Record Breaking Cold Temps in Cornwall Ontario JANUARY 1, 2018

Record Breaking Cold Temps in Cornwall Ontario JANUARY 1, 2018

Cornwall Ontario – The River City woke up to -30c temperatures,and that was before the wind chill!   The previous record was -26.7c set in 1962. Extreme cold warnings are in effect although it is gorgeous and bright out.   Extra care from the sun while driving is advised as well. We should see a high today […]

#OPP Warn of White Out Conditions on 401 as DEEP FREEZE to Last into New Years 123017

#OPP Warn of White Out Conditions on 401 as DEEP FREEZE to Last into New Years 123017

Cornwall Ontario – Freezing conditions continue Saturday and will into Sunday. The OPP put out a warning of white out conditions on the 401 from Kingston to Brockville. Overnight lows will feel like -40c.  The good news is that temps will warm up Tuesday…when we get hit with more snow! Please drive safe, watch out […]

FREEZING COLD ALERT for Cornwall Ontario -28c 9:15 AM Dec 27, 2017

FREEZING COLD ALERT for Cornwall Ontario -28c 9:15 AM Dec 27, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – Brr!   Did your car start?   Cornwall is in for a week of freezing temps as we’re hit by an Arctic Vortex! Expect lows near -30c into New Years as it will stay cold and sunny for nearly a week! Please limit your pets time outside as their toes can freeze fast at […]

FREEZING RAIN ALERT for Cornwall Ontario Area 122217

FREEZING RAIN ALERT for Cornwall Ontario Area 122217

Cornwall Ontario – After heavier than expected snowfall Friday, expect freezing rain and ice pellets into Saturday as temps warm up to a high of -2c tomorrow. Roads which already are difficult will be treacherous Saturday and should be avoided unless necessary.   CFN will be updating.  Please make this a safe, and joyous Christmas […]

CFN Weather Alert – SNOW FRIDAY Freezing Rain Saturday DEC 22, 2017

CFN Weather Alert – SNOW FRIDAY Freezing Rain Saturday DEC 22, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – The cold continues Friday with early morning temps feeling like -20c before the precipitation starts later in the day. Up to 10cm of snow will fall through Friday into Saturday morning before temperatures warm up leading to freezing rain and ice pellets.   Saturday will be a good day to read a book […]

Premier Wynne Cuts Initial Deal With Mohawks Of Akwesasne Over Tobacco 122017

Premier Wynne Cuts Initial Deal With Mohawks Of Akwesasne Over Tobacco 122017

Province Partnering with First Nations to Support Community Growth and Prosperity Ontario has signed an agreement-in-principle with the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne on tobacco regulation and revenue-sharing to support community growth and prosperity, and advance self-regulation. Charles Sousa, Minister of Finance, David Zimmer, Minister of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation, and Grand Chief Abram Benedict of […]

FREEZING RAIN ALERT for Cornwall Ontario Area BUSES CANCELLED – 121917

FREEZING RAIN ALERT for Cornwall Ontario Area BUSES CANCELLED – 121917

Cornwall Ontario – With temperatures warming up and rain coming down after yesterday’s snowfall, a FREEZING RAIN alert has been called for the area. Today’s high should reach 6c with an overnight low -1c. Sunny and cold for Wednesday with temps warming up and big snow dump expected for Friday. Warnings 5:09 AM EST Tuesday […]

Project CENDRIER Nabs 16 in One Day Akwesasne Montreal Cocaine Cigs & Marijuana 121217

Project CENDRIER Nabs 16 in One Day Akwesasne Montreal  Cocaine Cigs & Marijuana 121217

Cornwall Ontario – The RCMP swooped in and charged 16 people today as they attempt to bust an alleged tobacco smuggling network. Police are stating that the ring operates mainly out of the Akwesasne territory in NY to Kahnawake via Lac St. François. The police reported over 150 deliveries by boat were monitored. The Akwesasne Mohawk […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

Dear MCA – Time to Dim Down the Rhetoric Over CBSA Crossing by Jamie Gilcig 111517

Dear MCA – Time to Dim Down the Rhetoric Over CBSA Crossing by Jamie Gilcig 111517

Cornwall Ontario –  You really can’t have your cake and eat it too as MCA Grand Chief Abram Benedict doesn’t quite understand.   When the people of Akwesasne rejected having a CBSA border crossing where it had  been historically if Union members wore arms,  it ultimately inflicted a lot of pain in the community. Right now […]

First Snow to Hit Cornwall THURSDAY Weather ALERT 110917

First Snow to Hit Cornwall THURSDAY Weather ALERT 110917

Cornwall Ontario – Brr!  The River City area is waking up to below zero temps as we await our first snow of the season today. A cold snap has hit our area.  Expected mixed precipitation starting in the afternoon, and high winds. Our overnight low will be -9c.    Friday’s high is only expected to […]

FLOOD ALERT For Cornwall Ontario Region SUNDAY Oct 29, 2017

FLOOD ALERT For Cornwall Ontario Region SUNDAY Oct 29, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – Roads had some stretches of flooding early Sunday morning before the real rain arrived.  This writer saw a massive pool of water on Second Street at 8:30 AM near Food Basics. Over 100 mm of rain are expected to fall in the area before the storm eases up on Tuesday. Expect high […]

The Power of Beauty by Julie Bilotta – Holiday Collections Make Great Gifts! 102617

The Power of Beauty by Julie Bilotta – Holiday Collections Make Great Gifts!  102617

Cornwall Ontario –  If you’re looking for a perfect gift set for the upcoming holidays then you’ll be happy to know that October is when all the big cosmetics companies start releasing their collections and I know it seems a bit early to start shipping for Christmas but there’s also that demographic that loves starting […]

Seaway News Highlights Failure of Area Chambers & Kylee Tarbell by Jamie Gilcig 102617

Seaway News Highlights Failure of Area Chambers & Kylee Tarbell by Jamie Gilcig 102617

CORNWALL ONTARIO – It’s amazing how the old adage about doing things the same way expecting different results is ingrained in the failures that are our area chamber of commerces in the area. All three, Cornwall, Akwesasne, and Massena boycott this newspaper even though we have the largest audience in the region. Recently they had […]