A malamute and his human companion walk in afternoon light across the short bridge spanning the main flow at the Highlands Park wetlands. My Final Photo for Oct. 18, 2021.
A shorebound fisherman watches as a waterborne compatriot passes by for a better fishing hole at Alum Creek State Park Lake. My Final Photo for Oct. 17, 2021.
A trio of young Star Wars fans pause before going to "Trunk or Treat" at Westerville Community Church where they hope they might use The Force to fill their bags with candy. My Final Photo for Oct. 16, 2021.
Grandfather and grandson embrace at the end of an afternoon enjoying themselves on the shores of Hoover Reservoir at Red Bank Park. My Final Photo for Oct. 15, 2021.
A Franklin County work crew pressure washes the Main Street bridge sidewalks and railing in preparation for sealing the sidewalks on the 10-year-old bridge. My Final Photo for Oct.14, 2021.
Round hay bales are moved to the edge of the field for temporary storage and to allow the field to grow for what may be another fresh cut before winter. My Final Photo for Oct. 13, 2021.
A Westerville firefighter retrieves equipment from the top of a fire truck as police investigate a car crash during rush hour at Cleveland Ave. and County Line Road. My Final Photo for Oct. 12, 2021.
A Westerville Parks worker surveys treetops near Hanby Park before trimming away dead and dangerous branches near the bike path. My Final Photo for Oct. 11, 2021.
The statue of Mary near the entrance to St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church is bathed in morning light at sunrise before the first Sunday Mass. My Final Photo for Oct. 10, 2021.
A flotilla of boats race in the Columbus Fall Classic competition Saturday at Hoover Reservoir after having canceled last year's event because of the pandemic. My Final Photo for Oct. 9, 2021.
A work crew vacuums debris from a hole cut into State Street near Walnut Street where a pressure cutter cuts away the road to expose a gas line that needs repair. My Final Photo for Oct. 8, 2021.
Weeds, leaves, and farm debris litter the floor of the abandoned gazebo on the Sharp Farm property as developers plan for homes, apartments, and businesses on the land around the historic house that once was a station on the Underground Railroad. My Final Photo for Oct. 7, 2021.
An array of Plein Air artists study their subjects and their results during a painting session at Red Bank Park on Hoover Reservoir. My Final Photo for Oct. 5, 2021.
The morning fog obscures the corn nearing harvest on the field behind the Yarnell's Farm barn on Africa Road. My Final Photo for Oct. 5, 2021.
Workers use propane torches to heat and seal plasticized paint strips road markers for motorists on West Main Street marking the roadway is to be shared with bicyclists. My Final Photo for Oct. 4, 2021.
A lone woman fishes in a small inlet near one of the docks on Alum Creek State Park on Sunday afternoon. My Final Photo for Oct. 3, 2021.
Otterbein students pause to record their pumpkin purchase from the Boy Scout Troop Pumpkin Patch in front of the Masonic Hall on South State Street in Westerville. My Final Photo for Oct. 2, 2021.
Duane Yarnell pulls his hay baler and a wagon across the field on County Line Road making his last hay harvest for the season. My Final Photo for Oct. 1, 2021. #Westerville #westervilleohio #westervillenews #uptownwestervilleohio #wvloh #ohio #f8wwwwwh #everydayohio #ohiopix #ohio #everydayusa #apad #balinghay