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 […]

#OPP Motorcycle Collision in Alexandria Sends Man to Hospital JUNE 16, 2017

#OPP Motorcycle Collision in Alexandria Sends Man to Hospital JUNE 16, 2017

MOTOR VEHICLE COLLISION (North Glengarry) – On June 15, 2017 at approximately 4:43pm, SD&G OPP officers responded to a report of a two (2) vehicle collision on Lochiel Street east in the Town of Alexandria, North Glengarry Township. Investigation indicated that a motorcycle had collided with a Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV) turning into a nearby […]

CFN Needs 100 Subscription Donations by Monday 6PM To Avoid New Digital Ads JUNE 10, 2017

CFN Needs 100 Subscription Donations by Monday 6PM To Avoid New Digital Ads JUNE 10, 2017

Your favorite online newspaper needs your support.   In the first 9 days of June we have had over 50,000 unique visitors. We need 100 new subscription donations by Monday June 12th, 2017 at 6PM EST to avoid having new digital ads appear on the site.   It truly is up to you dear viewers! […]

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 […]

#OPP ID Khanh Nguyen of Ottawa as Alexandria Hospital Death – 2 Charged JUNE 7, 2017

#OPP ID Khanh Nguyen of Ottawa as Alexandria Hospital Death – 2 Charged JUNE 7, 2017

(ALEXANDRIA, ON) – On Monday, June 05, 2017 at 7:20 p.m. the Stormont Dundas and Glengarry (SD&G) Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), responded to the hospital in Alexandria where occupants of a white Honda Odyssey had dropped off a male suffering from a life threatening physical injury and then fled the area. The victim, identified as 29 […]

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 […]

#OPP Mysterious Ottawa Man’s Death at Alexandria Hospital JUNE 6, 2017

#OPP Mysterious Ottawa Man’s Death at Alexandria Hospital JUNE 6, 2017

(ALEXANDRIA, ON) – On Monday, June 05, 2017 at approximately 7:25 p.m. the Stormont Dundas and Glengarry (SD&G) Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), attended the Alexandria Hospital in response to a vehicle that attended the hospital, dropped off a male who was suffering from a life threatening injury and then fled. The victim, a 29 year old male from Ottawa, was pronounced deceased […]

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 […]

March 2017 Cornwall Free News Numbers Up 23% Over 2016! CLICK FOR DETAILS!

March 2017 Cornwall Free News Numbers Up 23% Over 2016!  CLICK FOR DETAILS!

It’s not easy being an Independent media outlet, especially in Cornwall Ontario!  Yet somehow, with limited resources, we keep growing our audience as we start to venture away and grow our Ottawa, Montreal, Toronto, and other city markets. March was a busy busy month for CFN! Raw Log Numbers Our Unique Visitors 92,853 (IP Numbers) are […]

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 […]

FREE GARAGE SALE Listings on The Cornwall Free News MAY 17, 2017

FREE GARAGE SALE Listings on The Cornwall Free News  MAY 17, 2017

Just in time for the season you can now post your free garage sale listing.    It is just for personal use.  There is no charge.  And you don’t have to be from Cornwall to post! All you have to do is post your listing as a comment.  Please use your real email address when […]

#OPP Luring Charges of Underage Girls in Alexandria MAY 16, 2017

#OPP Luring Charges of Underage Girls in Alexandria MAY 16, 2017

LURING INVESTIGATION (North Glengarry) – On May 15, 2017 at approximately 6:14pm, Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry (SD&G) Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers responded to a report of a suspicious male at a property on Derby Street in the Town of Alexandria, North Glengarry Township. Investigation indicated that the adult male had attempted to lure two […]

Ark Building Time as Rains to Pummel Cornwall Ontario APRIL 6, 2017

Ark Building Time as Rains to Pummel Cornwall Ontario APRIL 6, 2017

CORNWALL ONTARIO – Nearly 50mm of rain is expected to hit the River City before Friday morning.    It will be steady and a FLOOD ALERT is expected. Up to 10mm more rain is expected Friday with temperatures between zero and 5c.   The Weekend should clear up and temperatures will jump to the 20c mark […]

April Showers to Pound Cornwall Area APRIL 5, 2017

April Showers to Pound Cornwall Area APRIL 5, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – Spring clean up as over 25mm of heavy rain is expected to fall before Wednesday morning.  Thursday a large mass is expected to bring over 50mm of rain to the area when a full rain alert will be posted. Full Spring temperatures are expected early next week with highs close to 20c! […]

March Ends Like a Lion in Cornwall – Up to 10cm of Snow Expected by Saturday MARCH 31, 2017

March Ends Like a Lion in Cornwall – Up to 10cm of Snow Expected by Saturday MARCH 31, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – Up to 10cm of snow are expected to fall in the Cornwall area before the end of  Saturday with possibilities of ice pellets and mixed precipitation as well. Temps are hovering around the magical zero celsius mark which means just about anything can and will fall from the sky. Warmer temperatures start […]

Brockville to Cornwall FREEZING RAIN ALERT for Sunday March 26, 2017

Brockville to Cornwall FREEZING RAIN ALERT for Sunday March 26, 2017

CORNWALL ONTARIO – One last gasp of Winter rocked the River City this week.  As temperatures are starting to warm up again we have a Freezing Rain ALERT for Sunday March 26th for the evening and overnight. Expect temps to warm up during the week heading towards double digits with rain and possibly some snow […]

SNOW ALERT – Another 20cm + for Cornwall Ontario MARCH 14, 2017

SNOW ALERT – Another 20cm + for Cornwall Ontario MARCH 14, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – 30 vehicle pile ups on the 401.  Wet icy snow, and March break have led to a treacherous Tuesday.  Overnight and into Wednesday the snow and cold will continue with as much as 25cm more snow expected in some areas.   ‼️HWY 401 between Mallorytown and Lansdowne remains closed after multiple collisions. […]

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