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Published: Wednesday, 7/23/2008

PETERSBURG PARADES AS THE BAND PLAYED ON

Petersburg celebrated Community Days with a parade through the downtown. No parade would be complete without a marching band, here the Bulldogs from Summerfield High School.





NBRN petersburg24p  07/19/2008  Blade Photo/Lori King  Reps from the Petersburg Fire Dept. throws candy from a 1922 American LaFrance during Petersburg Community Days in Petersburg, Mich. NBRN petersburg24p 07/19/2008 Blade Photo/Lori King Reps from the Petersburg Fire Dept. throws candy from a 1922 American LaFrance during Petersburg Community Days in Petersburg, Mich.
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And no parade would be complete without fire trucks, like this 1922 American LaFrance of the Petersburg Fire Department, which featured folks tossing candy to the assemblage.







NBRN petersburg24p  07/19/2008  Blade Photo/Lori King  Petersburg resident Aaron Myschock appraises freshly-picked corn (6 a.m. this morning) that's being sold for $3 per dozen, during Petersburg Community Days in Petersburg, Mich. NBRN petersburg24p 07/19/2008 Blade Photo/Lori King Petersburg resident Aaron Myschock appraises freshly-picked corn (6 a.m. this morning) that's being sold for $3 per dozen, during Petersburg Community Days in Petersburg, Mich.
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And no community celebration would be complete without good food, such as a freshly picked ear of corn enjoyed by Petersburg resident Aaron Myschock. The festivities included a three-on-three basketball tournament and a horseshoe-pitching contest.









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