Notes from Abroad by Tabatha Pilon in Denmark – Halloween Denmark Style! November 11, 2011

Notes from Abroad by Tabatha Pilon in Denmark – Halloween Denmark Style!  November 11, 2011

CFN – Once again, I have found a holiday that I have taken for granted: Halloween.  Although it may not technically be known as a “holiday” per se, it has always been a great day of fun and laughter that I have missed out on this year. In Denmark, Halloween is more of a “young” child’s […]

Some of the Poop on the Pilon vs Cornwall Case, Robert Menagh, Paul Fitzpatrick and the City of Cornwall Axing our Advertising with them because of Anonymous Comments

Some of the Poop on the Pilon vs Cornwall Case, Robert Menagh, Paul Fitzpatrick and the City of Cornwall Axing our Advertising with them because of Anonymous Comments

CFN – In the aftermath of the stories tarring Cornwall Ontario Staffing honcho Robert Menagh, a lot of discussin’ has been taking place.   It’s grist for the Timmy’s crowd and why not?   Tall, rugged, a lawyer,  highly paid by Cornwall standards; there’s plenty to throw bricks at in a town that loves to throw […]

Seaway Roller Derby Girls in Cornwall Ontario move into new digs and official updates! November 8, 2011

Seaway Roller Derby Girls in Cornwall Ontario move into new digs and official updates!  November 8, 2011

CFN –   The Seaway Roller Derby Girls are now official!   The group also moved from the basement of the former Strip club to the gym of a local church after having difficulty getting local schools to let them lease their gyms and the city not having a space available for them to rent. […]

Truffles Burger Bar Closer to Opening in Downtown Cornwall Ontario – November 6, 2011

Truffles Burger Bar Closer to Opening in Downtown Cornwall Ontario – November 6, 2011

CFN – Not a week goes by when we don’t get asked about when the new Truffles Burger Bistro will return to Cornwall.   The restaurant was a lighting hit in the downtown core of Cornwall Ontario before it tragically caught fire.   The new Truffles boasts a much larger kitchen, much larger seating capacity […]

Cornwall Ontario DBIA Home for the Holidays Christmas House Tour 2011 in sponsored by Scotiabank & Remax – Wednesday Nov 30th, 2011

Cornwall Ontario DBIA Home for the Holidays Christmas House Tour 2011 in sponsored by Scotiabank & Remax – Wednesday Nov 30th, 2011

The Downtown Cornwall Business Improvement Area is once again hosting the Home for the Holidays Christmas House Tour.  The tour will take place on Wednesday, November 30 from 5:00 to 9:00 pm.  Tickets are $34 (includes HST) and are now on sale at Life’s Little Pleasures, Re/Max, Scotiabank, Cornwall branch, Auld Kirktown, The Picket Fence […]

Men’s Group Formed To Address Violence Against Women And Children in Cornwall Ontario – November 4, 2011

Men’s Group Formed To Address Violence Against Women And Children in Cornwall Ontario – November 4, 2011

  CFN – A group of men from Cornwall have joined together to work towards eliminating violence against women and children in the community.  The Building Better Men Group was officially unveiled on Friday, November 4th during a gathering at City Hall.  Among other things, the new Group will work to raise awareness of violence […]

Old Boys Club Gets New Lease on Life as Latour Wealth Management Purchases Iconic Building in Cornwall Ontario- November 4, 2011

Old Boys Club Gets New Lease on Life as Latour Wealth Management Purchases Iconic Building in Cornwall Ontario- November 4, 2011

  CFN – Long Sault resident and president of Team Cornwall, Gilles Latour is helping breathe new life into one of Cornwall’s more distinguished addresses. Mr. Latour, purchased the century-old, two-storey, red-brick building at 42 Second Street East earlier this year.    “This building has a lot of history yet it is also perfectly suited for the […]

Notes from Abroad by Tabatha Pilon in Denmark – The 4 D’s & 7 B’s of Being an Exchange Student. November 3, 2011

Notes from Abroad by Tabatha Pilon in Denmark – The 4 D’s & 7 B’s of Being an Exchange Student.  November 3, 2011

CFN –As an exchange student, I am constantly reminded of the rules: “The 4 D’s”.    No Drinking; No Driving; No Drugs; And No Dating.   More importantly, I am reminded of the 7 Be’s.   BE a Person of Action BE Curious BE Purposeful BE Grateful BE Respectful BE Accountable BE of Service  And the […]

Crime Awareness Week in Ontario – Message from the Cornwall Ontario Community Police Service – November 6-12, 2011

Crime Awareness Week in Ontario – Message from the Cornwall Ontario Community Police Service – November 6-12, 2011CFN -November 6th to the 12th has been designated as Crime Prevention Week in Ontario.   This special week reminds us that our local police officers are working to ensure the community has a safer tomorrow.  This year’s theme “Innovation and technology” will enhance our joint efforts to create safer and stronger communities in Ontario by [...]

