New Woody Allen film, Midnight in Paris opens at Port Theatre in Cornwall Ontario Friday July 22, 2011

New Woody Allen film, Midnight in Paris opens at Port Theatre in Cornwall Ontario Friday July 22, 2011

Cornwall ON –   Starting Friday July 22 The Port Theatre in Cornwall Ontario is playing Midnight in Paris; the highest grossing Woody Allen film in history.    To check out the buzz and be able to watch a movie without wearing 3D glasses head down 132 Montreal Road! The Trailer httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I99slAjca5Y The flick stars […]

What went wrong with 2011 Kinsman Cornwall Lift Off ? – Editorial by Jamie Gilcig – July 20, 2011

What went wrong with 2011 Kinsman Cornwall Lift Off ? – Editorial by Jamie Gilcig – July 20, 2011

Cornwall ON –   So now that the 2011 Kinsman Cornwall Lift Off festivities are over it’s time to do a recap.    As many of you have either heard or read we covered the issue of predatory radio practices by Corus radio for publicly funded events in our region a few weeks ago.  LINK  […]

Cornwall Ontario Offers Free Public Swimming During Heat Wave Warning – July 20-22, 2011

Cornwall Ontario Offers Free Public Swimming During Heat Wave Warning – July 20-22, 2011

Cornwall ON –   In light of the hot and humid weather being forecast for the next few days, the City of Cornwall is offering free swims at its outdoor pools on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday evening from 6 pm to 8 pm. “This will provide residents with the opportunity to cool down a bit before […]

Letter to the Editor – Earle Macpherson of Cornwall Ontario on Dogs and Pedestrians on the Bike Paths – July 20, 2011

Letter to the Editor – Earle Macpherson of Cornwall Ontario on Dogs and Pedestrians on the Bike Paths – July 20, 2011

To The Editors  And City councillors My wife and I have recently purchased e-bikes (power-assisted bicycles). We have traveled the waterfront bike trails for many years and this year being no exception regarding the many people walking dogs without leashes,people walking two and three abreast,bikes riding two abreast taking both east and west lanes. People […]

The Dead Zone Concert review by Dominic Bisonette – July 20, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

The Dead Zone Concert review by Dominic Bisonette – July 20, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

Cornwall ON – On june 24th I found myself at Babylon’s in Ottawa waiting for a band to walk on stage. At approximately 9:25pm when The Dead Zone was done their first song, I had fallen in love with punk again.   The 2 opening bands, Black Market Candy and Fore Stroke warmed up the waiting […]

Peggy Ware Retires after 22 Years with the Canadian Cancer Society & $1000 Donation – Cornwall Ontario – July 19, 2011

Peggy Ware Retires after 22 Years with the Canadian Cancer Society & $1000 Donation – Cornwall Ontario – July 19, 2011

  Cornwall ON – We recieved this from Sharyn Duffey of the local branch of the Canadian Cancer Society. We recently celebrated a retirement; Peggy Ware retired after 22 years with the Canadian Cancer Society.  We also celebrated with the “Celebrating Youth Award” which was presented to Andre Theoret an office volunteer who also spent […]

John Lister of Fingerman Studios sends in Some Wind Storm Photos of Cornwall Ontario – July 18, 2011

John Lister of Fingerman Studios sends in Some Wind Storm Photos of Cornwall Ontario – July 18, 2011

Cornwall ON-   John Lister of Fingerman Studios sent in these pics of storm damage in Cornwall Ontario.   These two pictures were from the Murray Hill Motel on Vincent Massey Drive.  If you see news happen email in your photo or video to info@cornwallfreenews.com and we’ll credit you in the story as we’re doing […]

Le Centre culturel de Cornwall embauche deux étudiants pour l’été – Nouvelles en Français avec David Grégoire

Le Centre culturel de Cornwall embauche deux étudiants pour l’été – Nouvelles en Français avec David Grégoire

  Grâce à deux subventions du provincial et du fédéral, le Centre culturel de Cornwall a pris la belle initiative d’encourager les jeunes en embauchant deux étudiants pour l’été. Il s’agit de Christine Paquette, 29 ans, et Nicolas Marineau, 15 ans, tous deux de Cornwall.   Christine Paquette est Agente de projet junior à temps […]

Cornwall Ontario Game Makers Starting To Play! Incubator Has Great Hopes! July 16, 2011

Cornwall Ontario Game Makers Starting To Play!   Incubator Has Great Hopes!  July 16, 2011

Cornwall ON –  Some amazing stuff is sprouting in the Cornwall Ontario area and Kristine Pickens from the Cornwall Game Makers sent in the following.   “Video games have an interesting history. From the time of their invention in the 1940’s there was a lot of controversy over the assumed role they played – pun […]

