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MaryAnn McCarra-Fitzpatrick
Worked at Onpoint Advocacy, Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers, Churchill Livingstone Publishers, Alan R. Liss, Publishers, Garland Publishing, Gannett Newspapers.
Attended CUNY Graduate Center (NYC), Manhattan College (Riverdale, NY), Lincoln High School (Yonkers, NY)
Lives in Peekskill, NY
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Peekskill came together Saturday to commemorate the emancipation of the slaves at the city’s annual Juneteenth Parade and Celebration. Politicians and local dignitaries joined residents and community organizations in marching from Park and Broad to the Peekskill Riverfront. Once the sun went down, the celebration at the waterfront kicked off with a battle of the …
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Area residents, elected officials and religious leaders came together Thursday evening at Peekskill’s Riverfront Green to hold a vigil in remembrance of the 49 people murdered by Islamic terrorist Omar Mateen last weekend in Orlando, Fla. In addition to the various speakers, the gathering consisted of a reading of each victim’s name, prayer and song. …
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LIGHT UP THE HUDSON TO END GUN VIOLENCE -- PEEKSKILL WATERFRONT

#Orlando #Peekskill  #PeekskillNY   #PeekskillNewYork   #CityofPeekskill   #CityofPeekskillNY   #CityofPeekskillNewYork   #Hudson   #PeekskillRiverfront   #RiverfrontPeekskill  

16 June 2016

Welcome and introductory remarks Peekskill Mayor Frank Catalina
Remarks from Public Officials
Opening Prayer The Rev. Jan Nunley, Priest-in-Charge, St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, Peekskill
Introduction of Featured Speaker
Featured Speaker The Rt. Rev. Mary Glasspool, Assisting Bishop, Episcopal Diocese of New York; First Lesbian elected bishop in the Anglican Communion
Call to Action Sol Miranda, co-founder, EMBARK/embarcar; actor, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (Netflix); The Rev. Margery Rossi, pastor, First Presbyterian Church of Wappingers Falls; Rose Rowland
Reading of the 49 Names Rabbi Dana Bogatz, First Hebrew Congregation, Peekskill; The Rev. Jeanette Phillips, Park Street AME Zion Church, Peekskill; Fr. John Keane, Graymoor/Franciscan Fathers of the Atonement; The Most Rev. Michael J. Champion, Parroquia Catolica San Jose/UAOC, Montrose; The Rev. Dr. Robert Young, Mount Olivet Baptist Church, Peekskill
Candles on the Hudson Music and singing led by guitarist Sean Quinn Hanley, as participants light their candles and spread out along the riverfront.
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The city’s transfer tax, which was instituted in 2011 to pay for the central firehouse project, remains a topic of interest five years later. In just the past month, the topic has been raised at a Common Council meeting and on social media. After speaking with the city comptroller, it is clear that there are …
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Peekskill native and former Mayor George Pataki, is, along with his wife Libby, offering up the family mansion in Garrison for rent this summer, according to real estate website Zillow.com.
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Peekskill’s representatives in Albany—Sen. Terrence Murphy and Assemblywoman Sandy Galef—worked alongside Democratic Conference Leader Sen. Andrea Stewart-Cousins to push through legislation Wednesday that will exempt the proprietors of the redevelopment project at Charles Point from the prohibition-era regulations that could have halted the project in its tracks. The project—spearheaded by Diamond Properties co-owner William Diamond, …
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  • Onpoint Advocacy, Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers, Churchill Livingstone Publishers, Alan R. Liss, Publishers, Garland Publishing, Gannett Newspapers.
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MaryAnn McCarra-Fitzpatrick blogs poetry at http://mccarra--poetry.blogspot.com/ 

Her work has appeared in MoonLit, The Westchester Times Tribune, Make Room for Dada, Mount Vernon Today, OBSOLETE Magazine, The Mount Vernon Inquirer, Thick With Conviction, Cavalier Literary Couture, the "Vox Mom" online feature of The Mom Egg and the Mount Vernon Independent.  Publication forthcoming in Torrid Literature and Clapboard House. Her work has been anthologized in the volume "Blood Beats in Four Square Miles" edited by james "jAFa" Fair, the first volume to gather together the work of poets living and working in Mount Vernon, New York.

A reader at such venues as The Back Fence,  Manhattan College, Blue Door Gallery, AC-BAW Arts Center, Lola's Tea House, Mount Vernon Public Library, ABC No Rio, and Centerfold Coffeehouse.
 
Poetry readings available on YouTube.
 
Poetry podcast available on Podbean and on Podsnack.
 
Audio and video samplings of her poetry are available on her blog, McCarra/Poetry.
 
In addition to the above, MaryAnn also creates collages from mixed media and found materials.  A sampling of these may be seen on Google+ and on the website "Uncooked Culture."

MaryAnn is a recent transplant to the banks of the Hudson, in Peekskill, New York--formerly having lived in the Fleetwood neighborhood of Mount Vernon, New York.  Her husband is Mark Fitzpatrick and their three sons are Aidan Michael, Conor Brian, and Brendan Walsh Fitzpatrick.

At present she is at work preparing a volume of poetry for publication.

Education
  • CUNY Graduate Center (NYC), Manhattan College (Riverdale, NY), Lincoln High School (Yonkers, NY)
    Ph.D. Program in English, 1989 - 1990
  • Manhattan College
    English and World Literature, 1985 - 1989
  • Lincoln High School
    1981 - 1985
  • Mark Twain Middle School
  • Public School No. 30
  • St. Simon Stock
  • Public School No. 33
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