Broken windows, rotting siding, and collapsed gutters mark the condition of the family farmhouse left abandoned when the farm stopped operation. My Final Photo for Dec. 30, 2019.
Parishioners arrive before sunrise during an early morning rain for the first Mass at St. Paul the Apostle Church Sunday. My Final Photo for Dec. 29, 2019.
An angler checks the water level and depth at the end of the Red Bank boat ramp as he prepares himself and his gear for a day of winter fishing on the low and unfrozen water at Hoover Reservoir. My Final Photo for Dec. 28, 2019.
A young boy carrying a football sprints to keep up with his family crossing the footbridge along the edge of the wetlands at Highlands Park. My Final Photo for Dec. 27, 2019.
A Westerville City Electric worker trims errant branches growing into power lines along an alley in Uptown. My Final Photo for Dec. 26, 2019.
The Robbins family poses for a quick family portrait during an afternoon break in thr Christmas celebration at their home. My Final Photo for Dec. 21, 2019.
Heavy morning fog obscures the path for a woman walking her dog around the Westerville Sports fields on Cleveland Ave. My Final Photo for Dec. 24, 2019.
Parishioners unbox, sort, and place red and yellow poinsettias around the altar as St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church prepares for its Christmas Masses. My Final Photo for Dec. 23, 2019.
One of the last trees sold at the Glengary Center Christmas Tree lot gets a trim and a shave before being bundled in plastic and tied atop a customer’s vehicle. My Final Photo for Dec. 22, 2019.
A family walks in the late afternoon sun along a section of the path beside Schrock Lake in Sharon Woods Metro Park. My Final Photo for Dec. 21, 2019.
A woman poses with her face in the opening for Frosty the Snowman’s ice sculpture in front of the Christmas tree in front of city hall in Uptown Westerville on the weekend before Christmas. My Final Photo for Dec. 20, 2019.
The recently completed DHL Supply Chain North and South America headquarters is reflected in the frozen surface of the pond between it and the Renaissance Hotel. My Final Photo for Dec. 19, 2019.
A fallen tree along the high water line at Hoover Reservoir is exposed by the waterline receding and coated with a layer of snow. My Final Photo for Dec. 18, 2019.
A construction worker stands on a lift extended to the roof level of the five-story-tall office building being built at Polaris that will be the headquarters for Bank of America in Ohio. My Final Photo for Dec. 17, 2019.
A thin layer of snow blankets the barn and land at the Braun Farm. My Final Photo for Dec. 16, 2019.
St. Paul the Apostle youth minister Brad Romantic helps sort through the winter coats, blankets, and bedding items donated by parishioners during Sunday Masses. My Final Photo for Dec. 15, 2019.
A volunteer places a wreath at the gravestone for Lt. Dingus Banks at Otterbein Cemetery where 520 wreaths were placed as part of Wreaths Across America. My Final Photo for Dec. 14, 2019.
Four women make their selection of bowls at Habitat for Humanity’s Soup for Shelter fundraiser at Otterbein University. My Final Photo for Dec. 13, 2019.
A painter sprays a slightly more neutral color paint on the exterior of the old Office Max building as it is converted to a Planet Fitness health club. My Final Photo for Dec. 12, 2019.
The morning sun creeps over the treeline on a frigidly cold morning brightening the greenhouse at Inniswood Gardens Metro Park. My Final Photo for Dec. 11, 2019.
A trucker ties down a pre-formed double tee platform for transport to the site of a new parking garage being built of Lyra and Gemini near Polaris Mall. My Final Photo for Dec. 10, 2019.