Anne Gray to speak


The York County Federation of Democratic Women’s next meeting will feature civil-rights advocate Anne Gray as the guest speaker, 12:30 p.m. Saturday, March 25, at Meadow Hill Restaurant, 2935 East Prospect Road.

Renovations are continuing at the Goodridge house Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016, and organizers are hoping to open the first floor this May for an open house. Bill Kalina photo

Gray will talk about the history of the Goodridge family in 1800s York, as well as women's suffrage, the Visiting Nurses Association and other efforts to improve women's' health care in the 19th century.

Gray helps run the William C. Goodridge Freedom Center and Underground Railroad Museum as a volunteer for the Crispus Attucks Association of York.

The public is invited. For those who want to dine, lunch will begin at 11:30 a.m.

For more information, visit or contact Deborah Yonick at (717) 891-1339 or