For Immediate Release Contact: Jay Strell
April 15, 2009 Sunshine, Sachs and Associates
WHAT: Local 237 Candidates Forum for NYC Mayor, Comptroller and Public Advocate
WHEN: Saturday, April 18th-- 9:30 AM EST. Media Check-in at 8:30AM.
WHERE: Hilton New York Hotel-- 1335 Avenue of the Americas btw 53rd and 54th Street
WHO: Teamsters Local 237 President Greg Floyd, moderator NYDN columnist Errol Louis, mayoral candidates Councilman Tony Avella and Comptroller Bill Thompson; Public Advocate candidates Councilmen Bill de Blasio and Eric Gioia, Attorney Norman Siegel, Mark Green and Comptroller candidates Councilmen John Liu and David Yassky.
Hercules 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.