All Things Food Hosts Community Food Workships in SD&G & Akwesasne September 25 – October 4, 2012

All Things Food Hosts Community Food Workships in SD&G & Akwesasne September 25 – October 4, 2012

CFN – All Things Food is holding a series of Community Food Workshops in each county this fall as part of the unique assessment they are currently conducting of the food system in Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry Counties. Earlier this year, All Things Food was one of twelve organizations in Canada to receive a grant […]

A Chat with Bishop-Elect Marcel Damphousse in Cornwall Ontario by Don Smith

A Chat with Bishop-Elect Marcel Damphousse in Cornwall Ontario by Don Smith

  CFN-Recently we reported that the Pope had named a bishop-elect for the local Catholic diocese.  Rev. Marcel Damphousse is here in the diocese to meet with his staff and members of the press prior to returning to Manitoba late in the day on Tuesday.  During our interview with Rev. Marcel today at Nativity Co-Cathedral, we inquired as […]

UPDATED – Alexandria-Cornwall has a new Bishop-Elect by Don Smith

UPDATED – Alexandria-Cornwall has a new Bishop-Elect by Don Smith

Earlier this morning (June 28) His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI announced the appointment of a new bishop for the local Catholic diocese.  Reverend Marcel Damphousse has been serving as Rector of Saint-Boniface Cathedral in Manitoba under Archbishop Albert LeGatt in the Archdiocese of Saint-Boniface. The 49 year old Damphousse who hails from Saint-Joseph, was ordained […]

Retracing the Boundary between Upper & Lower Canada by Don Smith

Retracing the Boundary between Upper & Lower Canada by Don Smith

CFN – Did the headline peak your curiosity?  Mine, too!  A few days ago I was handed a clipped advertisement announcing two public presentations on the topic, one in Green Valley yesterday and the other in Cornwall today.  So, off we went to the presentation earlier this evening at Ontario Power Generation’s St. Lawrence Development […]

MPP Grant Crack at Glass Ribbon Cutting at The Glass Blowing Place & Chillax Café in Alexandria by Reg Coffey

MPP Grant Crack at Glass Ribbon Cutting at The Glass Blowing Place & Chillax Café in Alexandria by Reg Coffey

CFN – The Glass Blowing Place & Chillax Café had its grand opening Saturday, 19 May and Liberal MPP (Glengarry–Prescott–Russell) Grant Crack was there to cut the ribbon, glass ribbon that is. Here you can see the process that the glass blowers went through to get this glass ribbon. In the front of the glass […]

The Glass Blowing Place & Chillax Cafe Artist’s Center Opening in Alexandria Ontario – May 19, 2012

The Glass Blowing Place & Chillax Cafe Artist’s Center Opening in Alexandria Ontario – May 19, 2012

CFN – On Saturday, May 19 at 12:00, Grant Crack, MPP (Glengarry–Prescott–Russell) will officiate at The Glass Blowing Place & Chillax Café Grand Opening and Party.   Location: 152 Main Street South, Alexandria, Ontario (613) 703-9110   Website: http://glass-blowing-place.com   The Glass Blowing Place is an artist’s dream place. It is both a first-class gallery […]

Maple Dreamlane Farms, Off the Power Grid and Loving It by Reg Coffey – December 21, 2011

Maple Dreamlane Farms, Off the Power Grid and Loving It by Reg Coffey – December 21, 2011

CFN – Maple Dreamlane Farms is a shining example of what you can do without connecting to the power grid. I was delivering coffee to the Mazurs today and thought that what they had achieved off the established power grid deserved to have some attention. Michael Mazur and his wife Louise Leblanc-Mazur have built themselves […]

COMMUNITY PAYS TRIBUTE TO LOCAL SHEPHERD by Don Smith – November 24, 2011

COMMUNITY PAYS TRIBUTE TO LOCAL SHEPHERD by Don Smith – November 24, 2011

CFN – Before he takes up his new post as Archbishop of Gatineau, a cross-representation of the local community, friends, family and colleagues gathered Wednesday evening at the Best Western Plus Parkway Inn to express affection and thanks for the almost ten years of ministry of Alexandria-Cornwall diocesan bishop Paul-Andre Durocher.  Some 300 well-wishers filled the banquet hall […]

Diocese of Alexandria-Cornwall – Appointment of Bishop Durocher to Gatineau – October 12, 2011

Diocese of Alexandria-Cornwall – Appointment of Bishop Durocher to Gatineau – October 12, 2011

