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Vote for your readers' choice winner for Focus on Woodbury 2022.

Readers' Choice Voting Open for Focus on Woodbury 2022. It's time to pick your favorites for the 2022 Focus on Woodbury photo contest.

Woodbury local Nikki Osho captured her daughter’s gleaming smile on August 3, 2021, as she climbed into the driver’s seat of the Woodbury firetruck. “It was a neighborhood get-together, and all of a sudden, a firetruck just pulled up and my 5-year-old daughter hopped in!” Osho says.

Fresh Ice

Greg Hagen has enjoyed taking photos as a creative outlet for a long time, but he recently began to delve deeper into the hobby. “Two years ago, I took a community-ed course on photography, and that pushed me forward quite a bit,” he says.

Spring Storm - Kent Nye

Each month, we feature one of the photos from our 2020 Focus on Woodbury photo contest.

Goodnight Beautiful

Newlyweds Annie Potter and Sam Statler have moved upstate from New York City to his sleepy hometown of Chestnut Hill to be closer to Sam’s elderly mother. Sam can’t believe his luck when he finds the perfect home office to rent for his psychology clinic.

Broken Class

Each month, we feature a photo from our Focus on Woodbury photo contest. This month, we asked Laila Masoud to tell us about Broken Class, which took third place in our City Landmarks category in 2020.

Rosie costume

From Mary Poppins to Rosie the Riveter, Woodbury local Elizabeth Kriel has designed, thrifted and found DIY Halloween costumes for her daughter Lilly for over five years now, all without touching a sewing machine.

Mackenzie Harding, Quaranteam

Each month, we feature one of the photos from our 2020 Focus on Woodbury photo contest.

Minnesota Macrame wall hanging

Hand-knotting works of art from the comfort of her own home is Woodbury resident and the creator behind Minnesota Macrame, Jennifer St. Cyr. As an ode to popular '70s design, St.

Rick Paukert, Capital Sons

Creating guitar-driven rock music with heart, soul and substance is Woodbury band Capital Sons. Established in 2005 by lead singer Karl Obermeyer, the band started as a way to channel a passion for crafting quality sounds.

The Pull of the Stars

In Emma Donoghue’s latest book, The Pull of the Stars, readers are immersed into the world of Dublin, Ireland during World War I, which was plagued by poverty and disease from the 1918 Spanish flu.

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