Bloomberg, Walcott Welcome NYC Students On First Day Of SchoolChancellor Dennis Walcott said the city has opened 76 new schools this year and delivered 1.5 million new textbooks.
Parents Of Boy Killed At East Harlem Intersection File Suit Against Trucking Company Amar Diarrassouba's mother and father filed the lawsuit on Monday against McLane Food Service Distribution and driver Robert Carroll Jr.
Stringer Calling For New Pedestrian Safety Measures In Wake Of East Harlem Boy's DeathManhattan Borough President Scott Stringer said he wants tougher traffic-calming measures and improved enforcement of existing laws on streets where children walk to school.
Boy Killed By Truck In East Harlem Laid To RestAmar Diarrassouba, 6, was walking to school with his 9-year-old brother when he was struck. They were in the First Avenue crosswalk when he was hit by the truck as it turned from East 117th Street, police said.
Kelly: Crossing Guard Not At Post When East Harlem Boy Struck By Tractor-TrailerAmar Diarrassouba was hit and killed by a tractor-trailer Thursday while walking to P.S. 155 with his older brother, police said.