Jenny Richards, assisted by her daughter Wren, both from Blue Creek, Ohio, throws balloons in the air for her son Sawyer on March 9, 2017 at their home in Blue Creek. Sawyer was celebrating his second birthday.
Jenna Hardesty of Columbus, Ohio, poses for a portrait with lettuce and carrots in a greenhouse at Green Edge Gardens in Athens, Ohio, on March 23, 2017. She earned her Sustainable Farming Certificate from the University of Vermont in 2015 and moved back to Ohio to be closer to family. She has worked full-time for Green Edge Gardens for a year and loves the “thriving farming and local food scene.” She says carrots are her favorite item grown on the farm because “…they are super time intensive and finicky to grow, but once it’s harvest time and I pull them out of the ground it’s like a present.”
Meredith Dunlap embraces her grandmother, Pat Warneke, at Rollerbowl Lanes in Athens, Ohio on Feb. 19, 2017. Dunlap and her immediate family are from Proctorville, Ohio and came to Athens with her grandparents from Sugar Grove, Ohio for a day of family fun.
A boy runs past one of the Portsmouth flood wall murals in Portsmouth, Ohio on May 15, 2017.
Back: left to right) Ryan Brickles, Eric Barnhouse, (Middle: left to right) Jon Young, Chris Smith, and (Front) Andrew Daugherty work to fix the waterline break on West State St. in Athens, Ohio. All are Athens natives except Daugherty who is from Brookville, Ohio. The cause of the break is currently unknown; however, Smith speculates it was due to the age of the infrastructure.
Dan Strehle and his dog Rosie pose for a portrait on 2nd Street in Portsmouth, Ohio on May 15, 2017. Rosie had been missing and the local dog warden found and returned her to Strehle. Strehle was formerly employed as a chimney sweep and now lives on the streets of Portsmouth.
Marte Marshall picks up a flower he found on the sidewalk in Portsmouth, Ohio on May 15, 2017.
Ika Putri puts last minute touches on her makeup before Indonesian Night in Ohio University’s Baker Center in Athens, Ohio on Feb. 12, 2017. Putri is originally from Surabaya, Indonesia and travelled from Urbana-Champaign, her current home, to perform a traditional Indonesian solo dance for Indonesian night.
Ravi Gudipati takes a photo of his son Vishnu while his daughter Sitara watches from behind on April 9, 2017 in downtown Cleveland, Ohio. The family lives in Cleveland and came out “to enjoy the weather.”