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When Family, Religion and Sexuality Collide

First-time filmmaker Cecilia Aldarondo’s “Memories of a Penitent Heart” is many things. It’s a love story and a family history. It’s an investigative report and a warning. But first and foremost it is the story of Miguel Dieppa, Aldarondo’s uncle.The life and family legacy of Miguel Dieppa (right) is the subject of “Memories of a Penitent Heart.” His partner of more than 10 years, Robert, is on the left. Photo courtesy of Blackscrackle Films LLC.Conflicting forces were at play in Miguel’s life.

Southern Tier Pride Events Remember Pulse Nightclub Victims

  Sunday was Oneonta’s first pride festival. It took on special significance one year after a gunman killed dozens of people at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando. Participants read the names of everyone killed, stood silent for a moment, and hung up a white banner, according to organizer Elayne Mosher Campoli. “It said, ‘always in our’ then it had a heart that was a rainbow with a pulse in it, like a heartbeat inside of it,” said Campoli. “Everyone could sign their names around it.