Your City Hall Bulletin for Cornwall Ontario for Friday July 15, 2011

Your City Hall Bulletin for Cornwall Ontario for Friday July 15, 2011

Here is your City of Cornwall Ontario Bulletin for July 15, 2011   Click the Bulletin to blow up to full size!  Click the X on the bottom right corner to blow up even larger! For complete information on City Programs and Services visit Cornwall Ontario at www.Cornwall.ca Check out Cornwall Ontario on Facebook too!   […]

Cornwall Ontario Author Roy Berger Releases New Novel on Amazon Kindle – 2012: Rabbits and the Happy Apocalypse on Shortwave Radio – July 15, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

Cornwall Ontario Author Roy Berger Releases New Novel on Amazon Kindle – 2012:  Rabbits and the Happy Apocalypse on Shortwave Radio – July 15, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

Cornwall ON-   It’s exciting whenever a new book or piece of art is created in Cornwall Ontario and local author Roy Berger has just released his latest opus; 2012 : Rabbits and the Happy Apocalypse on Shortwave Radio via Amazon Kindle!  You can click the book cover above to go to the Amazon Kindle […]

Controversial Wheel Chair Claim response from City of Cornwall Ontario – “Building Permit Application Never Submitted to City” July 15, 2011

Controversial Wheel Chair Claim response from City of Cornwall Ontario – “Building Permit Application Never Submitted to City” July 15, 2011

Cornwall ON-   A front-page story in the Thursday, July 14 edition of the Standard-Freeholder portrayed a situation where a city resident has been waiting for three weeks for the City to issue a building permit for the construction of a wheelchair access ramp. As of this morning, the City has yet to receive a building permit application for […]

MPP Jim Brownell’s 7th Annual Golf Tournament at Summerheights Golf Club – Friday August 5th, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

MPP Jim Brownell’s 7th Annual Golf Tournament at Summerheights Golf Club – Friday August 5th, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

Cornwall ON – Jim Brownell, MPP for Stormont, Dundas and South Glengarry is hosting his 7th Annual Golf Tournament on Friday, August 5th at Summerheights Golf Links. This tournament will be accepting 125 participants (first come first serve) for the golf and steak dinner. It is a wonderful opportunity to help the Party which has […]

Balloon Over Ottawa Makes Resident Winsome for 2011 Kinsman Cornwall Lift Off – July 15, 2011

Balloon Over Ottawa Makes Resident Winsome for 2011 Kinsman Cornwall Lift Off – July 15, 2011

Ottawa ON –  A viewer from Ottawa sent in this photo he took from his apartment Thursday afternoon as he was feeling homesick for Lift Off in Cornwall Ontario and was wondering if perhaps the winds took one of the balloons on a ride! The skies over Cornwall, Akwesasne and the area were filled with hot air […]

Obituary – Ray Lorne Shaver in his Eightieth Year – July 12, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

Obituary – Ray Lorne Shaver in his Eightieth Year – July 12, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

Shaver, Ray Lorne . Peacefully at the Cornwall Community Hospital, McConnell Site, on Tuesday, July 12, 2011 Ray Lorne Shaver of Cornwall in his 80th year. . Beloved husband of Deborah Shaver. . Loving father of Jeremiah of Ottawa, Rayanne (Dwayne) Scott of Cambridge, Emily (Kiel Bortolotti) Shaver of Ottawa and Zachary (Nicole) of Sudbury. […]

2011 : 15e édition du Festival de montgolfières Kismen de Cornwall – Nouvelles en Français avec David Grégoire

2011 : 15e édition du Festival de montgolfières Kismen de Cornwall –  Nouvelles en Français avec David Grégoire

Cornwall ON – C’est aujourd’hui que commence l’évènement le plus attendu de l’année, le Festival de montgolfières Kismen de Cornwall, au parc Lamoureux, à Cornwall. Quatre jours de musique endiablée, d’activités enivrantes et bien-sûr des envolées en montgolfière à travers 25 différentes montgolfières! 50 000 visiteurs sont attendus cette année!   « Chaque année, nous nous efforçons […]

Mélanie Brûlée D’Amour on Life, Love, Living the Dream, and Playing Cornwall Kinsmen Lift Off Saturday July 16, 2011 in Lamoureux Park!

Mélanie Brûlée D’Amour on Life, Love, Living the Dream, and Playing Cornwall Kinsmen Lift Off Saturday July 16, 2011 in Lamoureux Park!

Cornwall ON –  Music is always changing; evolving and flowing through.    I caught up with Mélanie Brûlée D’Amour and talked to her about her evolution after the change from being Melanie MacDonald of The General Electryk to her now being on her alone and how she’s changing and experiencing it musically. I caught up with […]