SD&G OPP Round Up – Cocaine & Marijuana Busts 081117

SD&G OPP Round Up – Cocaine & Marijuana Busts 081117

Mischief   (South Dundas) – On August 9, 2017 at approximately 3:10pm Stormont Dundas & Glengarry Ontario Provincial Police officers responded to a disturbance at a residence in South Dundas Township. Investigation revealed that a male youth had caused damage to property at the home. Investigation also revealed that male youth was in contravention of conditions imposed […]

Moist Kilts at Glengarry Games as T Storms Descend in Cornwall Area 080417

Moist Kilts at Glengarry Games as T Storms Descend in Cornwall Area 080417

Cornwall Ontario – Rain and T Storms are in the forecast for Friday night and into Saturday as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is expected to visit the Highland Games in Maxville on Saturday. Up to 40mm of rain are expected by Sunday as temperatures drop to below 20c making for a wet cold weekend for […]

A Weekend of Rain & Thunder in the Cornwall Ontario Area JULY 7, 2017

A Weekend of Rain & Thunder in the Cornwall Ontario Area JULY 7, 2017

Cornwall Ontario –  It’s raining. It’s storming.  It’s Thundering and pouring.  In Cornwall to Morrisburg, buy one umbrella or two if you splurge. The weekend is ruined. It’s wet as rats.  Better to snuggle inside with cats. This is karma.  This is what happens when you don’t eat bananas. Watch out for lightning, large hail […]

Busy Weekend of Drunk & Drug Driving in SD&G #OPP July 4, 2017

Busy Weekend of Drunk & Drug Driving in SD&G #OPP July 4, 2017

IMPAIRED BY DRUG   (South Dundas) – On June 30, 2017 at approximately 11:24am, a Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry (SD&G) Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officer intercepted a vehicle on County Road 2, South Dundas Township. Investigation indicated that the adult male driver was under the influence of a drug. The stop also resulted in the seizure […]

Another THUNDERSTORM for the CORNWALL ONTARIO area JUNE 28, 2017

Another THUNDERSTORM for the CORNWALL ONTARIO area JUNE 28, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – Another thunder storm warning for the Cornwall Ontario region from Environment Canada for this afternoon and evening.  Expect hail and high winds. A high of 24c is expected in the downtown area.  The good news is that there’s not much rain expected overnight. Thursday 15-20mm of rain is expected. We will update […]

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 […]

SD&G #OPP Weekend Round Up – Cornwall Woman Charged in Alexandria JUNE 26, 2017

SD&G #OPP Weekend Round Up – Cornwall Woman Charged in Alexandria JUNE 26, 2017

DOMESTIC INVESTIGATION     (South Glengarry)- On June 23, 2017 at approximately 3:14 pm, SD&G OPP officers responded to a report of a domestic situation at a residence in Alexandria, North Glengarry Township. Investigation indicated that an altercation between an adult female and her common law husband had occurred. The altercation resulted in the female assaulting […]

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 […]

#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 […]

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