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.
Westerville police and firefighters assist a medically distressed elderly man who walked away from his care facility returning only after first responders help him overcome his immediate problems. My Final Photo for April 28, 2019.
A man tosses a box of household waste into a trash container at the Blendon Township Service Department during the township’s Community Cleanup Days where residents could get rid of old tires, medicines, trash, and documents for shredding. My Final Photo for April 27, 2019.
Generations Performing Arts dancers perform in the late afternoon sunlight on West College on the first Fourth Friday of the summer in Uptown Westerville. My Final Photo for April 26, 2019.
Shoppers inspect the collection of donated items for sale at the annual Senior Center Garage Sale Thursday afternoon. My Final Photo for April 25, 2019.
Roofers apply adhesive to the edge of a new rubber bladder before installing edge trim on the roof of the building for My Cousins Cottage on East College. My Final Photo for April 24, 2019.
A contractor begins measuring spacing for concrete forms where the first wall of First Responders Park will be built as the old park is rebuilt to add memorials for two police officers killed in 2018. My Final Photo for April 23, 2019.
A painter applies a coat of primer to the top of the tower on the Everal Barn at Heritage Park in Westerville as the park undergoes minor upgrades and repairs. My Final Photo for April 22, 2019.
A woman walks her dog along the shoreline of Hoover Reservoir on Easter afternoon as the cloudy skies of earlier in the day cleared to provide a bright sunset. My Final Photo for April 21, 2019.
Parents assist and photograph their toddler stumbling across the sports field looking for plastic eggs in the annual hunt in Westerville on Easter weekend. My Final Photo for April 20, 2019.
A construction worker hammers away a section of steel and stucco that made up the covering of the sidewalks at Glengary Shopping Center as work continued Friday upgrading and renovating the center. My Final Photo for April 19, 2019.
Otterbein University students listen to their professor explain the formula for computing the water quality index of Alum Creek after they surveyed the creek in Westerville for its variety of aquatic life. My Final Photo for April 18, 2019.
A kite flyer named Forrest and known as “Tree” to his friends rights a Sutton 450 Flowform kite during a launch on the hay fields at Otterbein University in preparation for a planned kite festival May 1. My Final Photo for April 17, 2019.
The homestead building and Everal Barn at Heritage Park gets a fresh coat of paint during spring cleaning at the iconic park in Westerville. My Final Photo for April 16, 2019.