Teamsters Local 237

Contact 237

Local Telephone Numbers and Email Addresses
Citywide Division (212) 924-2000 amartinez@local237.org
Housing Division (212) 924-2000 pcosme@local237.org
Long Island Division (631) 851-9800 bcarenza@local237.org
Welfare Fund (optical vouchers) (212) 924-7220 Welfareinfo@Local237.org
Education Department (212) 807-0550 baiken@local237.org
Legal Department (212) 924-1220 msheridan@local237.org
Health & Safety Department (212) 924-2000 dstein@local237.org
Retiree Division/Pension Counseling (212) 807-0555 retirees@local237.org or preretirees@local237.org
Media and Newsline (646) 638-8501 pshafran@local237.org
Membership Department, including
new ID cards and problems with dues payment
(212) 924-2000 jstokes@local237.org
Civil Service Bar Association (212) 675-0519 CSBANYC@aol.com
 
Teamsters Local 237
216  West 14th Street
New York, NY 10011

Oral History Project

Hercules Cornish: Caretaker J Stores Man

Herclules CornishHercules Cornish went to work for the Housing Authority as a caretaker J in 1952 and retired 24 years later as a stores worker. He died the year following this interview, which was conducted in June 1999.

Originally I was from Harlem, but when I came out of the service in 1945 my wife had moved to the Bronx, so I moved there, too. I went to work for the New York City Housing Authority in 1952.

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