Jacqueline Tenreiro's Articles

Central New York, Community, Things to do

St. Sophia’s Celebrates 44th Annual Greek Culture Festival

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By Jacqueline Tenreiro SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – If you’re looking for wine tastings, cultural music and dancing, and freshly-made pita, you’ll find your place at Syracuse’s Greek Fest. That’s the beauty of it, according to Alexandra Jardin a parishioner and volunteer. There’s something for everyone at the event hosted by St. Sofia’s Greek Orthodox Church. […]

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Community

NCC News at 4:45 – Onondaga County Law Enforcement’s Torch Run for Special Olympics

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By Jacqueline Tenreiro SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – The Special Olympics “Flame of Hope” will make its way through Onondaga County as part of today’s Torch Run for Special Olympics. Law enforcement members will bring the torch from WalMart in Camillus to Tully’s on Erie Blvd East, according to the event’s Facebook page. The event raises money […]

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Business, Central New York, Consumer, Education, Technology

Using Learning Technology in the Digital Age

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By Jacqueline Tenreiro Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC News) — Digital tools as ubiquitous as Microsoft Powerpoint or Google Drive have the power to make or break whether a message is effectively conveyed. At a technology summit hosted by the Central New York chapter of the Association for Talent Development, attendees aimed for the former. “The world has changed quite a bit […]

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Community, Feature, Health, Technology

Social Media May Negatively Impact Mental Health

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By Jacqueline Tenreiro SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – There’s worse that could happen from an Instagram post than a low number of likes. The photo-sharing social media platform has been dubbed most detrimental to the mental health of young people, according to a recent U.K.-based #StatusOfMind study. The report, a collaboration between the Royal Society for Public […]

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Arts, History, Things to do, tourism, Transportation

Erie Canal Museum Debuts Interactive $700,000 Exhibit

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By Jacqueline Tenreiro SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – After a ten-year planning and renovation period, the first floor of Syracuse’s Erie Canal Museum is now home to an interactive exhibit. The space, which had not been renovated since 1992, has been filled with $700,000 of props, photos, hands-on structures and video screens, among other displays. Natalie Stetson, the […]

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Central New York, Consumer, food, tourism

Auburn-based Brewery Makes Country’s Best India Pale Ale

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By Jacqueline Tenreiro SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — At Prison City Pub & Brewery, the staff is expecting high demand for its Mass Riot IPA. There are already plans to double-batch the brew. The Auburn-based, restaurant-first brewery doesn’t often continually re-brew certain beers. But this time, it’s different. On Monday, Mass Riot brew earned the top spot in […]

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Health

Patients Disagree with Crouse Hospital’s Low Quality Rating

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Jacqueline Tenreiro SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — When the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid released quality ratings for thousands of hospitals in the country, some Syracuse patients were left surprised. Several local hospitals scored below average on the center’s 5-star rating system. Crouse and Upstate University hospitals received two and one stars, respectively. St. Joseph’s Hospital was rated higher […]

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Environment, Government, safety, Sports

New Law Permits New York State Hunters to Wear Pink

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By Jacqueline Tenreiro SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — In an effort to recruit more women into outdoor sports, lawmakers have permitted hunters to don fluorescent pink safety gear as an alternative to the long-worn blaze orange. Governor Cuomo signed the bill into law on Friday. The number of individuals involved in hunting or fishing declined by 3 million […]

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