Glenda Moore

Lt. Kevin Gallagher was praised by President Barack Obama during his visit to Staten Island after superstorm Sandy  on Nov. 15, 2012. (credit: NYPD)

Obama Praises NYPD Lieutenant Who Assisted Family Whose Kids Were Swept Away By Sandy

Lt. Kevin Gallagher was lauded by the president for going “above and beyond the call of duty” in the middle of one of Sandy’s bitterest incidents.


Staten Island, N.Y. (Credit: Erica Nicole Moreno/Facebook)

Superstorm Sandy Death Toll Climbs To 41 In NYC; 22 Dead In N.J.

The latest deaths were confirmed by the New Jersey State Police Friday evening. A spokesman said they are not yet sure when some of the storm-related deaths occurred.