2012 Rabbits and the Happy Apocalypse on Shortwave Radio – Book Review by Lorna Foreman – November 1, 2011

2012 Rabbits and the Happy Apocalypse on Shortwave Radio – Book Review by Lorna Foreman – November 1, 2011

CFN – Who would not want to read a book with the title “2012 Rabbits and the Happy Apocalypse on Shortwave Radio”.  It certainly intrigued me. Author, Roy Berger, takes what could have been just another ‘end of the world’ theme and turns it into an interesting and socially relevant voyage for the main character, Stanley Brown, as […]

Summation of the Ethier vs Cornwall Police Hearings Drag on for Second Day – Does $300K in Taxpayer Dollars Make any Sense? Editorial by Jamie Gilcig – October 31, 2011

Summation of the Ethier vs Cornwall Police Hearings Drag on for Second Day – Does $300K in Taxpayer Dollars Make any Sense? Editorial by Jamie Gilcig – October 31, 2011

CFN –   I spent a day of my life today at a hearing. It was summations for charges laid on two of Cornwall’s finest by Edgar Ethier over allegations that he was roughed up after being charged with impaired driving. Sergeants Scott Coulter and Troy St. Germain were in court along with Mr. St. […]

Cornwall Ontario City Councilor Maurice Dupelle Working hard on his Youth Advisory Committee – Spooky Teen Swim at Aquatic Centre – October 30, 2011

Cornwall Ontario City Councilor Maurice Dupelle Working hard on his Youth Advisory Committee –  Spooky Teen Swim at Aquatic Centre – October 30, 2011

  CFN – Cornwall City Councilor rookie Maurice Dupelle was busy this weekend as Teens from his youth advisory board enjoyed from 9pm – 10pm, full access to the pool at the aquatic center, and were treated to aqua zumba and a game of under water hockey. From 10pm -11pm in the foyer of the […]

Local Authors Launch The Perfect Mix by Reg Coffey – 30 October 2011

Local Authors Launch The Perfect Mix by Reg Coffey – 30 October 2011

CFN – As advertised earlier this week we finally launched our collaborative book of short stories, The Perfect Mix. Our publisher, local do-it-yourselfer Dean Swift, held the party at his residence and even bought a cake to celebrate. Dean is not just a publisher but an author in his own rights and a shipbuilder. He is the […]

Cornwall Ontario Real Estate Agent Breaks Record for Residential Home Sale ! Jacques Perreault of Remax – October 29, 2011

Cornwall Ontario Real Estate Agent Breaks Record for Residential Home Sale !  Jacques Perreault of Remax – October 29, 2011

CFN – The Cornwall and District  Real Estate Board saw a record established when Remax Cornwall Realty agent Jacques Perreault .   The estate was listed for $2.2 million dollars and Mr. Perreault sat down and chatted with me about his record sale. We talked about what makes a good agent and some of the qualities […]

Scary Vampire Tour at Cornwall Ontario Jail this Halloween Weekend – October 28-30, 2011 HD VIDEO (Scare warning!)

Scary Vampire Tour at Cornwall Ontario Jail this Halloween Weekend – October 28-30, 2011  HD VIDEO (Scare warning!)

CFN – Scary stuff tonight and this weekend at the Cornwall Jail!   It’s their Halloween Vampire tour!  Scary stuff as you’ll see from the video below. I toured the jail with Penny Rudderham of the The Seaway Roller Derby Girls who were lending a hand and having a blast!  Please note that this video […]

Cornwall Regional Art Gallery to hold Improv and Burlesque Nights – October 28, 2011

Cornwall Regional Art Gallery to hold Improv and Burlesque Nights – October 28, 2011

CFN –    The Cornwall Regional Art Gallery has put out the following release: Making a call out to all you zany characters!  If you like to improvise you must come out to our open IMPROV NIGHTS at the gallery!  Our first one will be next Wednesday, November 2 at 7:00pm- 9pm(or until the fun stops!)  Our […]