SD&G #OPP Charge SHANE BLANCHARD Fake ID & Trafficking JAN 4, 2017

SD&G #OPP Charge SHANE BLANCHARD Fake ID & Trafficking JAN 4, 2017

THEFT FROM VEHICLE (North Glengarry) – On January 3, 2017 at approximately 9:12am, Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry (SD&G) Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers responded to a report of a male removing item from a parked vehicle at a property on Main Street in the Town of Alexandria, North Glengarry Township. The accused was intercepted and […]

FREEZING RAIN & ICE Alert for the Cornwall Ontario Area DEC 18, 2016

FREEZING RAIN & ICE Alert for the Cornwall Ontario Area DEC 18, 2016

Cornwall Ontario – Overnight freezing rain have left some treacherous conditions for driving in the area.   Sunday will bring more mixed precipitation before temperatures freeze to a low of -25c overnight. The bigger question is whether buses will be running Monday? Stay tuned to CFN for all of your area weather alerts and you […]

FREEZING RAIN ALERT for the Cornwall Ontario Area DEC 17, 2016

FREEZING RAIN ALERT for the Cornwall Ontario Area DEC 17, 2016

Cornwall Ontario –  A lovely gentle snow is falling on the River City with as much as 20cm expected by the time it ends Sunday. With Mother Nature seeming to be bi-polar as of late changes of temperature could see us have freezing rain tonight which will make driving and walking treacherous! Our high will […]

WEATHER ALERT for the Cornwall Area COLD SNAP then SNOW BLAST Dec 15, 2016

WEATHER ALERT for the Cornwall Area COLD SNAP then SNOW BLAST Dec 15, 2016

Cornwall Ontario –  Mother Nature is showing her fickle nature as temperatures plunge to near -20 for today and Friday before our area gets his with a snow blast that will drop 15cm between Friday night and Sunday. The weather changes can make driving conditions difficult.  We will update as more news becomes available. Email […]

Two Incredible Ad Deals on CFN! Video Ads for only $99 Montlhy DEC 15, 2016

Two Incredible Ad Deals on CFN!   Video Ads for only $99 Montlhy  DEC 15, 2016

The Cornwall Free News is proud to offer our latest Advertising and Marketing Value! Your banner on CFN for only $249* for one full year! With over 12 million human page views per year that’s an incredible value! Why pay insane ad rates with media that can’t compete with CFN for marketshare and total eyeballs? […]

CFN Looking for Media Sales Reps CLICK FOR DETAILS Nov 4, 2016

CFN Looking for Media Sales Reps CLICK FOR DETAILS Nov 4, 2016

Cornwall’s most read media needs a few good sales reps! Can you work independently?  Have good comprehension skills?   Like to work with businesses?  Like to make wads of cash?   Love perks and bonuses? Want a gig with room for advancement?   Benefits? Then send in your CV to jamie@cornwallfreenews.com today. We have the […]

CFN Sets Monthly Traffic Records in Q3 – By the Numbers NOV 1, 2016

CFN Sets Monthly Traffic Records in Q3 – By the Numbers NOV 1, 2016

The Cornwall Free News had a very busy third quarter, especially in August when we broke two monthly site records! Thanks to all of our viewers as each click counts! Unique Visitors 276,035 Number of Visits 578,925 Human Page Views 3,720,090 Can you imagine if your organization, business, or service had that exposure? Are you […]

Ontario Alliance Against School Closures Open Letter to Education Ministry OCT 28, 2016

Ontario Alliance Against School Closures Open Letter to Education Ministry OCT 28, 2016

CORNWALL ONTARIO – Locally people are fighting to save their local schools, especially in rural areas like South Glengarry, where the people supporting Char-Lan are putting up a great battle including the video below shot by students Lloyd Rozon, and Harry Tieman. The group has also created a facebook page for news and support! Here is […]

RAIN & FLOOD ALERT Up to 60mm of Rain to Pelt Cornwall Ontario AUG 16, 2016

RAIN & FLOOD ALERT Up to 60mm of Rain to Pelt Cornwall Ontario AUG 16, 2016

Rains to Start Tuesday Afternoon 5:01 AM EDT Tuesday 16 August 2016 Rainfall warning in effect for: Cornwall – Lancaster Maxville – Alexandria Morrisburg – Long Sault Winchester – Newington A significant widespread rainfall is expected beginning late this morning or early this afternoon and overnight or early Wednesday morning. The rain will be heavy […]

