Ron Klopfanstein

The First Time We Had Pride

By Ron Klopfanstein   The first swell of rainbows, the Utica Gay Pride Parade of 1998 Twenty-three years ago,  That Place on Bleeker Street was the “gay...

Streaming Something Rotten, Utica College Theatre Department meets the challenge of COVID

By Ron Klopfanstein Cailee Blackington is a freshman at Utica College. She is majoring in Communications and Media with a Theater concentration and Animal Behavior....

Faces of COVID Vaccine Diaries

Faces of COVID, pt. 6: Vaccine Diaries By Ron Klopfanstein I am writing this column on Monday, March 29th. Sweat is running down my back, yet...

The Curious Case of Rose Grimaldi and Carolann Cardone

By Ron Klopfanstein Two days after the failed coup attempt in Washington, Patrick Lohmann, a reporter for broke staggering political news closer to home. “700...