Terry Sheridan

News Director

Terry Sheridan is an award-winning radio journalist. As part of his duties as news director for WSHU, he oversees and mentors a newsroom staffed by students of Sacred Heart University and the Stony Brook School of Journalism, where he is also a lecturer and adjunct professor.

Sheridan was a longtime reporter for 1010 WINS Radio in New York City, covering everything from 9/11 and its aftermath to the Occupy Wall Street movement. He was more recently heard on NBC News Radio and its flagship station, WOR. His reports have aired on NPR, the BBC, ABC, and the CBC. He is also a regular contributor to The Pat Kenny Show on Newstalk 106-108 in Dublin, Ireland.

Terry is president of “The Inner Circle of City Hall Reporters,” a group of New York City area journalists that roast the mayor and governor each year for New York City-based charities.

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This OES-16 East GeoColor satellite image taken Friday, Aug. 20, 2021, at 11:40 a.m. EDT., and provided by NOAA, shows Tropical Storm Henri in the Atlantic Ocean.

The National Weather Service has downgraded Henri to a tropical storm. The current outlook from forecasters has Henri making landfall on Block Island  on Sunday morning. However, Tropical Storm  Warnings are in effect for Long Island and the Connecticut shoreline, with 75 mph winds and several inches of rain still forecast.

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Here’s the latest on the coronavirus outbreak in the region:

New Yorkers with compromised immune systems are now eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine booster shot. That’s under new guidance from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

New York Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul speaks to reporters at a COVID-19 vaccination site at the Aqueduct Race Track, Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021, in the Queens borough of New York.
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New York Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul said she is prepared to lead the state once Governor Cuomo officially steps down in 14 days. She will become the first woman to serve as governor. She said Cuomo did the right thing by stepping aside.

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As Connecticut pulls out of the pandemic, its recovery is not uniform. Cities have been hit harder than the suburbs and those at the lower end of the economic ladder are still struggling to find work.

C19: Depression On The Rise Due To COVID

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A new crisis hotline offers help to Long Islanders struggling with stress from the pandemic. DOJ warns of fraudulent surveys regarding the COVID-19 vaccine, potential changes in Connecticut’s bottle deposit program, and a tenth woman accuses Governor Andrew Cuomo of inappropriate behavior.