CFN HEAT ALERT for August 4, 2016

CFN HEAT ALERT for August 4, 2016

Warnings 4:27 AM EDT Thursday 04 August 2016 Heat Warning in effect for: Cornwall – Lancaster Maxville – Alexandria Morrisburg – Long Sault Winchester – Newington A heat episode is expected today and Friday for most regions in Southern Ontario. Daytime temperatures will reach low thirties with afternoon humidex values in the mid to upper […]

HAIL & THUNDER for SATURDAY in Cornwall Ontario SATURDAY July 23, 2016

HAIL & THUNDER for SATURDAY in  Cornwall Ontario SATURDAY July 23, 2016

Issued at 10:52 Saturday 23 July 2016 Conditions are favourable for the development of dangerous thunderstorms that may be capable of producing strong wind gusts, damaging hail and heavy rain. Thunderstorms have the potential to become severe early this afternoon until this evening. ### Very large hail can damage property, break windows, dent vehicles and […]

HEAT ALERT & Thunder Storms for Cornwall Ontario FRIDAY NIGHT July 22, 2016

HEAT ALERT & Thunder Storms for Cornwall Ontario FRIDAY NIGHT July 22, 2016

Warnings 11:20 AM EDT Friday 22 July 2016 Heat Warning in effect for: Cornwall – Lancaster Maxville – Alexandria Morrisburg – Long Sault Winchester – Newington Hot and humid conditions will continue today. High temperatures today are expected to be near 31 with humidex values approaching 40. Temperatures will cool overnight into Saturday bringing some […]

3rd Day of Heat ALERTS for Cornwall Ontario – JULY 14, 2016

3rd Day of Heat ALERTS for Cornwall Ontario – JULY 14, 2016

Alerts for: Cornwall – Morrisburg Warnings 4:41 AM EDT Thursday 14 July 2016 Heat Warning in effect for: Cornwall – Lancaster Maxville – Alexandria Morrisburg – Long Sault Winchester – Newington A hot and humid airmass will continue to affect the regions today. Maximum temperatures will be near 30 degrees and Maximum humidex values will […]

Cornwall Ontario Doesn’t Put Out Heat Warnings as Temps Rise ALERT July 12-14, 2016

Cornwall Ontario Doesn’t Put Out Heat Warnings as Temps Rise ALERT July 12-14, 2016

With temperatures hovering over 30c with humidex ratings cresting 40 the city of Cornwall has not published any heat alerts or set up cooling areas for the public at the Civic Complex or other areas.  Likewise, CFN has received no alerts from the EOHU to share with the public. In a community with a large […]

CFN Sets March Traffic Record CRAZY AD DEAL Click for Details APRIL 2, 2016

CFN Sets March Traffic Record CRAZY AD DEAL Click for Details APRIL 2, 2016

75,297 Unique Visitors 173,159 (2.29 visits/visitor) 1,375,977 (7.94 Pages/Visit) (CFN monthly traffic for March 2016 ) Can you imagine if your organization, business, or service had that exposure? Are you paying ridiculous amounts of money on the region for far less results? I bet you are. There is only one media source in the region that offers […]

SD&G OPP Suspected Marijuana Busts During Traffic Stops MARCH 17, 2016

SD&G OPP Suspected Marijuana Busts During Traffic Stops MARCH 17, 2016

DRUGS SEIZED AT TRAFFIC STOP (South Glengarry) – On March 16, 2015 at approximately 3:34pm, a Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry (SD&G) Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officer intercepted a vehicle on Highway 401, South Glengarry Township. The stop resulted in the seizure of a quantity of suspected marihuana. The four occupants were arrested and charged. The […]

Historical Buggery Charges Laid in South Glengarry by SD&G #OPP March 15, 2016

Historical Buggery Charges Laid in South Glengarry by SD&G #OPP March 15, 2016

CHARGES LAID – HISTORICAL ASSAULTS (South Glengarry) – As a result of a domestic assault investigation conducted by members of the Stormont Dundas & Glengarry Ontario Provincial Police, assisted by the SD&G OPP Crime Unit, an 81yr old male resident of South Glengarry has been charged in relation to incidents that occurred between1963-1967 against victims […]

ALERT Beatrice Chocolate Milk RECALL in Ontario & Quebec MARCH 13, 2016

ALERT Beatrice Chocolate Milk RECALL in Ontario & Quebec MARCH 13, 2016

Beatrice brand Chocolate Partly Skimmed Milk 1% M.F. recalled due to presence of sanitizer. Starting date: March 11, 2016 Type of communication: Recall Alert sub-type: Notification Subcategory: Chemical Hazard classification: Class 3 Source of recall: Canadian Food Inspection Agency Recalling firm: Parmalat Canada Inc. Distribution: Ontario, Quebec Extent of the product distribution: Retail CFIA reference […]