The building was originally two distinct structures, the one on Broadway built as the Civil War ended by Charles Stanford to house his new Republican newspaper, The Daily Union. That area between the railroad overpass and Broadway was called the Stanford Block, the Stanford family being one of the most prominent in Schenectady. Along with starting up the newspaper, Charles Stanford had numerous business concerns and also served in the state Assembly and Senate from 1864 69.
Maureen Hunt I have acquired a pot with lid that has transfer prints of George Best and his signiture. It is a ‘dirty’ cream colour. On the base reads The Staffs Co Ltd Crown Pottery, Burslem, England. I think at the time we felt we were doing the right thing, but I kept thinking back to the road trip that moved us to Los Angeles.We had left Kentucky with tears in our eyes but excitement building with every mile marker as we sang at the top of our lungs to Love. As we drove into the city we saw a steady stream of moving trucks and cars towing U Hauls going the other way, and I wondered at the time if they had given up on a dream and were heading back home.Our life in California has really just started taking shape when we got the call that would change everything. Thought of being so far from our families if something like that happened again was too much for us to handle at the time.
It had to already be there. Just inventing a new, confusing way to discuss minerality, he concludes. Job well done. Other ministerial members of the family included a brother in law and two nephews. Other related ministries included serving as a ministerial delegate to six General Conferences of the United Methodist Church; member of the Executive Committee of the World Methodist Council which met in Denver in 1972; in Jerusalem 1974; in Dublin 1976; in Hawaii 1981; in Nairobi, Kenya 1986; in Singapore 1991. Member of the General Board of Discipleship National Family Life Committee, president of the United Theological Seminary Alumni Association, Conference Youth Director for 18 years, directed five Mission Work Caravans to Puerto Rico, chair of the Planning and Strategy Committee of the Pennsylvania Council of Churches, member of the Cabinet of the Pennsylvania Council of Churches, chair of the Northeastern Jurisdiction Association of Council Directors, chair of the Northeastern Jurisdictional Conference Rules Committee, and member of the Northeastern Jurisdictional Conference Executive Committee.