For Immediate Release Contact: Jay Strell
April 22, 2010 firstname.lastname@example.org
Incumbent U.S. Senator Charles Schumer, U.S. Senate primary challenger Jonathan Tasini, state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli, and candidates for state Attorney General Richard Brodsky, Sean Coffey, Eric Dinallo, Kathleen Rice and Eric Schneiderman will address union members and answer their questions in public forum; Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney will receive an award
NEW YORK—Teamsters Local 237 will host its 2010 New York State candidates forum for U.S. Senate, state Comptroller and Attorney General at Hilton New York Hotel on Saturday, April 24 at 9:15 AM. The candidates will address members of the union and answer their questions. Candidates include: U.S. Senator Charles Schumer; U.S. Senate primary challenger Jonathan Tasini; state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli, and Attorney General candidates Richard Brodsky, Sean Coffey, Eric Dinallo, Kathleen Rice and Eric Schneiderman. The forum will be moderated by New York Daily News Columnist Errol Louis. Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney will be accepting an award from the union.
Teamsters Local 237 represents 9,000 employees of the New York City Housing Authority, another 11,000 members work in New York City agencies, the Board of Education, New York City Police Department, the City University of New York, the Health and Hospital Corporation and 3,000 members work on Long Island.
WHAT: Local 237 Candidates Forum for U.S. Senate, state Comptroller and Attorney General
WHEN: Saturday, April 24th-- 9:15 AM EST. Media Check-in at 8:30AM, member registration and breakfast at 8:00 AM
WHERE: Hilton New York Hotel-- 1335 Avenue of the Americas btw 53rd and 54th Street
WHO: Candidates: U.S. Senator Charles Schumer; U.S. Senate primary challenger Jonathan Tasini; Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli, and Attorney General candidates, Richard Brodsky, Sean Coffey, Eric Dinallo, Kathleen Rice and Eric Schneiderman.
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.