Penguins Buck the Odds and Win Lord Stanley’s Cup 2-1

Penguins Buck the Odds and Win Lord Stanley’s Cup 2-1

Andre Marc Fleury caressed his cross bar in the dying minutes of last night’s 2-1 victory for the Pittsburgh Penguins. The ping was heard around the world as what would’ve been the tying goal ricocheted away in what ultimately would unthrone the defending Stanley Cup champion Detroit Red Wings. Marion Hossa was a bust and […]

DRV2WRK Meeting

DRV2WRK  Meeting

I attended the DRV2WRK meeting last night at the Navy Club. ( www.drv2wrk.ca)  The room was filled to capacity. There was music; food; politicians; concerned citizens; and a few media types. Cornwall has long suffered labor issues that are now coming home stronger in other areas of Ontario.   Cornwall is more familiar sadly with poverty […]

Local and World Quick Hits for Thursday June 11

Local and World Quick Hits for Thursday June 11

Here are your quick hits for today. Fiat takes over Chrysler Dr. Ashley Cook named Chief of Staff at CCH Upper Canada Motors Appeals to GM for its Survival Stars Fire Coach Dave Tippett A Dog Park for Cornwall Sens Goalie Emery Signs with Flyers Ferry Coming to Cornwall eHealth Ontario burns through more money […]

We go to Game 7 – Penguins win 2-1

We go to Game 7 – Penguins win 2-1

L I N K Tyler Kennedy scored the winner as Marc Andre Fleury redeemed himself after giving up 5 goals in game 6.   Jordan Staal also scored for Pittsburgh and Kris Draper scored Detroits Goal. Game 7 will be back in Detroit.  So far the home team has won each game of the series. In […]

Francophone Community Cut Short by 40′ in Cornwall

Francophone Community Cut Short by 40′ in Cornwall

It was a robust and large crowd in attendance at tonight’s City Council meeting.   The reason for all this energy was the placement of a plaque, flag and flagpole for Le Monuement de la Francophonie. The project is simple enough.   A plaque, flag, and flagpole are placed in area communities in tribute.    100% of the […]

Wings Draw Penguin Blood in 5-0 Clipping

Wings Draw Penguin Blood in 5-0 Clipping

Almost everyone not named Hossa scored last night as the Detroit Red Wings took a 3-2 lead in the Stanley Cup Finals. Pavel Datsyuk returned playing alongside Henrik Zetterberg as the Red Wings showed that they were not a tired bunch of old men, but Stanley Cup Champions. L I N K Matt Garon came […]

Quick Hits – Local – World

Quick Hits – Local – World

Here are your Quick Hits for Wednesday June 3, 2009 Mortgage Rates UP ↑ PENGUINS win One BUY LOCAL – ADVERTISE LOCAL email info@cornwallfreenews.com for more info Bridge Still Closed J.D. Salinger Sues over Sequel GM to Sell HUMMER to China eHealth Personal Ties Debacle Spending at eHealth Ontario under review SPCA suspends Toronto Shelter […]

Border Closing UPDATE

Border Closing UPDATE

LATEST UPDATE A lot of places are talking about the border closing.   Here are some of the stories out there. MP to the Rescue Mohawks only allowed on Seaway Bridge TALKS PLANNED MEDIATION? Truckers Weigh In “CBSA points out that U.S. guards working on the territory have carried guns for decades without any objections from […]

Bridge Update – Tuesday June 2

Bridge Update – Tuesday June 2

The night was quiet with no major altercations which is a good thing.  Hopefully the rhetoric can ratchet down. Here are some stories and coverage on the event. Truckers Frustrated by Bridge Closure Frustration on all sides Bob Kilger calls on Ottawa Stand Off at Seaway Bridge Coverage from further away Calgary suggests it’s time […]

Habs Hire Jacques Martin as Head Coach

Habs Hire Jacques Martin as Head Coach

What a weird and odd way Hockey sometimes works.     For some reason someone at the Montreal Canadiens head office though perenial under achiever Jacques Martin was the man to stir the Habs to victory this season. Mr. Martin signed a multi year deal to leave Florida and jump into the Habs coaching position.   I hear […]