A crew cuts out rounds of sidewalk at the entrance to the brick walk at Java Central to check the location and density of the roots for the massive oak as the city prepares to build a platform around the tree and a bump-out for the sidewalk to protect the tree when the Uptown Westerville sidewalk and road project continues next spring. My Final Photo for Oct. 17, 2019.
A US flag waves in the cool afternoon breeze from its perch on a wagon trailing behind an Oliver 28-44 tractor overlooking the pond at the Yarnell Farm. My Final Photo for Sept. 26, 2019.
If Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers this selection of peppers from the Wednesday Farmers market would surely be among the choices. My Final Photo for Sept. 25, 2019.
A variety of activities from casual with friends to studying a laptop take place on the brickwalk beside Java Central in Uptown Westerville. My Final Photo for sept. 24, 2019.
Soybeans turned yellow preparing for harvest in one of the fields at the Yarnell Farm on Cleveland Ave. My Final Photo for Sept. 23, 2019.
A set of signs noting the closing of the OfficeMax store at Huber and State is held aloft by a store employee Sunday afternoon. My Final Photo for Sept. 22, 2019.
Revolutionary War reenactors move into the “present arms” position for the small crowd that gathered after morning rain at Heritage Park in Westerville for the first of two days of reenactments of soldiers battles, cannon fire, a physician explaining his methods, and the company cook preparing pork over an open fire. My Final Photo for Sept. 21, 2019.
Workers for V.A.T., Inc. work to right a toolbox that slipped from its moorings on a trailer and tumbled onto State Street in front of Hanby Elementary. My Final Photo for Sept. 20, 2019.
Mario Nedelkoski, left, talks with the carpenter building the form for a footer that will hold the new window being installed at Jimmy V’s after the old window was destroyed in a car crash. My Final Photo for Sept. 17, 2019.
A bicyclist travels along a section of the Alum Creek bike path past a section of the apartments being built between the path and Cooper Road. My Final Photo for Sept. 18, 2019.
A brick mason measures a cut for one of the pavers being laid in the walkway of First Responders Park on West Main as the contractor continues changes in the park to expand the park and add the names of two police officers killed in the city. My Final Photo for Sept. 17, 2019.
Jim Turner makes a peace sign matching the gesture of the character painted in the mural on the outside of Turner’s car wash on North State Street. My Final Photo for Sept. 16, 2019.
Westerville Police Officer Justin Alloway shows the operation of one of the city’s drones during a demonstration at Cops and Kids Day. My Final Photo for Sept. 15, 2019.
Caught In The Act Of Fishing - A pair of fishermen display their catch after weigh-in at the Flathead Blue catfish tournament Saturday at Hoover Reservoir. My Final Photo for Sept. 14, 2019.
A worker places section of plasticized paint strips in the shape of a bicycle in the northbound lane of McCorkle Blvd. as the construction worked to reopen the street before the commuter rush at the end of the day. My Final Photo for Sept. 13, 2019.
The decorative weather vane/lightning rod at the peak of the roof at Nationwide Childrens Hospital in Westerville is silhouetted against a nearly full moon. My Final Photo for Sept. 12, 2019. (Editors Note: This was practice for tomorrow’s full moon but the forecast is for 75% cloud cover about the same time I’d shoot this. Didn’t want to waste it.)
The Westerville Fire Department Honor Guard stands at the ready before ceremonies Wednesday marking the 18th anniversary of the terrorist attacks in New York and Washington. My Final Photo for Sept. 11, 2019.
A green heron tosses a small piece of wood into the wetlands at Highlands attempting to lure a fish close enough to grab it for a meal. My Final Photo for Sept. 10, 2019.
A differential grasshopper rests on a backyard garden fencepost as the garden’s owners pick through the remnants of tomatoes plants almost destroyed by deer. My Final Photo for Sept. 9.
Water from Big Walnut Creek flows across a series of rocks below the spillway of the Hoover Dam. My Final Photo for Sept. 8, 2019.
A woman walks through a section of a path narrowed by wildflowers falling across the mowed portion at Sharon Woods. My Final Photo for Sept. 7, 2019.
Rodney Parker attaches a tarpaulin to a partial load of hay after an unexpected rain cloud stopped the harvest at a field on North West Street. My Final Photo for Sept. 6, 2019.