CFN –  His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI today accepted the resignation of the Most Reverend Roger Ébacher and named the Most Reverend Paul-André Durocher as Archbishop of Gatineau. At the time of his appointment, Archbishop Durocher was Bishop of Alexandria-Cornwall. Archbishop Ébacher had been responsible for the Archdiocese of Gatineau for 23 years. He had offered […]

Fire Takes the Lives of Three in Alexandria Ontario – August 12, 2011

Fire Takes the Lives of Three in Alexandria Ontario – August 12, 2011

Alexandria ON – An early morning blaze took the life of three . At approximately 2:30am, SD&G OPP officers responded to a report of a residential fire on Boundary Road, Alexandria Ontario.Early stages of the investigation reveal that an adult female and two children perished in the blaze. An adult male and another child were transported […]

Danny Gauthier, aged 9 – OPP Detachment Commander for a Day! July 25, 2011 – Alexandria Ontario

Danny Gauthier, aged 9 – OPP Detachment Commander for a Day!  July 25, 2011 – Alexandria Ontario

    CFN – Danny Gauthier is your typical 9yr old boy, yet he has faced medical challenges since he was 6 months old. He suffers from a form of Mediterranean Fever, which leaves him with spikes of fever, vomiting, stomach and joint pain. This has resulted in several testing session at hospitals in Torontoand […]

It’s Hot Enough to Fry a Monkey’s Bottom – Environment Canada Updates Severe Weather Warning for Thursday July 21, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario Area

It’s Hot Enough to Fry a Monkey’s Bottom – Environment Canada Updates Severe Weather Warning for Thursday July 21, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario Area

CFN – ENVIRONMENT CANADA HAS UPDATED A SEVERE WEATHER BULLETIN FOR SOUTHERN ONTARIO AT 10:55 AM EDT THURSDAY 21 JULY 2011. A WEATHER WARNING IS ISSUED FOR MORRISBURG – LONG SAULT CORNWALL – LANCASTER WINCHESTER – NEWINGTON AND MAXVILLE – ALEXANDRIA. EXTREME TEMPERATURES AND HUMIDEX VALUES EXPECTED TODAY. WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE FAVOURABLE FOR THE DEVELOPMENT […]

Silence… on roule! à l’école Elda-Rouleau – Nouvelles en français avec David Grégoire

Silence… on roule! à l’école Elda-Rouleau – Nouvelles en français avec David Grégoire

  Alexandria ON – Les élèves de la 4e à la 8e année de l’école élémentaire catholique Elda-Rouleau, à Alexandria, ont présenté leur spectacle Silence…on roule!, le jeudi 26 mai. La salle était comble et les spectateurs ont apprécié le spectacle de la chorale. Les jeunes ont interprété une multitude de pièces musicales tirées de films. […]

Séances d’informations sur les futurs Services de l’Ontario pour les personnes ayant une déficience intellectuelle

Séances d’informations sur les futurs Services de l’Ontario pour les personnes ayant une déficience intellectuelle

Cornwall ON – Le Service coordination des services organise cette semaine des séances d’informations sur les futurs Services de l’Ontario pour les personnes ayant une déficience intellectuelle (SOPDIRE) (SOPDIRE était connu sous le nom d’Entité d’examen des demandes). À compter du 1er juillet 2011, il aura qu’une façon d’avoir accès aux services subventionnées par MSSC […]

Le Nouveau-Brunswick s’amène à Alexandria! – Nouvelles en Français avec David Grégoire

Le Nouveau-Brunswick s’amène à Alexandria! – Nouvelles en Français avec David Grégoire

Alexandria ON – Les artistes Marie-Philipe Bergeron et Danny Boudreau, originaires du Nouveau- Brunswick, débarqueront à Alexandria demain soir, le 7 mai, au Pavillon Bonnie Glen. Marie-Philippe Bergeron En première partie de Danny Boudreau, ce sera l’auteure-compositrice-interprète Marie-Philippe Bergeron. D’une simplicité sur scène, elle vous emmènera en voyage dans son imaginaire grâce à sa musique. Aussi, elle […]

Meilleures improvisations mixtes pour l’école Le Relais!

Meilleures improvisations mixtes pour l’école Le Relais!

Alexandria ON – L’école secondaire catholique Le Relais, à Alexandria, a tenu le 21 avril dernier, le dernier tournoi annuel d’improvisation du Conseil scolaire de district catholique de l’Est ontarien (CSDCEO). Durant cette journée spéciale, huit matchs furent disputés entre toutes les écoles de la Commission scolaire. L’équipe du Relais a d’ailleurs remporté le trophée […]