Workers tie off sections of reinforcing rebar into what will be the concrete flooring for the section of the stormwater runoff holding tank beneath Spring Road at Lincoln. My Final Photo for Aug. 21, 2019.
A brick mason uses a joint raker to set mortar into a section of the decorative wall being built at the front of Responders Park. My Final Photo for July 11, 2019.
A farmhand holds a red and white beet sliced open for display at the Wednesday Uptown Westerville Farmers Market. My Final Photo for July 10, 2019.
A runner strides past a colorful wall of flowers growing along the path through a section of the wetlands at Highlands Aquatic Park. My Final Photo for July 9, 2019.
An asphalt crew mills away the old surface of Cochran Alley before resurfacing it and beginning the same process on Center Street off West Main. My Final Photo for July 8, 2019.
A personal trainer works his way across the rock-fill at the base of Hoover Dam using a medicine ball to shift his center of gravity as he works for core strength and for balance. My Final Photo for July 7, 2019.
One of the more than 400 barbequed ribs prepared by ten chefs for the Timberbank Lane annual Rib Cookoff sits sliced on the cutting board before being offered to the neighborhood of judges for appraisal. My Final Photo for July 6, 2019.
High water on Alum Creek floods over the retaining walls creating ripples over the rocks that make up the wall. My Final Photo for July 5, 2019.
Westerville Reserve Officer Ted Bretthauer salutes as he stands with his three young charges as the police department Honor Guard passes at the lead of the 4th of July parade through Uptown Westerville. My Final Photo for July 4, 2019.
The fireworks crew moves mortar tubes into position as it prepares more than 1,200 projectiles to be fired at the July 4th fireworks show in Westerville. My Final Photo for July 3, 2019.
Retired Westerville firefighter Tom Ullom, right, talks with his family after watching city council members, the city manager, park director, and fire chief listen to a brief prayer to mark the return of "The Crossing," a memorial for Westerville firefighter David Theisen who died in a fire, to First Responder Park during construction that removed the old park to make one that also has a memorial for two police officers killed last year. My Final Photo for July 2, 2019.
A quartet of kayakers paddles their way upstream on Alum Creek near the Cleveland Avenue bridge on a warm Monday afternoon. My Final Photo for July 1, 2019.
Parishioners enter St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church for the first Mass of the day. My Final Photo for June 30, 2019.
A Saturday evening crowd sits under the setting summer sun listening to jazz played in the amphitheater at Alum Creek Park on West Main in Westerville. My Final Photo for June 29, 2019.
Fans take photos during Fourth Friday in Uptown of the combined Westerville high school theater students performing songs from "Crazy For You" which they will present in July at Westerville North. My Final Photo for June 28, 2019.
A crew lays the first layer of asphalt on a northbound section of Spring Road after replacing the curbing and gutters and removing the old road surface. My Final Photo for June 27, 2019.
Retired Westerville firefighter Tom Ullom watches as "The Crossing," a statue dedicated to Westerville firefighter David Theisen who died in a fire, is lowered into its new location in the redesigned First Responders Park on West Main Street. My Final Photo for June 26, 2019.
A motorcyclist rides on Cooper Road between hay fields and farm field on a warm summer afternoon near where farmers are harvesting hay and plowing the farm field. My Final Photo for June 25, 2019.
Clouds in a blue summer sky hang over four rows of hay drying in a section of the Otterbein fields along Cooper Road. My Final Photo for June 24, 2019.
A pair of farmhands load hay bales onto a wagon pulled behind Kevin Scott's tractor at a field on North West Street where developers are planning to build office buildings and apartments after the planning commission and city council approve a design that meets zoning and density requirements. My Final Photo for June 23, 2019.
Two teams of men compete in a tug-of-war competition near the pavilion at Alum Creek Park North where they held a picnic for their temple. My Final Photo for June 22, 2019.
A crowd gathers on the green in front of city hall for Friday night movies on the first night of summer. My Final Photo for June 21, 2019.