Enjoying the jazz

Enjoying the jazz

A cigar smoker enjoys himself as he listens to one of the groups performing in the season finale of Jazz at the Amp in Alum Creek Park. My Final Photo for Aug. 19, 2017.

Eclipse preparations

Joe Ghammashi checks the alignment on his camera, telephoto lens with an eclipse filter, and a motorized gimbal in preparation for his trip to Tennessee for Monday’s eclipse. My Final Photo for Aug. 18, 2017

Turn signal well displayed

A painter carries the plywood template used to paint turn signals on Walnut Street at State after Walnut was resurfaced. My Final Photo for Aug. 17, 2017.

MIG welding new railings

A welder uses a MIG welder to attach posts and rails for a new safety handrail along a sidewalk for an Uptown Westerville business. My Final Photo for Aug. 16, 2017.

Golden sunset highlights Uptown Westerville

The east side of Uptown Westerville is bathed in the golden light of sunset and reflected in the roof of a car across the street. My Final Photo for Aug. 15, 2017.

First year first

A group of Otterbein University first year students pose for a group selfie in front of Schneider’s Bakery during a scavenger hunt intended to orient the students to places in Uptown and on campus for the first time. My Final Photo for Aug. 14, 2017.

Injured deer attempts crossing

A kayaker watches as a deer struggles to travel along Alum Creek after being severely injured when struck by a car on a nearby highway. My Final Photo for Aug. 13, 2017.

Skateboarders on College

Skateboarders test their prowess on College Ave. on a warm August afternoon in Westerville, Ohio. My Final Photo for Aug. 12, 2017.

Double Dutch practice before classes begin

Early arriving Otterbein University students get in a little Double Dutch jump rope practice before the arrival of first-year students next week. My Final Photo for Aug. 11, 2017.

Pedestrian crossing, quickly

A pedestrian sprints across Main Street at the Otterbein crosswalk just ahead of a steamroller running across the fresh asphalt on the street. My Final Photo for Aug. 10, 2017.

Strength in numbers

A group of youngsters stands with their best strongman poses while being photographed at the Alum Creek Park Amphitheater during a Parks and Rec children’s camp. My Final Photo for Aug. 9, 2017.

Basketball, at play

Youngsters shoot baskets on the playground between the bike motocross course and the skate park at Alum Creek Park South as a city worker uses a bulldozer to move dirt from construction in the city. My Final Photo for Aug. 8, 2017.

Runner’s Memorial

A collection of running shoes builds a roadside memorial to Linda Evans who was killed last week in a hit-and-run crash on Park Meadow Drive. My Final Photo for Aug. 7, 2017.

The water tower paint crew

A trio of painters poses after finishing a Sunday afternoon painting a section of the city water tower at Huber Village Park. My Final Photo for Aug. 6, 2017.

Super heroes for sale

A potential customer walks past a wooden fence hung with a large complement of super hero costumes offered at a yard sale on Winter Street in Uptown Westerville. My Final Photo for Aug. 5, 2017.

August sailing sunset

A single sailboat navigates northward across Hoover Reservoir on an unusually cool and windy August afternoon. My Final Photo for Aug. 4, 2017.

Offering honors

The Westerville American Legion Honor Guard fires a 21-gun salute following the funeral of U.S. Naval Academy graduate and submariner Kevin McGuire at St. Paul Catholic Church. My Final Photo for Aug. 3, 2017.

Working along the edges

Workers spread a layer of asphalt into slots cut into the edges of the roadway that was rebuilt into the Kroger parking lot from State Street. My Final Photo for Aug. 2, 2017.

Happy to go free

A young girl reacts to having her handcuffs removed after they were playfully placed on her wrists by a Westerville Police Officer after she pointed a water gun at him during National Night Out at Hannah Mayne Park in Westerville. My Final Photo for August 1, 2017.

Weed Killer

A farm worker applies herbicide to Giant Ragweed growing in the soybean field at the Braun Farm along Cooper Road in Westerville. My Final Photo for July 31, 2017.

Clipping the Vine Street Hedges

Judy Brady uses scissor clippers to trim sections of the hedge she grows on her property along Vine Street after her battery-powered set died. My Final Photo for July 30, 2017.

Alternate means of transportation

Bicyclist walk past a collection of vintage cars at the Otterbein University Concert Choir fundraiser at Westerville Community United Church of Christ. My Final Photo for July 29, 2017.

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