Then & Now

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Before Woodbury became known as a medical industry hub and shopping mall destination, in its earliest days, it consisted mostly of Tamarack Swamp and the Big Woods.

Virginia and Arlan Tietel.

Virginias everywhere know there is a Santa Claus, thanks to Virginia O’Hanlon’s famous letter to the New York Sun in 1897.

Woodbury is approximately halfway through its project timeline for renovation and expansion of the Bielenberg Sport Center.

Eagle Brook Church’s Woodbury branch began meeting at East Ridge High School in 2011 and has seen its membership grow from 1,300 to more than 2,300, with the congregation quickly outgrowing its temporary home. “Being in the neighborhood is a big deal,” says executive pastor Scott Anderson.

Face painting. A parade. Rides for kids. Miss Woodbury. While these components have played a consistent role in Woodbury Days, the community celebration has grown and changed over its 35-year history.

The Wedgewood homeowners’ association turns 20 years old this summer. Although this planned development dates back to 1984 beginning with construction of Wedgewood (now Prestwick) Golf Course, the homeowner association was incorporated in 1993.

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