SCHOOL BUSES CANCELLED in Cornwall Ontario Area DECEMBER 12, 2017

SCHOOL BUSES CANCELLED in Cornwall Ontario Area DECEMBER 12, 2017

Cornwall Ontario –   All school buses have been cancelled due to the heavy snow conditions we’ll be facing today in the Cornwall area. It’s -8c in Cornwall with higher than expected snowfall and wind.   Take care & stay tuned to CFN for more weather updates! Statements 3:06 AM EST Tuesday 12 December 2017 Special weather […]

SNOW ALERT – Winter to Hit Cornwall Area Hard Monday Night into Tuesday DECEMBER 12, 2017

SNOW ALERT – Winter to Hit Cornwall Area Hard Monday Night into Tuesday DECEMBER 12, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – Here comes the snow!  Expect as many as 20cm of snowfall between Monday night and Wednesday morning as temps stay cold with a high tonight of only -10c before the snow really picks up. Wednesday and Thursday will see lows of near -20c!   Dress warm, drive safe, and please remember that pets […]

Russell #OPP Seek Potential Child Abductor in Rockland 121117

Russell #OPP Seek Potential Child Abductor in Rockland 121117

POLICE REQUEST PUBLIC ASSISTANCE IN IDENTIFYING SUSPICIOUS PERSON (ROCKLAND, ON)  – On Wednesday, December 7, 2017 at 2:25 PM, Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) – Russell County detachment – received a complaint about a suspicious person who approached children walking home from school in Rockland, ON near the path by the water tower. This unknown male engaged […]

SD&G #OPP Round Up for Monday DECEMBER 11, 2017

SD&G #OPP Round Up for Monday DECEMBER 11, 2017

STOLEN VEHICLE   (NORTH DUNDAS,ON) – On December 7, 2017 at approximately 5:17pm, Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry (SD&G) Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a theft of an ATV from Boyne Road, North Dundas Township. Investigation indicated that sometime December 7, 2017 between 4:15pm-5:15pm a 2011 Yellow CANAM Outlander ATV with Ontario Licence Plate (6BV75) and […]

Cornwall Man Charged With Distribution & Making of Child Porn 121117

Cornwall Man Charged With Distribution & Making of Child Porn 121117

DISTRIBUTION OF CHILD PORN, MAKE INTIMATE IMAGES AVAILABLE WITHOUT CONSENT Cornwall, ON – An 18-year-old Cornwall man was arrested on December 7th, 2017 and charged with distribution of child porn and make intimate images available without consent. It is alleged the man posted an intimate video of him and his ex-girlfriend on the internet without […]

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – It’s Christmas Time 2017! 121017

Seniors Situation Room by  Dawn Ford – It’s Christmas Time 2017!  121017

Cornwall Ontario – Santa Claus is coming to town very soon and bringing lots of toys. I have it on good authority from two little angels in a store. …two little girls about four and six. I don’t know if their Mom heard them because she was busy reading some instructions for some Christmas decorations. […]

Bishop MacDonell Finishes Near Last of Fraser Institute Elementary School 2017 Rankings 121017

Bishop MacDonell Finishes Near Last of Fraser Institute Elementary School 2017 Rankings 121017

Cornwall Ontario – When you put politics ahead of kids you get the results that are this years report from the Fraser Institute ranking of 3,037 Ontario Primary schools.   Bishop Mac finished 2.997 out of 3,664 which is kinda scary.   Clearly our teachers and school boards get a failing mark for this year’s ratings overall. […]

Cornwall Police Blotter for Friday December 8, 2017

Cornwall Police Blotter for Friday December 8, 2017

THREATS, FORCIBLE CONFINEMENT, BREACH Cornwall, ON – A 17-year-old Cornwall youth was arrested on December 7th, 2017 and charged with threats, forcible confinement and breach of probation for failing to keep the peace. It is alleged during a disagreement on December 7th, 2017 the youth threatened to harm someone known to him and prevented her […]

Cornwall Woman JACINTE PERIARD Charged by NY State Police Near Border 120817

Cornwall Woman JACINTE PERIARD Charged by NY State Police Near Border 120817

Cornwall Ontario –  A Cornwall woman was arrested by State Troopers  on warrant from charges in Florida.   Jacinte L. Periard was arrested near Norfolk NY and is being held without bail. Florida records from the Broward County Sheriff’s office show that was Ms. Periard was charged in  September with exploiting the elderly, forgery, and theft. […]

2017 Cornwall & Area Naughty & Nice List Suggestions? 120718

2017 Cornwall & Area Naughty & Nice List Suggestions? 120718

Cornwall Ontario – It’s that time.   I get asked a lot as we get closer to this time of year if we’re run our naughty and nice list. This holiday season I thought I’d ask you, our amazing CFN viewers to post your suggestions and why?  They don’t have to be politicians.  They can be […]

Steven Forrest Makes Large Viewer Donation to CFN – 120717

Steven Forrest Makes Large Viewer Donation to CFN – 120717

Cornwall Ontario – In 2017 news outlets simply are folding under the financial pressures of the industry.   Pressure from an essentially unregulated industry.   Pressure from a digital takeover of media ads via US conglomerates in anti-social media, and simply a loss of two streams of revenue have seen older established newspapers fold or on life […]

Dirty Town Under a Crooked Bridge in Book Deal Talks 120717

Dirty Town Under a Crooked Bridge in Book Deal Talks 120717

Cornwall Ontario – CFN editor Jamie Gilcig is in talks with a Toronto publisher to option Dirty Town Under a Crooked Bridge. The book, about the experiences of a small town newspaper editor set in Cornwall Ontario who faces corruption, bullying, and racism;  has been a work in progress for several years and already has […]

Ottawa Driver Charged by #OPP for Driving Too Slow on 401 Near Brockville 120717

Ottawa Driver Charged by #OPP for Driving Too Slow on 401 Near Brockville 120717

(LEEDS, ON.) –   Members of the Ontario Provincial Police are continuing an investigation into a slow driver on Highway 401. On December 6, 2017 at about 8:10 P.M. Ontario Provincial Police officers in Leeds County were advised by numerous citizens of an eastbound vehicle travelling at 40 km/hr on Highway 401 in Front of Yonge Township. Reports were […]

Hydrogen Burns Lead to $110K Fine to Bruce Power After Worker Injured 120617

Hydrogen Burns Lead to $110K Fine to Bruce Power After Worker Injured 120617

Bruce Power Fined $110,000 After Worker Injury at Lake Huron Plant December 6, 2017 Convicted: Bruce Power Inc., 177 Tie Road, Tiverton, Ontario Location: Bruce “B” Nuclear Generating Station power plant on Lake Huron, near Tiverton, Ontario. Description of Offence: A worker suffered critical injuries while performing maintenance on a generator at the power plant. Date of Offence: February […]

Cornwall Police Execute Warrant at Brookdale Arms POLICE BLOTTER 120617

Cornwall Police Execute Warrant at Brookdale Arms POLICE BLOTTER 120617

WARRANT – PUBLIC NOTICE Cornwall, ON – Shortly after 2pm On December 6th, 2017 members of the Cornwall Criminal Investigation Division with assistance of Cornwall Emergency Team executed a warrant at an apartment on Brookdale Avenue. One man was taken into custody and is facing multiple charges in relation to an ongoing investigation. S/Sgt. Kurt […]