for Dec. 1, 2018.
Fishing In The Morning Fog - A lone fisherman stands near the end of a point of land jutting out into the morning fog from Red Bank Park early Friday. My Final Photo for Nov. 30,...
City electric workers work through a heavy snow squall to prepare a new set of transformers for power along Huber Village near State Street. My Final Photo for Nov. 29, 2018.
A worker paints over the original Aldi grocery store sign at Glengary Center after completing the addition of signage for the new Aldi set for a grand opening Thursday morning. My Final Photo for Nov. 28, 2018.
City workers used pitchforks instead of lawn rakes to clear wet, frozen leaves for retrieval during the city’s leaf collection program. My Final Photo for Nov. 27, 2018.
A Westerville service department worker climbs into the city Holiday Tree to clear straps that held it on its way to the green space in front of city hall where it will sit erect and decorated through the end of the year. My Final Photo for Nov. 26, 2018.
The morning sun rises over the trees along the edge of fog-shrouded Boyer Nature Preserve. My Final Photo for Nov. 25, 2018.
The sun breaks through a sliver of clear sky at the edge of rainy cloud cover just as it settles into the sunset behind an old farmhouse near Johnstown, Ohio. My Final Photo for Nov. 24, 2018.