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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Andres Kudacki / AP

The Port Authority Bus Terminal remains closed and New York City Police continue to investigate after Monday morning's would-be suicide bombing in a subway passage underneath the terminal.

23andMe via AP

U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer, D-NY, says people who have used home DNA kits to trace their ancestry probably don’t realize that they might be sharing their most personal information to third parties.

Schumer says the companies that administer the kits such Ancestry.com and My Heritage don’t clearly disclose in their privacy agreements that they can sell the DNA info to a third party.

He says the terms of service suggest that the companies can sell the info for commercial purposes, and he wants the Federal Trade Commission to investigate and regulate the industry.

Courtesy of the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection

For the first time, recycling rules are now uniform across Connecticut.

Department of Energy and Environmental Protection Commissioner Robert Klee has unveiled a user friendly website so residents can check “What’s In? What’s Out?”

“A lot of people have very wishful ideas about what can be recycled. Turns out not everything can be, so we’ve have a new website, with a widget that will tell you. You plug in your item and it will tell you best how to recycle it.”

Frank Eltman / AP

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo will not appoint an interim Suffolk County District Attorney to finish former D.A. Tom Spota’s term through the end of the year.

Richard Drew / AP

Renaissance Technologies co-CEO Robert Mercer will step down from his post at the end at the end of the year. Mercer announced his plans in a letter to investors that was seen by the New York Times and Wall Street Journal.