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 Charge Chicks with Stunt Driving & Seize 2 Cars Near Brockville & JUNE 18, 2017

#OPP Charge Chicks with Stunt Driving & Seize 2 Cars Near Brockville & JUNE 18, 2017

OPP CHARGE TWO PERSONS WITH STUNT DRIVING Vehicles Seized and Drivers Licenses Suspended for 7 Days (BROCKVILLE, ON) – Members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) East Region Highway Enforcement Team (ER-HET) have charged two persons with Stunt Driving after an incident on Highway 401 near Brockville on Saturday afternoon.   At approximately 5pm, two […]

Dr. Charlebois Aesthetics Glowing Vitally in Times Square Cornwall! JUNE 16, 2017

Dr. Charlebois Aesthetics Glowing Vitally in Times Square Cornwall!  JUNE 16, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – Sometimes change isn’t a bad thing.  For Dr. Patrick Charlebois and Anne St. John the demise of Vitalglow has created an opportunity for the team to continue their work at their new office in Times Square on Second Street West in Cornwall. Parking had been an issue in the old location, but […]

#OPP – O’Reilly’s Ind Grocer & Riverside Auto Body ROBBERIES June 14, 2017

#OPP – O’Reilly’s Ind Grocer & Riverside Auto Body ROBBERIES June 14, 2017

PRESCOTT ONTARIO – The Grenville County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is encouraging members of the public to come forward if they have any information on two recent OPP investigations. On the 10th of June, 2017 at approximately 6pm, 3 non-white females entered the O’Reilly’s Independent Grocer in Prescott and stole hundreds of dollars’ worth of […]

Senior & Pet ALERT as TEMPS Over 30c in Cornwall Area JUNE 12, 2017

Senior & Pet ALERT as TEMPS Over 30c in Cornwall Area JUNE 12, 2017

Cornwall Ontario –  It’s hotter than predicted with it being 31c outside CFN central in Downtown Cornwall Ontario at 1:51 PM. While things are expected to cool down a bit starting tomorrow please stay hydrated and make sure pets have plenty of water and don’t be one of those idiots that leaves their dogs in […]

Slew of Alcohol Charges by Leeds (Brockville) #OPP JUNE 12, 2017

Slew of Alcohol Charges by Leeds (Brockville) #OPP JUNE 12, 2017

(LEEDS, ON.) –   Officers of the Leeds County Detachments of the Ontario Provincial Police are continuing investigations into incidents involving impaired drivers. On the 9th of June 2017 at about 6:40 AM O.P.P officers were advised that officials at the Canada Border Services Agency – Port of Lansdowne had a possible impaired driver stopped awaiting entry […]

HEAT ALERT for Cornwall Ontario Area for SUNDAY JUNE 11, 2017

HEAT ALERT for Cornwall Ontario Area for SUNDAY JUNE 11, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – A heat alert has been issued for the Cornwall Ontario region with temperatures expected to hover around the 30c mark Sunday and reach as high as 33c Monday. Rain is expected to return late Monday to cool things down.  Temps around the 25c range are expected for most of this week. Stay […]

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! […]

Mary Mansworth of Brockville Gets YMCA Honour from Governor General JUNE 9, 2017

Mary Mansworth of Brockville Gets YMCA Honour from Governor General JUNE 9, 2017

Canada’s Governor General appoints 12 Canadians to the YMCA Fellowship of Honour   OTTAWA, June 08, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Today, His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, presented a small group of Canadians with the YMCA’s most prestigious award: The YMCA Fellowship of Honour. Chosen from among nearly 50,000 YMCA […]

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 […]

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 Report Two Hurt After Motorcycle Collision With Deer Near Brockville JUNE 5, 2017

#OPP Report Two Hurt After Motorcycle Collision With Deer Near Brockville JUNE 5, 2017

(Prescott, Ont),On Sunday June 4th, 2017,the Grenville County Ontario Provincial Police responded to a motor vehicle collision on County Road 2, in Augusta Township. At approximately 7:00am a motorcycle, being driven by a 58 year old male from Brockville, struck a deer. Both the driver and his 58 year old female passenger were seriously injured. The […]

#OPP Report 23 Year Old Female Pedestrian Fatality on 416 South Near Prescott

#OPP Report 23 Year Old Female Pedestrian Fatality on 416 South Near Prescott

(Prescott, Ontario), The Grenville County Ontario Provincial Police, (OPP) responded to a motor vehicle collision, involving a pedestrian. At approximately 5:30am on June 3rd, 2017, on Highway 416, south bound near mile marker 6, in Edwardsburgh Township, a pedestrian was struck by a motor vehicle. The pedestrian has been identified as a 23 year old female […]

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 […]

#OPP Charge ALISON MORPHY DUI After Landing in Ditch Near Brockville JUNE 1, 2017

#OPP Charge ALISON MORPHY DUI After Landing in Ditch Near Brockville JUNE 1, 2017

(LEEDS, ON.) –   Officers of the Leeds County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police are continuing an investigation involving an impaired driver in a collision. On the 31st of May 2017 at about 8:15 PM O.P.P officers were advised of a collision on County Road 2, west of Yonge Mills Road in Front of Yonge Township. […]

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 […]

#OPP Charge WILLIAM UBDEGROVE of Elgin After Discharging Fireworks from Vehicle MAY 30, 2017

#OPP Charge WILLIAM UBDEGROVE of Elgin After Discharging Fireworks from Vehicle MAY 30, 2017

(LEEDS, ON.) –   Officers of the Rideau Lakes Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police are continuing an investigation involving an impaired driver after fireworks were observed being discharged from the vehicle. On the 27th of May 2017 at about 8:45 AM O.P.P officers were on patrol on Highway 15, Portland, in Rideau Lakes Township when they […]

Leeds #OPP Charge 17 Year Old With Impaired After Collision 1000 Islands Pkwy MAY 29, 2017

Leeds #OPP Charge 17 Year Old With Impaired After Collision 1000 Islands Pkwy MAY 29, 2017

(LEEDS, ON.) –   Officers of the Leeds County Detachments of the Ontario Provincial Police are continuing an investigation involving an impaired driver with a stolen motor vehicle. On the 28th of May 2017 at about 4:15 AM O.P.P officers were advised of a collision on the 1000 Islands Parkway in Front of Yonge Township. Investigation revealed […]

1 2 3 13