Terry Sheridan

Managing Editor

Terry Sheridan is an award-winning radio journalist. As part of his duties as managing editor 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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Suffolk County has a new district attorney for the first time in 16 years. 

After he took the oath of office from U.S. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, former Police Commissioner Tim Sini told the county prosecutors in the audience that they are owed an apology for the damage to their reputation because of former D.A. Tom Spota. He said the day marks a “new era of criminal justice” in Suffolk County.

“One that ensures public safety, champions the law, and promotes faith and trust in our law enforcement agencies.”

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While most parents are careful in giving toddlers age appropriate toys for the holidays, accidents can still happen. And it’s often the little things that can cause the biggest problems.

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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo says the state will clean up the toxic Bethpage groundwater plume, and recoup the money from Northrop Grumman and the U.S. Navy later.  

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The Suffolk County Legislature has passed campaign finance reform that would provide public funds for county races.

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On Long Island, the Navy has updated its plan to clean up a contaminated parcel of land near the former Grumman plant in Bethpage.