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Back-to-school, Labor Day parade mark Robbins’ centennial anniversary

Image courtesy of Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle

The annual Labor Day and back-to-school parade in Robbins was extra special this year because the village also was marking its 100th anniversary.

Mayor Tyrone Ward said Sunday’s parade drew an estimated 6,000 people and had about 100 entries and floats.

“This is beyond our expectations,” he said.

The village’s history was on full display during the parade, including from a float by the Chicago “DODO” chapter of the Tuskegee Airmen…Please click here to read Frank Vaisvilas’ story in the Tribune/Daily Southtown.

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