Local resident treats 75 girls from Coatesville to movie

By Lauren Parker, News Editor, The Times The 75 girls and 12 chaperones gathered with Alphonso Newsuan at New Life in Fellowship Church in Coatesville before going to the Movie Tavern in Exton to see Hidden Figures COATESVILLE – As the result of a great idea from local resident, Alphonso Newsuan, 75 African-American girls living in the Coatesville Area School District were recently treated to...

What To Do: Underground Railroad tour in honor of Black History Month

By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times On February 4, at 2 p.m., the Kennett Underground Railroad Center (South Willow Street, Kennett Square, 484-544-5070, www.kennettundergroundrr.org) is presenting “Freedmen, Fugitives and Friends,” a free tour in honor of Black History Month. Guides will lead visitors through the Borough to see the houses and hear the stories of Kennett Square Quakers...