Obama: 'Still A Lot Of Clean Up To Do' In Storm-Ravaged Areas Of NYCPresident Barack Obama said there is still much work to be done on the long road to recovery from Superstorm Sandy as he toured heavily damaged areas of Staten Island and other communities on Thursday.
Obama Praises NYPD Lieutenant Who Assisted Family Whose Kids Were Swept Away By SandyLt. 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.
Funeral Friday For 2 Brothers Swept Away During Sandy Surge On Staten IslandFamily and friends bid a final farewell to two young boys whose lives were cut short during Hurricane Sandy.
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.