Will You Make a Subscription Donation So We Can Keep Paywalls Off CFN? APRIL 2018

Will You Make a Subscription Donation So We Can Keep Paywalls Off CFN?  APRIL 2018

Like most media today we have to claw and fight for survival financially.   This being Cornwall there are other challenges that make it even more difficult. Many newspapers are starting to add paywalls which means unless you’re a subscriber you won’t be able to read them or there is limited content available. We’re trying to […]

16 Year Old Charged Stunt Driving Motorcycle 92 KPH Over Limit on 401 Near Brockville 042518

16 Year Old Charged Stunt Driving Motorcycle 92 KPH Over Limit on 401 Near Brockville 042518

(LEEDS, ON.) –   Members of the Ontario Provincial Police stopped another stunt driver in Leeds County. On April 23, 2018 at about 3:15 P.M. Ontario Provincial Police officers in Elizabethtown-Kitley Township stopped an eastbound motorcycle on Highway 401 driving 92 kilometres over the speed limit. The driver accelerated to that speed between the two Brockville exits. As a […]

#OPP Charge Smiths Falls Woman OLIVIA MAKARENKO +.8 & Driving into Swamp 042418

#OPP Charge Smiths Falls Woman OLIVIA MAKARENKO +.8 & Driving into Swamp 042418

(LEEDS, ON.) –   Officers of the Leeds County Detachments of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are continuing investigations into incidents involving impaired drivers. On April 21, 2018 at about 1:20 A.M O.P.P officers were called to a collision in Rideau Lakes Township. A driver failed to stop at a stop sign on County Road 5, crossed Highway 15 […]

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Social Media & Web Services Available!  CLICK FOR DETAILS

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CFN to Appoint Emily Hutcheon Associate Publisher – 041518

CFN to Appoint Emily Hutcheon Associate Publisher – 041518

Cornwall Ontario –   Our city councilor here in Cornwall, Claude McIntosh,  actually once wrote about me having to do all the jobs here at CFN as though it were something to be embarrassed about or amateur.   Of course he’s participated on a City Council that boycotts this newspaper and in fact his last column,  after […]

2 Ottawa Men in a Hyundai Accent Stopped for Speeding on 401 Yield Cocaine & Marijuana Bust for #OPP 040918

2 Ottawa Men in a Hyundai Accent Stopped for Speeding on 401 Yield Cocaine & Marijuana Bust for #OPP  040918

(PRESCOTT, ON) On Friday, April 6, 2018, at approximately 9:30pm officers from the Grenville County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) stopped a motor vehicle for speeding. The Hyundai Accent was travelling west bound on highway 401, near the Maitland exit. Further investigation revealed that the 2 male occupants were in possession of a controlled substance. As a result Moustafa […]

CFN is Looking for Summer Interns & Sales Reps! CLICK FOR DETAILS 040818

CFN is Looking for Summer Interns & Sales Reps!  CLICK FOR DETAILS 040818

Do you have a burning passion to work in journalism?   CFN has four openings for Summer Interns.   These are unpaid positions, but this year we will be giving out bonuses to those that complete the Summer!   Email jamie@cornwallfreenews.com As CFN is a digital newspaper you don’t have to be based in the Cornwall area.  We’re […]

Heavy Rain & Wind ALERT for the Cornwall Ontario Area APRIL 3, 2018

Heavy Rain & Wind ALERT for the Cornwall Ontario Area APRIL 3, 2018

Cornwall Ontario – Up to 40mm of rain and some snow will fall between Tuesday and Wednesday.   Expect high winds at time, especially on Wednesday as Mother Nature beats us with the Winter stick one last time this year. Potential flooding is possible in areas. A high of 9c is expected with big shifts and […]

The Great $99 Banner Sale on CFN! CLICK FOR DETAILS April 2, 2018

The Great $99 Banner Sale on CFN!  CLICK FOR DETAILS April 2, 2018

Tired of paying crazy ad rates?  Tired of paying for ads that aren’t seen?  With our traffic and story hang time this is the place you want to be and for a limited time and limited inventory(one slot on our home page and one on our inside pages)  you can have a 300×250 pixel banner […]

