A Park Department worker sections the trunk of a pin oak on Alum Creek behind the Senior Center after it was felled Monday suffering from butt rot damaging its growth and stability. My Final Photo for May 20, 2019.
Parishioners enter at sunrise into St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church for Mass on the fifth Sunday of Easter. My Final Photo for May 19, 2019.
A mother and her two children finish their snacks in the shade of trees along Grove Street on opening day for this season’s Saturday Uptown Market. My Final Photo for May 18, 2019.
A Westerville Parks Department gardener shows the results of planting the large flower pots at the entrance to the parking lot and the front of city hall in their annual upgrades. My Final Photo for May 17, 2019.
A section of Spring Road is excavated to create a space to build a concrete sectional holding pond for storm runoff before the road is resurfaced as part of the upgrades on the street from Schrock to Walnut. My Final Photo for May 16, 2019.
A speeding car passes by farmer Kevin Scott as he clears grass and weeds from the curbs of Africa Road where he manages the farmland for its owners. My Final Photo for May 15, 2019.
A city worker repairs potholes on State Street at Walnut using a DuraPatcher that spreads hot tar and gravel into the openings to create a more long-lasting repair than hot asphalt patching. My Final Photo for May 14, 2019.
Workers direct the crane operator where to place the cupola from the top of city hall after it was removed to allow access to a section of the building’s roof for repairs. My Final Photo for May 13, 2019.
The statue of Mary wears its May Crowning wreath of flowers as it stands near the altar on Mother’s Day at St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church in Westerville. My Final Photo for May 12, 2019.
A gardener sorts through flowering perennials offered for sale at the Westerville Garden Club annual sale Saturday at the Masonic Hall front yard in Uptown Westerville. My Final Photo for May 11, 2019.
Third-graders from Alcott Elementary get a close look at how an IV needle works during their time inside a medic vehicle at the main fire station during a class outing Thursday. My Final Photo for May 10, 2019.
A Highlands Aquatic Center lifeguard removes yet another scoop of maple tree seed helicopters from the downstream end of the river pool at Highlands as the center prepares for an early opening next week. My Final Photo for May 9, 2019.
A woman sits in the afternoon sun at one of the tables below the mural in the recently renovated Rotary Park in Uptown Westerville. My Final Photo for May 8, 2019.
A pair of red-haired dancers dressed as unicorns take time to check their dance shoes before beginning their performance in the dress rehearsal for Generations Performing Arts Center’s spring recital. My Final Photo for May 7, 2019.
A contractor smooths concrete poured into metal forms near the front of what will be the new design for First Responders Park in Westerville adding the names of two police officers killed last year to the park originally designed to be a firefighters memorial. The background is a steel girder from the Twin Towers 9/11 terrorist attack. My Final Photo for May 6, 2019.
Two women walk a section of the Ohio to Erie Trail on the old railroad right-of-way across Big Walnut Creek in Galena. My Final Photo for May 5, 2019.
Westerville firefighters help a woman retrieve clothing from her smoke-damaged apartment after an adjacent apartment was damaged in a Saturday morning fire. My Final Photo for May 4, 2019.
Great Day For Fishing – A fisherman casts into the waters of Hoover Reservoir on a rainy afternoon that saw few people other than those hoping for fish for dinner braving the elements at the lake. My Final Photo for May 3, 2019.
An angler glides along the wooded shoreline of Hoover Reservoir in a morning for that obscure most of the lake. My Final Photo for May 2, 2019.
A contractor repositions cones and signs as work continues up North State Street to remove and replace curbs and gutters during the summer. My final Photo for May 1, 2019.
A Trumpeter Swan settles into the wetland waters of Highlands Park reflecting the spring colors of flowering trees in its placid waters. My Final Photo for April 30, 2019.
A woman and child out for a morning walk pause on the boardwalk at the wetlands at Highlands. My Final Photo for April 29, 2019.