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Weiner: Give Mayor More Power on Pension Costs Urges Controls on Cop OT

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Would Cut Contributions Governor: Tier 5 Pension Saves State, City $48B

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Thousands Rally Outside City Hall Unions Deliver Budget Message to Mayor

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MLC Offers $160M Health-Care Savings, Gets Tepid Response

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Hospital Police Officer Dies After Home Fire

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17 Laid Off From HA Community Centers Regain Their Jobs

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230 Community Center Layoffs at HA Despite Protests by Unions

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Council Enacts Residency Law Over Mayor's Veto Eases Restriction for DC 37

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MLC Leader to Governor: Tier 5 Pension a Loser Makes In-Person Appeal

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Mayor Vetoes Bill Easing DC 37 Residency Rules Council Vows Override

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Chief: Wall St. gets drunk

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Layoff Notices Sent For 200 HA Social Workers

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CBC report - City Employ. earnings

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Teamsters Head Ready to Help City Hall Unless There Are Layoffs or Service Cuts

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Local 371 Rallies Against Housing Authority Job Cuts; 'Can't Destroy Our City'

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HA Gets Legal Clearance To Lay Off 32 Painters; Bumped by Supervisors

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HA Chair Hernandez Leaving to Run Drug Treatment Agency

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Economist Calls Pensions National Security Blanket; Urges Congress to Act

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HA Center Closings To Result in 200 Layoffs; Move Blasted by '371'

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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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