#OPP Respond to a Single Engine Plane Crash Near Brockville 032018

#OPP Respond to a Single Engine Plane Crash Near Brockville 032018

(Prescott, ON) – On Tuesday, March 20, 2018 at approximately 11:40 pm, Grenville County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a single engine plane crash at 310 Froom Road, Edwardsburgh Township. The pilot was transported by ambulance to the hospital with serious injuries. There were no passengers. Grenville County OPP, the Technical Support Branch, Transport Canada and the Joint Rescue Coordination Centre (JRCC) remain at the […]

#OPP Save Wounded Swan from Song on 1000 Islands Parkway 032018

#OPP Save Wounded Swan from Song on 1000 Islands Parkway 032018

(LEEDS, ON.) – Officers of the Leeds and the Thousand Islands Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) assisted in rescuing an injured swan over the weekend. In the early afternoon of March 17, 2018 the assistance of OPP officers was requested with an injured swan on the bicycle path on the Thousand Islands Parkway. Further […]

Aggressive Female Cornwall Driver Collides With Tanker on 401 Near Brockville 031418

Aggressive Female Cornwall Driver Collides With Tanker on 401 Near Brockville 031418

(LEEDS, ON.) – Officers of the Leeds Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) charged a female after a traffic complaint that lead to a collision. On March 14, 2018 at about 5:10 A.M O.P.P officers received a call from a concerned citizen reporting an aggressive driver who was reportedly swerving towards transport vehicles on eastbound Highway 401. About five minutes […]

Cornwall Man Charged w Stunt Driving on 401 Near Brockville While Arguing MPH vs KPH 030618

Cornwall Man Charged w Stunt Driving on 401 Near Brockville While Arguing MPH vs KPH 030618

(LEEDS, ON.) –   Officers of the Leeds Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police educated a driver after the driver performed a stunt while passing a police car on Highway 401 in Leeds County. On March 4, 2018 at about 2:30 AM officers were on mobile patrol on Highway 401, westbound in Elizabethtown-Kitley Township when a westbound car blew […]

CFN 2017 Numbers! 15,345, 911 Human Pageviews UP 13%! CLICK FOR DETAILS!

CFN 2017 Numbers!   15,345, 911 Human Pageviews UP 13%!  CLICK FOR DETAILS!

It’s always amazing to see some local ad choices by businesses in the Cornwall area. The newspaper with the most ads (not necessarily ad dollars) has the least amount of news and least amount of viewers.  We also have seen the demise of two newspapers, le Journal, which again shows that sadly the francophone market […]

#OPP Charge MITCHELL LANCTOT of Brockville w Impaired After Ditch Ride 022118

#OPP Charge MITCHELL LANCTOT of Brockville w Impaired After Ditch Ride 022118

MALE CHARGED WITH IMPAIRED AFTER DRIVING INTO THE DITCH    ELIZABETHTOWN TWP, ON) – Officers of the Leeds County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) arrested an impaired driver following a single motor vehicle collision. On February 20, 2018 at approximately 7:35 pm officers were advised of a vehicle in the ditch on Debruge road with a lone […]

#OPP Charge 8 Youth in Cardinal Church Break In – 022018

#OPP Charge 8 Youth in Cardinal Church Break In – 022018

On February the 18, 2018, at approximately 10pm, a resident of Cardinal observed several youths entering an abandoned church, located on Dundas Street in Cardinal. The Grenville County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) attended and arrested 8 youths for break and enter. The youth’s range in age from 13 to 16 and are all from the Cardinal […]

UCDSB & CDSBEO Failing as Cornwall High School Ratings Plummet 021818

UCDSB & CDSBEO Failing as Cornwall High School Ratings Plummet 021818

Cornwall Ontario –   A stunning report just came out by the renowned Fraser Institute showing that the usually poorly ranking Cornwall Secondary schools all, each and every one of them plummeted in this year’s rankings. Leading the way to the bottom was St. Lawrence which ranked 708 out of 747 schools across Ontario, down 163 […]