Sunday, November 4, 2012
A look back at the news of the week in Woodbury.
Woodbury PD Provided Support During Cottage Grove Shooting A man apparently shot his estranged wife before he shot himself at a strip mall in Cottage Grove on Oct. 25. Benefit Fund Established for Children Following Cottage Grove Shooting The victim had ties to Woodbury. New Business Going in at CityWalk in Woodbury Waxing the City has signed a lease to open in the former City Walk Dental location. Hurricane Sandy Forces Woodbury Man’s Mother to Evacuate Long Beach, NY Woodbury youth lacrosse coach Patrick Donaghy said his mother “probably lost all her possessions.” Yum from a Woodbury Pumpkin PATCH! Somewhere in between that first latte and that luscious holiday pie, the world goes mad for the great pumpkin. Pastor from Woodbury Shares …
Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Woodbury youth lacrosse coach Patrick Donaghy said his mother “probably lost all her possessions.”
Woodbury resident Patrick Donaghy grew up in Long Beach, N.Y., where Hurricane Sandy wreaked havoc Monday. His mother still lives there, and was forced to evacuate the city. “She probably lost all her possessions,” Donaghy said. Donaghy, 37, a local youth lacrosse coach and former Woodbury High School assistant coach, said his mother lives about a block from the ocean, and he could see glimpses of her neighborhood during television coverage of the storm. “It’s really sad,” he said. “You kind of wish you were there to help out, even though you wouldn’t be able to really do anything.” At least 16 people died in the northeast area of the U.S. as a result of the storm, according to the Chicago Tribune. Millions of others were affected by the …
Monday, October 29, 2012
From world travelers to day-traders, we’re feeling the impact of Hurricane Sandy on our lives here in the Upper Midwest. Here are a few ways to help those in the storm’s path.
More than 60 million people will feel some sort of direct impact from Hurricane Sandy and the other storm systems swirling in the Northeastern United States. Nationwide, however, the “Frankenstorm” impact is spreading, from the shutdown of Wall Street today to canceled travel plans all around the country. According to AccuWeather.com CEO Barry Myers, "Sandy is a hurricane wrapped in a winter storm." Many Twin Cities residents often look at their computer screen or television and wonder, “What can I do to help?” Such is our nature. Here are a few ideas. This is a developing list. Red Cross The Red Cross has started a preventative campaign in areas of the Northeast, using SMS and sound trucks to provide early warning messages. Emergency …
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