CFN Pre 10th Anniversary Banner Sale! $9.99 for January 2019!

CFN Pre 10th Anniversary Banner Sale! $9.99 for January 2019!

It’s not everyday a business in Cornwall celebrates its 10th Anniversary! CFN has decided to do so by offering a heavily discounted banner ad deal for the Month of January 2019! E Interac us your payment to info@cornwallfreenews.com as well as emailing us your 300×250 (or smaller) ad banner and hyperlink. It’s that easy. Space […]

CFN New Year’s Eve FREEZING RAIN Alert for the Cornwall Ontario Region

CFN New Year’s Eve FREEZING RAIN Alert for the Cornwall Ontario Region

A FREEZING RAIN alert for New Year’s eve may be putting a damper on the River City and for those who have to drive tonight. Temps are hovering around the scary area where as little as one degree can be the difference between harmless wet stuff or killer freezing rain. If you can stay off […]

FREEZING RAIN ALERT for the Cornwall Ontario Area Starting Thursday Night 122718

FREEZING RAIN ALERT for the Cornwall Ontario Area Starting Thursday Night 122718

Cornwall Ontario – The River City is waking up to -20c temps as this short cold snap is about to come to an end as a warm pressure system cruises through our region bringing freezing rain, and other yucky precipitation which will turn into actual rain starting tonight and into Friday. We expect a high […]

Christmas Deer & Amazing Winter Scenes by Calvin Hanson 122618

Christmas Deer & Amazing Winter Scenes by Calvin Hanson 122618

Area Photographer Calvin Hanson shared some of his amazing work to celebrate Christmas. The deer shots were taken at Upper Canada Bird Sanctuary, yesterday and today. The scenes were taken out on Nairne island (there is a causeway from the Bird Sanctuary to the island).  Can’t wait to see the shots Mr. Hanson will get […]

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – FICTION – Joey the Christmas Elf

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – FICTION – Joey the Christmas Elf

One Christmas several years ago, I received a gift of a beautiful Royal Doulton China rose. A little card with this lovely poem was with it: The Legend of the Christmas Rose: Long ago, to Bethlehem, came Kings from far-off lands- Bearing gifts of jewels and gold and myrrh in out-stretched hands. Lowly shepherds, from […]

Cornwall Police Only Disclose 2 Out of 67 Calls for Service 122018

Cornwall Police Only Disclose 2 Out of 67 Calls for Service 122018

CAUSE DISTURBANCE, ASSAULT POLICE, BREACH Cornwall, ON – David Rafter, 27 and Sara Bender, 30, both of Cornwall were arrested on December 18th, 2018. Rafter was charged with cause disturbance and breach of probation, Bender was charged with assault police and breach of probation. On December 18th, 2018 while investigating an unrelated matter it’s alleged […]

Ontario Has Biggest Drop in Fraser Institute Report on Amount Canadians Give to Charity 122018

Ontario Has Biggest Drop in Fraser Institute Report on  Amount Canadians Give to Charity 122018

The Fraser Institute have come out with a report that shows donations to charities across Canada, but especially in Ontario are down over 30% since 2006. Boggling though, right here in Cornwall, this newspaper has over $2,000.00 available in our charity fund. Local business and area people, who aren’t looking for photo ops, have donated […]

Cornwall Police Only Disclose 2 out of 65 Calls for Service 121818

Cornwall Police Only Disclose 2 out of 65 Calls for Service 121818

BREACH Cornwall, ON – Marc Jodoin, 44, of Cornwall was arrested on December 17th, 2018 and charged with breach of probation and breach of conditional sentence order. It is alleged the man breached his probation and conditional sentence order and an investigation ensued. On December 17th, 2018 the man was taken into custody, charged accordingly, […]

Sauve Charged by Police in Cornwall Ontario #CCPS 121318

Sauve Charged by Police in Cornwall Ontario #CCPS 121318

THEFT UNDER $5000, MISCHIEF UNDER $5000 Cornwall, ON – A 13-year-old Cornwall youth was arrested on December 12th, 2018 and charged with theft under $5000 and mischief under $5000. It is alleged on December 5th, 2018 the youth took a laptop from his school without permission. It is further alleged on December 12th, 2018, the […]

Shameful Trial Muzzled by Justice Deborah Kinsella in Cornwall Ontario by Jamie Gilcig 121318

Shameful Trial Muzzled by Justice Deborah Kinsella in Cornwall Ontario by Jamie Gilcig 121318

Cornwall Ontario – Justice Deborah Kinsella, who brought a Judge Judy pencil bag to trial,  gagged a case this writer covered.   Not only did she place a gag order on the plaintiff and defendant.  She put the same order on the witnesses.    While there is a reason to gag elements of a case, to […]

Vampire Lawyer Nicholas Dougan – 4 Month Suspension of Legal License 121218

Vampire Lawyer Nicholas Dougan – 4 Month Suspension of Legal License 121218

Correction: An earlier version of this article incorrectly reported the sentence imposed upon Nicholas Dougan’s plea of guilty to two charges of assault. That error has been corrected in the text below. A short-tempered Ontario lawyer who bit off a chunk of a grieving man’s ear in a 2013 fight, involving racial slurs, spit and […]

Sale of Cornwall Square Highlights Bob Peters Failure @ Economic Development by Jamie Gilcig 121218

Sale of Cornwall Square Highlights Bob Peters Failure @ Economic Development by Jamie Gilcig 121218

Cornwall Ontario –   I’d like those of you that read this that actually care about the arts locally to think about this.  Digest it. Taste it like a fine wine please. The City of Cornwall, led by Mayor Bernadette Clement and “her girls” will spend about the same money this year keeping the Bank of […]