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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Kevin P. Coughlin / Office of N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo

The chairman and CEO of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority has tested positive for the coronavirus. In a statement, the agency says Patrick Foye is “isolating at home, feeling good, and maintaining a full schedule.”

Jane Barlow / Associated Press

Here’s the latest on the coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak in this region:

Connecticut recorded its first death due to the virus, a man in his 80s. The state has at least 96 cases, with most in Fairfield County.


Yuki Iwamura / AP

Here’s the latest on the coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak in the region:

The governors of Connecticut, New York, and New Jersey have all agreed to limit public gatherings to 50 people, and to close all restaurants and bars except for food deliveries and takeaway.

Darren McGee- Office of Governor Andrew Cuomo

Schools and large gathering places in New Rochelle will close for two weeks to stop the spread of the novel coronavirus. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo plans to deploy National Guard troops as part of the containment plan.

Frank Eltman / AP

The defense manufacturer Grumman knew for decades that its facility was contaminating the groundwater in Bethpage and neighboring Long Island communities.