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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Water restrictions have been put in place for Greenwich, Stamford, Dairen, New Canaan, and Westport, Connecticut, because of the third drought of the year.

Aquarion, in consultation with the state, has instituted a mandatory irrigation ban meaning that sprinkler systems and hose-end sprinklers are not to be used.

Aquarion also wants customers to conserve water by limiting baths and only washing full loads of laundry and dishes.

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More than 200,000 students on Long Island start school today. This comes as several school districts report teachers, workers and students have tested positive for the coronavirus. 

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The Metropolitan Transportation Authority says it may have to cut Long Island Railroad service by 50 percent in order to deal with a projected $12 billion budget deficit.

John Froschauer / AP

New York will now give voters a chance to correct missing signatures and other clerical errors so their mail-in absentee ballots can be counted in November.

Chris Ehrmann / AP

A COVID-19 outbreak at a Connecticut nursing home has left one resident dead and 12 other residents infected with the virus. The union representing workers at the Three Rivers Rehabilitation Center in Norwich said three employees have also tested positive.