Parents call for crossing guard at Valentine Avenue, East 183rd Street

Some Bronx parents are calling for a crossing guard at a busy intersection near two schools. For nearly 20 years, there was a traffic agent stationed at Valentine Avenue and East 183rd Street. After

News 12 Staff

Sep 24, 2014, 8:07 PM

Updated 3,532 days ago

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Parents call for crossing guard at Valentine Avenue, East 183rd Street
Some Bronx parents are calling for a crossing guard at a busy intersection near two schools.
For nearly 20 years, there was a traffic agent stationed at Valentine Avenue and East 183rd Street. After she retired back in June, she has not been replaced.
Parents from P.S. 9 and P.S. 209 say they've reached out to their local police precinct and called 311 about their safety concerns, but have not yet received a response.
Many parents say they plan to start a petition for a new guard, which they'll turn in to the local community board.


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