#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. […]

Winter to Take One More Bite on Cornwall Area as 20cm Expected to Fall Tuesday MARCH 13, 2017

Winter to Take One More Bite on Cornwall Area as 20cm Expected to Fall Tuesday MARCH 13, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – There may be one last snow day this Winter as temperatures will stay cold and Mother Nature will dump up to 20cm of snow between Tuesday and Wednesday morning. Monday’s overnight low will drop to -13c in the Cornwall area and only rise up to -7c as the snow is expected to […]

Year Over Year Numbers Up for CFN in February 2017 – HUGE Ad deals!

Year Over Year Numbers Up for CFN in February 2017 – HUGE Ad deals!

Cornwall Ontario – You’ll be seeing some changes on CFN in 2017.  We have columnists starting from all across Canada.   We are spreading our wings as a media outlet.  Instead of a regional outlet we will be working our way to being more of a National platform. Thanks to our many contributors and supporters who […]

FREEZING RAIN ALERT for Cornwall Ontario MONDAY MARCH 6, 2017

FREEZING RAIN ALERT for Cornwall Ontario MONDAY MARCH 6, 2017

CORNWALL ONTARIO – A freezing rain alert for the Cornwall area is in effect for Monday night.  A shift in temperatures as little as one degree could be the difference between rain or snow. As we get over this last major cold snap of Winter expect temps to hover around zero Monday night before zooming […]

2017 Ad Deals at 2016 Rates on CFN Until FRIDAY MARCH 3, 2017 ! Call Alexandra @ 613 875 7399

2017 Ad Deals at 2016 Rates on CFN Until FRIDAY MARCH 3, 2017 !  Call Alexandra @ 613 875 7399

With Spring almost here it’s time to promote your business, service, or organization and there is no better value in the region than an ad on CFN! With over 1 million human pageviews per month you can reach the Cornwall and regional market at values starting as low as $99 per month! But the only […]

SD&G #OPP Charge 2 with Historical Sexual Assault JAN 27,2017

SD&G #OPP Charge 2 with Historical Sexual Assault JAN 27,2017

Ontario Provincial Police News Portal OPP Media Release STORMONT DUNDAS and GLENGARRY HISTORICAL SEXUAL ASSAULT INVESTIGATIONS/DRUGS SEIZED 2017-01-27 HISTORICAL SEXUAL ASSAULT INVESTIGATIONS (North Glengarry) – As a result of ongoing investigations into reported historical sexual assault incidents, Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry (SD&G) Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Crime Unit have charged two (2) males. Investigations have […]

5 Vehicle 3 Pedestrian Collision Near Vankleek Hill Leads to #OPP Charges JAN 9, 2017

5 Vehicle 3 Pedestrian Collision Near Vankleek Hill Leads to #OPP Charges JAN 9, 2017

PEDESTRIANS INJURED IN MOTOR VEHICLE COLLISION (CHAMPLAIN, ON) – On Friday January 06, 2017 shortly after 6:00 p.m., officers from the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Hawkesbury detachment, Prescott-Russell Paramedics, Champlain Fire Department and OPP Technical Traffic Collision Investigators (TTCI), responded to a collision on Highway 34 between Aberdeen and Ridge Road, south of Vankleek Hill […]