Robbins, IL Airport (1931) The first airport built, owned and operated by African-Americans in the United States. It is also the true beginnings of the now famous Tuskegee Airmen. Nine (9)original Tuskegee Airmen came from Robbins, IL
Dec 01, 2014 · The Trouble with Robbins. Inept police, backroom deals, rampant blight: how the Chicago area’s most historic black town was laid low—and why it’s so hard to fix. By Bryan Smith. December 1 ...
Just before the economic depression of 1837, Juliet incorporated as a village, but to cut tax expenses, Juliet residents soon petitioned the state to rescind that incorporation. In 1845, local residents changed the community's name from "Juliet" to "Joliet", reflecting the original name.
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Aug 08, 2012 · And the name of the village was a foregone conclusion with us, knowing, as we did, the potency of a name upon Jerseymen, as from them help was expected – and, be it to their credit, did come – to build up the village and reduce the vast rolling prairies into one of the most charming rural districts in this, our adopted state.
Joliet is home to three high schools that bear its name: Joliet Central, Joliet West, and Joliet Catholic Academy (JCA), in addition to the closed Joliet East, each of which has sports programs. JCA has been a major football powerhouse for many years and has won more state football titles than any other team in the state, with 14 as of 2018.