Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., joined Mayor Bloomberg, Deputy Mayors Linda Gibbs and Cas Halloway, as well as Health Commissioner Thomas Farley to announce that obesity rates among New York City public elementary and middle school students have decreased over the past five years across all race and ethnic groups, marking the biggest decline in childhood obesity reported to date by any large city in the country. The event took place at P.S./I.S. 218 on Gerard Avenue.
Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. also wishes everyone happy holidays!
There are just ten days left before Christmas.