HAIL & POSSIBLE TORNADO Weather ALERT for Cornwall & Eastern Ontario JUNE 26, 2017

HAIL & POSSIBLE TORNADO Weather ALERT for Cornwall & Eastern Ontario JUNE 26, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – Sinkholes, hail, and now possible Tornados.  Just your average Summer day in 2017 Eastern Ontario. Our current sunshine will see clouds and rail start later this afternoon and early evening. Very little rain is expected Monday night.  Thursday through the weekend are looking to be wet. Temperatures this week are in the […]

Will you Help Hit Our Subscription Target for CFN before JULY 7, 2017 ?

Will you Help Hit Our Subscription Target for CFN before JULY 7, 2017 ?

Cornwall Ontario – Have you noticed a few more digital ads on CFN?   We want to remove them, but need your help. Like any newspaper, online or in print, we need your help to survive.  Gone are the days of classified ad revenue, and home delivery revenue. Nothing of value is ever truly free. […]

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM ALERT for Cornwall Ontario Region JUNE 18, 2017

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM ALERT for Cornwall Ontario Region JUNE 18, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – It’s 33c at CFN central in downtown Cornwall as of 4:55PM.  Environment Canada has issued a Thunderstorm alert from Morrisburg to the Quebec border and as far north as Maxville and Alexandria. A CFN viewer sent in the following from the Alexandria area : Jamie: a friend called me on her cell […]

Dr. Charlebois Aesthetics Glowing Vitally in Times Square Cornwall! JUNE 16, 2017

Dr. Charlebois Aesthetics Glowing Vitally in Times Square Cornwall!  JUNE 16, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – Sometimes change isn’t a bad thing.  For Dr. Patrick Charlebois and Anne St. John the demise of Vitalglow has created an opportunity for the team to continue their work at their new office in Times Square on Second Street West in Cornwall. Parking had been an issue in the old location, but […]

Senior & Pet ALERT as TEMPS Over 30c in Cornwall Area JUNE 12, 2017

Senior & Pet ALERT as TEMPS Over 30c in Cornwall Area JUNE 12, 2017

Cornwall Ontario –  It’s hotter than predicted with it being 31c outside CFN central in Downtown Cornwall Ontario at 1:51 PM. While things are expected to cool down a bit starting tomorrow please stay hydrated and make sure pets have plenty of water and don’t be one of those idiots that leaves their dogs in […]

Two Alcohol Fueled Collisions Over the Weekend in Cornwall Ontario JUNE 12, 2017

Two Alcohol Fueled Collisions Over the Weekend in Cornwall Ontario JUNE 12, 2017

BREACH Cornwall, ON – A 24-year-old Cornwall Island man was arrested on June 9th, 2017 and charged with breach of recognizance for communicating with someone he has conditions not to communicate with. He was also charged with breach of recognizance and probation for failing to keep the peace. It is alleged on June 6th, 2017 […]

No Action for Cornwall Art Centre. By Jamie Gilcig JUNE 12, 2017

No Action for Cornwall Art Centre.  By Jamie Gilcig JUNE 12, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – TAG Cornwall, the now closed Public Art Gallery of Cornwall had dusty plans for an Art Centre from 1995.   The City of Cornwall of course never moved forward and slashed funding for the Charity to zero for 2015 and 2016 before it closed, instead spending the amount of money to keep […]

HEAT ALERT for Cornwall Ontario Area for SUNDAY JUNE 11, 2017

HEAT ALERT for Cornwall Ontario Area for SUNDAY JUNE 11, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – A heat alert has been issued for the Cornwall Ontario region with temperatures expected to hover around the 30c mark Sunday and reach as high as 33c Monday. Rain is expected to return late Monday to cool things down.  Temps around the 25c range are expected for most of this week. Stay […]

Reports of Fentanyl Laced Marijuana in Cornwall Ontario? – JUNE 9, 2017

Reports of Fentanyl Laced Marijuana in Cornwall Ontario? – JUNE 9, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – The Cornwall Community Police Service is not confirming a case of Fentanyl laced Marijuana according to its Drug Squad. CFN received word this afternoon from the CCPS following a report from a source that confiscated Marijuana was allegedly laced with the killer opioid in Cornwall. We will be updating this story as […]

Will You Donate to CFN? It’s Time for Viewers to Step Up – JUNE 8, 2017

Will You Donate to CFN?  It’s Time for Viewers to Step Up – JUNE 8, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – Odds are if you’re reading this it’s not the first time you’ve visited the Cornwall Free News.  It’s not easy running an Independent newspaper in 2017.  It’s even harder in smaller markets. While we like other face challenges in a struggling economy and competing with giants like Google and facebook for digital […]

Media Sales Reps Wanted – Cornwall Brockville Ottawa CLICK FOR DETAILS June 6, 2017

Media Sales Reps Wanted – Cornwall Brockville Ottawa  CLICK FOR DETAILS June 6, 2017

The Cornwall Free News wants you!   We’re looking for experienced Sales reps that are a fearless and community minded.   We pay the best commission and bonus rates in the region, and will pay for your health care plan after 90 days! Are you independent, love to communicate, and most importantly love to close […]

CFN Viewer Appeal – Yes Virginia, you do have to pay for the news. JUNE 2, 2017

CFN Viewer Appeal – Yes Virginia, you do have to pay for the news. JUNE 2, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – In the olden days…way back in the 90’s, there were three main streams of revenue for newspapers. Subscriptions, where people paid for home delivery.    Then there were classified ads, and finally advertising.   All three were pillars that allowed media to cover the news as best as they could. Certain pressures […]

T STORM ALERT for Cornwall Ontario Area for MAY 18, 2017

T STORM ALERT for Cornwall Ontario Area for MAY 18, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – The intense heat of the the past two days may make for a light show in the skies tonight as Environment Canada has released a warning from Morrisburg to the Quebec border for the evening. With a high expected over 30c today a storm should cool things down with temps between 16-20c […]

Huge Police Blotter as CCPS Too Busy to Put One Out Monday or Tuesday MAY 10, 2017

Huge Police Blotter as CCPS Too Busy to Put One Out Monday or Tuesday MAY 10, 2017

CRIMINAL HARASSMENT, BREACH Cornwall, ON – A 72-year-old Cornwall man was arrested on May 5th, 2017 and charged with criminal harassment and breach of probation for being within 150 meters of his ex-common-law wife and for failing to keep the peace. It is alleged during the month of March and April, 2017 the man was […]