NEW YORK – Council Member Rory I. Lancman and Assembly Member Daniel Rosenthal issued the following statement regarding news that the NYPD 107th Precinct has officially assigned a School Crossing Guard to Yeshiva Ketana of Queens and Al-Mamoor School in Fresh Meadows. In response to community concerns, Lancman and Rosenthal wrote a letter to Commissioner O’Neill in June to urge the Police Department to add a School Crossing Guard at the intersection of 78th Rd and Parsons Boulevard.
“We are grateful to the NYPD for listening to the concerns of our community and adding a new School Crossing Guard to Yeshiva Ketana of Queens and Al-Mamoor School. There is nothing more important than the wellbeing of our children, and the School Crossing Guard will help ensure that the students who attend both schools are safe crossing this busy intersection. We appreciate all the students, parents, teachers, and community members who made their voices heard to help keep our children safe.”