Edward M. Coffey, Jr., a fixture as a business representative at the Greater Detroit Building Trades Council and the Michigan Building and Construction Trades Council for the last 15 years, is retiring effective Dec. 31, 2009. ..
By Mark Ayers
President, AFL-CIO Building Trades Department ..
DEARBORN – From 1937 until it closed February 2001, the Montgomery Wards store at Michigan Ave. and Schaefer anchored the city’s east-side shopping district. ..
By Doug Allen
Battle Creek Shopper News
(Reprinted with permission) ..
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