Amar Diarrassouba

New York City School Bus (file / credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Bloomberg, Walcott Welcome NYC Students On First Day Of School

Chancellor Dennis Walcott said the city has opened 76 new schools this year and delivered 1.5 million new textbooks.

09/09/2013

Amar Diarrassouba was struck and killed by a tractor trailer in East Harlem on Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013 (credit: Eileen Lehpamer/1010 WINS)

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.

03/12/2013

Amar Diarrassouba was struck and killed by a tractor trailer in East Harlem on Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013 (credit: Eileen Lehpamer/1010 WINS)

Stringer Calling For New Pedestrian Safety Measures In Wake Of East Harlem Boy’s Death

Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer said he wants tougher traffic-calming measures and improved enforcement of existing laws on streets where children walk to school.

03/04/2013

Amar Diarrassouba was struck and killed by a tractor trailer in East Harlem on Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013 (credit: Eileen Lehpamer/1010 WINS)

Boy Killed By Truck In East Harlem Laid To Rest

Amar 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.

03/03/2013

Amar Diarrassouba was struck and killed by a tractor trailer in East Harlem on Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013 (credit: Eileen Lehpamer/1010 WINS)

Kelly: Crossing Guard Not At Post When East Harlem Boy Struck By Tractor-Trailer

Amar Diarrassouba was hit and killed by a tractor-trailer Thursday while walking to P.S. 155 with his older brother, police said.

03/01/2013