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Council to Hold Fire-Safety Hearings On HA Projects After London Tragedy

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Biggest State Pension Fund Earned 11.42% On FY17 Investments

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A Tax Break for Union Members

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State Budget Kind To Safety-Net Hospitals

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Roast and Resurrection: Scald Mayor In Absentia at Forum Hosted by Kerik

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‘237’ Head: DOE Delays Pay Hikes As Retaliation

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Union Concerned About Mayor’s Plan To Keep ‘Immigration’ Out of Schools

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Unions Give High-School Students A Crash Course in Choices Available

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City Expanding Effort To Use Alternatives To Arrest in Schools

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A de Blasio Union Critic Not Ready to Jump Ship

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City Hospital System’s Fiscal Illness Headed From Shaky to Critical

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Laud HA Caretaker for Fire Heroics That Brought Family, Dog to Safety

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Shining Light to Cut Crime at Stapleton Projects in S.I.

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School-Safety Union Head: Arrest Stats Not Product of Bias

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School Unions Question Safety, Discipline Shifts

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PBA, Local 237 Say HA Needs More Cops, Fast

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Charter-Backed Parent Group Blasts City on Rise of Weapons in Schools

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HA’s Finances Better, But Concerns Persist About Elevator Maintenance

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Acrimony Yields To Accord: HA Repair Staff Paid to ‘Flex’

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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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