Rafael Tavares Dantas De Freitas's Articles

Central New York, Community, holiday, Non-profit, Seniors, Syracuse, Things to do

Nonprofit Organizations are Taking Advantage of Giving Tuesday to show their work in CNY

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By Rafael Freitas, SYRACUSE, N.Y (NCC News) – After Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Giving Tuesday has become a new tradition in the United States. It is a movement to create an international day of giving at the beginning of the Christmas and holiday season. In 2016, more than 40,000 nonprofits around the world raised over $168 million from 1.5 million […]

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Central New York, Government, Syracuse, Transportation

Citizens Sign a Petition to Try to solve the Traffic Problems near SU

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By Rafael Freitas, SYRACUSE, N.Y (NCC News) – Traffic is a problem that a lot of people have to deal with every day around Syracuse University Campus. For that reason, some concerned citizens signed a petition in an effort to try to solve the problem. Irving Avenue, near Crouse Hospital, has some of the worst traffic. […]

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Central New York, food, Health, holiday, Syracuse

Halloween Candy: Treat for Kids, Trick for Dogs

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By Rafael Freitas, SYRACUSE, N.Y (NCC News) – Halloween is a holiday where parents and kids have a lot of fun  trick-or-treating through their neighborhoods and collecting candy all over the place. The problem is what happens next. Kids sometimes leave their big amount of candy spread trough their houses, something that is very dangerous for dogs. […]

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International

Venezuela in chaos: future of the country is a question mark

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Venezuela political chaos brought the country into a completely disarray. For the past few months, The South-American country saw deadly anti-regime protests and a deep economic crisis. Things got even worse after Sunday’s highly contested election, where President Nicolás Maduro was able to create an all-powerfull legislative body – called national assembly –  that granted him […]

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Sports, Things to do, tourism

Loud engines, classic cars and good weather: a look at 2017 Syracuse Nationals

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By Rafael Freitas SYRACUSE (NCC NEWS) – Once again, car fans went crazy as the 18th Syracuse Nationals Car shows took place this weekend. Over 8,000 cars, 90,000 people and 400 vendors transformed the New York State Fairgrounds in a “giant car-garage”. Unique automobiles from all over the U.S. and Canada, with their loud and powerfully engine […]

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