Friends of the Port Theatre or Foes?

Friends of the Port Theatre or Foes?

L I N K I love the Port Theatre.   I fell in love the first day I saw her.    When she was listed for sale a few years ago I met the current owner who has essentially worked there his entire adult life. I encouraged him to purchase the theatre chiefly because I couldn’t see […]

Sens – Leafs – Habs Round UP

Sens – Leafs – Habs Round UP

So it’s about two weeks to training camp and it looks like the three teams I’ll be covering this year are all a mess.   Just different flavours of mess. The Sens The Ottawa Senators are a team in transition.   Up or down I’m not sure.   The Dany Heatley mess will hopefully be sorted out soon.  […]

Tobacco Arrests for week Ending August 28, 2009

Tobacco Arrests for week Ending August 28, 2009

Here’s this weeks round up from the RCMP’s Michael Harvey: Cornwall RCMP make Six Contraband Tobacco Seizures in Three Days (Cornwall, Ontario -Thursday August 27th , 2009) – Officers from the Cornwall RCMP working with various law enforcement agencies have made six contraband tobacco seizures in three days resulting in three individuals facing a charge […]

Elizabeth May not to Run in Nova Scotia

Elizabeth May not to Run in Nova Scotia

L I N K Elizabeth May, Leader of the Federal Green Party of Canada has officially stated that she won’t be running in Nova Scotia again.   Right now things are pointing to the BC riding of Saanich-Gulf Islands. “The B.C. riding of Saanich-Gulf Islands, which is currently held by Conservative cabinet minister Gary Lunn, has […]

The 2009 Akwesasne Pow Wow is Coming Up Fast September 12-13 2009

The 2009 Akwesasne Pow Wow is Coming Up Fast September 12-13 2009

Click the poster to go straight to their website! “The pow-wow allows us to join with other First Nations from across Canada and the United States to share in this great gathering, it also allows visitors from many nations to participate in this exciting cultural experience. It is our hope that this time spent together […]

NDP Nomination Meeting Drums Up the CASH

NDP Nomination Meeting Drums Up the CASH

Another night, another nomination meeting.  This one served up some really good carrot cake though. It was all Darlene Jalbert last night at the Navy Club.  Surrounded by party faithful and committed volunteers Ms Jalbert enters her second attempt to unseat local MP Guy Lauzon. Cornwall City Councilor Elaine MacDonald led off in welcoming Darlene […]

We now interrupt the news for a completely gratuitous cute cat video

We now interrupt the news for a completely gratuitous cute cat video

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New Polling Service Coming to Area

New Polling Service Coming to Area

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Thanks to our Sponsors We’ve Been Able to Upgrade

Thanks to our Sponsors We’ve Been Able to Upgrade

Thanks to our current and new sponsors we’ve been able to upgrade our web hosting service.  So if you notice the site loading a tad faster it’s thanks to you viewing and inspiring these businesses and services to invest in our community newspaper’s future! Keep up the good work and we’ll try and keep improving […]

Local Liberal Stars Shine at Bernadette Clément Nomination Meeting

Local Liberal Stars Shine at Bernadette Clément Nomination Meeting

It was a breathtaking night in local politics at the Knights of Columbus hall.    Local Liberals turned out in record numbers to attend the nomination meeting. Only one candidate was on the docket, which wasn’t surprising to any in attendence.     It’s part of Ms Bernadette Clément’s charm, pulling people together and uniting them which makes […]

So I was Talking with Dennis Carr….

So I was Talking with Dennis Carr….

So I was talking with Cornwall City Councilor Dennis Carr last week, who btw, is a great guy to talk to, especially if you are talking about Cornwall and its future, or Golf. The man has vision as we poured over some of the plans on his desk.    It’s not easy to be part of […]

Quick Hits for Tuesday August 25, 2009

Quick Hits for Tuesday August 25, 2009

Here are your world and local Quick Hits for Tuesday August 25, 2009 Stones Most Expensive Wedding Band $5 Million per gig! Paul TALKS John MJ’s Drug Death Ruled Homicide Crypt above Marilyn Monroe Sells for $4.6 Million Helena Bonham Carter Scarier than in Harry Potter 1st Ministers agree to better process for progress on […]

How many cars can the Bridge Hold?

How many cars can the Bridge Hold?

This shot was taken from Second Street by Cornwall BBQ.    You can see how far traffic is backed up.     How much weight can this bridge carry in a traffic jam.   It’s much different than when vehicles are moving. Is it time to get this mess fixed or do we wait until something tragic happens? In […]

Rock the Vote 2009 Shakes Murphy’s Inn

Rock the Vote 2009 Shakes Murphy’s Inn

Rock the Vote is one wild party!   Sponsored by The Cornwall District Labour Council and the Brain Child of the Cornwall Underground’s Jason Setnyk and City Councilor Elaine MacDonald it was a super party with a over 20 performers and speakers including Cornwall’s own, Fathom Ties. NDP Candidate to be Darlene Jalbert introduced many of […]

Smart Meters in Ontario – Financial Ruin, or an Opportunity for Savings?

Smart Meters in Ontario – Financial Ruin, or an Opportunity for Savings?

We’d like to introduce a new Columnist for us.    Cornwall resident Richard Komorowski is a freelance writer with a passion for energy and environmental issues dating back to the 60s, when he studied biology in university. Here is Richard’s first column for us.  Lucky most of us live in Cornwall where we are served by […]

Cooking with Kretz – A Taste of Morocco

Cooking with Kretz – A Taste of Morocco

A Taste of Morocco By: C. Shawn Kretz Recently I have been delving further into various ethnic cuisines.  While I enjoy all cuisine, I am particularly taken with a choice few; Indian, Moroccan and Thai.  Many dishes in this culture can be identified as having a blend of spices that make the dish unique. For […]