Sorters remove lithium batteries from a bin holding a portion of the batteries left for recycling during the Household Hazardous Waste Disposal drive-thru Saturday. My Final Photo for May 15, 2021.
A back-hoe operator fills one of the test trenches dug into an undeveloped section of Westar at the corner of Cleveland and Polaris where developers are exploring new business construction. My Final Photo for May 14, 2021.
Westerville Park and Recreation workers paint the edges of the lazy river pool bottom at Highlands Aquatic Center as the city prepares to open the entire pool on Memorial Day weekend. My Final Photo for May 13, 2021.
Kevin Scott surveys the Spring growth of weeds and the progress of the soybean seeds he planted two weeks ago on the fields at the Braun Farm. My Final Photo for May 12, 2021.
A worker removes machine-poured concrete gutter to level it for handicapped spaces in the new parking lot behind city hall. My Final Photo for May 11, 2021.
The morning sun breaks through the fog casting rays across the Braun Farm barn onto flowering Yellow Rocket. My Final Photo for May 10, 2021.
A parishioner arrives on a rainy morning for Mass at St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church. My Final Photo for May 9, 2021.
Cloud shadows drift over a section of woods on Africa Road that once was used for cattle grazing before being turned to forest is cleared to turn the woods into a field again for raising crops. My Final Photo for May 8, 2021.
The large oak tree in the yard at the corner of Brisbane and Barcelona shows its leaves in an early stage of growth as Spring days lengthen and despite the cooler than normal temperatures. My Final Photo for May 7, 2021.
A work crew completes pressure washing the newly laid brick exterior of the third COPC building being built on Africa Road. My Final Photo for May 6, 2021.
Dandelion seed pods are the most prolific Spring weed this time of the summer including these along Africa Road at the Yarnell Farm fields. My Final Photo for May 5, 2021.
While an Imperial Stormtrooper interrogates a backseat passenger about missing droids the second passenger elects to sleep through the May the 4th food drive-thru at Highlands benefiting WARM. My Final Photo for May 4, 2021.
The early growth of lily pads on the wetlands at Highlands Aquatic Center wears a coating of raindrops after an overnight and morning rain. My Final Photo for May 3, 2021.
Parishioners enter St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church as the sun brightens the arrivals for the first Mass on Sunday. My Final Photo for May 2, 2021.
An Otterbein 2020 graduate wears a delayed message of hope during commencement ceremonies Saturday after a delay from last year due to the pandemic. My Final Photo for May 1, 2021.