A fisherman resets his bait from his perch on a fallen tree along the shoreline of rain-swollen Hoover Reservoir. My Final Photo for June 30, 2021.
A contractor works through a cloud of dust thrown from the concrete wall he's cutting on a newly poured wall at a home under construction on East Walnut St. My Final Photo for June 29, 2021.
A great blue heron preens itself from its perch atop the Alum Creek low head dam where it was watching for its next meal to make an appearance. My Final Photo for June 28, 2021.
Volunteers sort through the collection of clothing, toys, and household items donated to the St. Vincent DePaul Society during services Sunday at St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church. My Final Photo for June 27, 2021.
A woman pauses on the T.J. Evans bike trail from Johnstown to Newark to check her phone before completing her ride Saturday afternoon. My Final Photo for June 26, 2021.
A group of children watches in awe as Magic Nate mysteriously devours a balloon during one of his shows at the first Fourth Friday in Uptown Westerville for 2021. My Final Photo for June 25.
Masons install decorative sections of concrete that are the base for the new pillars and planters that will sit at the entrance of the new parking lot behind city hall. My Final Photo for June 24, 2021.
Workers pump concrete into forms that will become the exterior walls of the basement area of the new Westerville Police and Mayors Court which will include a firing range and secure area for the transfer of prisoners into the court system. My Final Photo for June 23, 2021.
A work crew installs one of the LED light panels that will be part of the Lights of Liberty patriotic display at Westerville North High School beginning Friday night. My Final Photo for June 22, 2021.
The barn at the Braun Farm sits under grey skies following an afternoon thunderstorm. My Final Photo for June 21, 2021.
A great blue heron calmly waits nearby for the too small to keep fish discards from a trio of fishermen in the shallows below the Alum Creek Park North spillway dam. My Final Photo for June 20, 2021.
A miniature child’s toy version of a 1953 Chevrolet 3100 step-side pickup truck sits beside a restored original truck at Grace Chapel Community Church. My Final Photo for June 19, 2021.
An Inniswood Metro Gardens grounds crew spreads mulch around the trees at the center of the parking lot. My Final Photo for June 18, 2021.
Celebrants hold aloft their Designated Outdoor Refreshment Area labeled alcohol beverage cups 20 minutes after the DORA ordinance went into effect allowing alcohol beverages in parts of Uptown Westerville, home of the Anti-Saloon League and prohibition. My Final Photo for June 17, 2021.
A cicada climbs along the limb of a mulberry tree with ripening fruit that is typically ignored by the insects during their ew weeks above ground. My Final Photo for June 16, 2021.
Red aphids cover the underside of leaves on prairie wildflower plans growing around the wetlands of Highlands Aquatic Center. My Final Photo for June 13, 2021.
Firefighter trainees watch as another student reaches the top of a 105-foot aerial ladder during training with the climb being the final stage on their exam when training is completed. My Final Photo for June 15, 2021.
Contractors finish laying the first level of what will be six inches of asphalt to the new parking lot behind city hall. My Final Photo for June 14, 2021.
Three fleets of sailors cast off from the docks at the Hoover Sail Club for afternoon completion in a regional regatta. My Final Photo for June 12, 2021.
A great egret fishes in the waters of the wetlands at Highlands Aquatic Center. My Final Photo for June 11, 2021.
Masons build concrete block walls for a storage and work shed at Alum Creek Park South where the BMX bike path is being upgraded. My Final Photo for June 10, 2021.
A trio of fishermen try their luck at fishing and navigating the higher than normal rushing waters below the dam at Alum Creek Park in Westerville. My Final Photo for June 9, 2021.
Farmer Kevin Scott adjusts springs on the no-till seed drill before beginning the second planting of portions of the Braun Farm fields. My Final Photo for June 8, 2021.
Raindrops on a car windshield mark the difficulty for plans to plow and replant the fields at the Braun Farm on a very wet Monday. My Final Photo for June 7, 2021.
Samuel, a visitor from the East, poses for a photo after Mass with his family at St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church in Westerville, Ohio. My Final Photo for June 6, 2021.
Baseball parents watch their team's game from seats at the upper level of the ballfield in the bottomland along Big Walnut Creek in Galena, Ohio. My Final Photo for June 5, 2021.
A crew from MAD Scientist cuts invasive narrow-leaved cattail from a section of the wetlands at the Highlands Aquatic Center park. My Final Photo for June 4, 2021.
A sailor helps her boatmate load their sailboat onto its trailer after sailing Hoover Reservoir as a portion of their certification process. My Final Photo for June 3, 2021.
Rows of corn sprouts mark the longest path across the lower field at the Yarnell Farm where moist and warm weather has encouraged growth for the recently planted seeds. My Final Photo for June 2, 2021.
A blooming Oxeye daisy plant stands out against the dried soil and detritus of the lower field on the Braun Farm where the noxious plant shows itself every spring. My Final Photo for June 1, 2021.