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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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Mayor Again Choosing Wrong Road to a Cure

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Council Blames HA ‘Mismanagement’ In Elevator Death; GM: Staff Apathetic

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Honored for his Service

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Local 237 Gets Okay To Sue to Block HA Work-Hours Change

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Clash Over Schedules For HA Maintenance Workers Intensifies

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Local 237 Objects To HA Work-Hour Stretch

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Walker Regains Stride, Gutting Civil Service

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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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