Cornwall Canadian Cancer Society Busy Holiday Season! December 14, 2011

Cornwall Canadian Cancer Society Busy Holiday Season!  December 14, 2011

CFN –   The Candian Cancer Society in Cornwall Ontario has been busy!  Here are some of the latest donations and announcments! On behalf of the Canadian Cancer Society, we would like to thank Survivor Sharon Lavoie for her donation.  Sharon baked gingerbread cookies and created gingerbread houses to raise funds.  Her fellow Lorneville apartment […]

Platinum Pools And Spas Making A Big Splash In Cornwall Ontario – December 13, 2011

Platinum Pools And Spas Making A Big Splash In Cornwall Ontario – December 13, 2011

  CFN – When Mike and Natalie Bedard decided to open a new pool company in Cornwall, they were making an important business decision – and a family decision as well.   The couple had worked at a local pool company for over 10 years, and they had received job offers in other cities after […]

Curator Ian Bowering of Cornwall Community Museum Reacts to Criticism before City Budget Committee – Has Syd Gardiner Been Removed? December 13, 2011

Curator Ian Bowering of Cornwall Community Museum Reacts to Criticism before City Budget Committee – Has Syd Gardiner Been Removed?  December 13, 2011

CFN –  Ian Bowering has been the curator for the Cornwall Community Museum in the Old Woodhouse for 33 years now.     That’s an awfully long time; but some, like City Councilor Syd Gardiner seem to think that it’s time for his funding to be cut and perhaps even send Mr. Bowering off to […]

Running the Sahara Fund Raiser In Cornwall Ontario – December 14th – 6:30 PM

Running the Sahara Fund Raiser In Cornwall Ontario – December 14th – 6:30 PM

CFN – This is nothing short of amazing and will certainly put you in the holiday spirit. . I am hoping that you will help me encourage and empower two amazing young teens from Cornwall.  These two young men, Sam and Cody Chambré, raise money to drill wells in Africa.  This means healthy children and […]

Spirit Tree Yoga – Cornwall Ontario Native Lisa Blanchard Returns to Her Home Town to Open Business – December 12, 2011

Spirit Tree Yoga – Cornwall Ontario Native Lisa Blanchard Returns to Her Home Town to Open Business – December 12, 2011

CFN -After experiencing the “big city” life in Ottawa, Vancouver, Calgary and Dallas, Lisa Blanchard recently returned to her hometown of Cornwall – and she couldn’t be happier.     “I really missed home,” said Ms. Blanchard. “Cornwall has really changed, and I think it’s poised to grow.”      Along with reconnecting with her roots, […]

OP ED – Kevin Parkinson of Cornwall Ontario on Canada US Border Concerns – December 12, 2011

OP ED – Kevin Parkinson of Cornwall Ontario on Canada US Border Concerns – December 12, 2011

I read your post on the Cornwall Free News on the border situation and agree that there are more questions than answers concerning border security, policing and setting precedents. We have known for some time that the North American Union is in the works, is always on the back burner and kept away from the […]

New Lifestyle Studio Empowering People to Renew Themselves Opens in Cornwall Ontario – December 9, 2011

New Lifestyle Studio Empowering People to Renew Themselves Opens in Cornwall Ontario – December 9, 2011

  CFN – Heather Hughes is dedicated to helping people achieve a healthy, balanced lifestyle. It’s a journey she knows first-hand. A car accident in her early twenties left Ms. Hughes with serious injuries. After two surgeries, the Williamstown native emerged mobile, but suffering from chronic pain. It was during her rehabilitation period that Ms. […]

The Harper Government’s Slippery Slope of Canadian Autonomy and National Sovereignty – Cornwall Border Crossing to US Soil

The Harper Government’s Slippery Slope of Canadian Autonomy and National Sovereignty – Cornwall Border Crossing to US Soil

CFN – I’m sure Pierre Trudeau is not happy wherever he is today….   While I didn’t agree with everything he stood for I was always proud of his relationship with the US.  In his memoirs his advice to Brian Mulroney: ” …be friends with the United States– the Canadian people like the Americans – […]

Section Of Waterfront Recreational Path in Cornwall Ontario Temporarily Closed For Bridge Work – December 9, 2011

Section Of Waterfront Recreational Path in Cornwall Ontario Temporarily Closed For Bridge Work – December 9, 2011

  CFN – A section of Cornwall’s waterfront recreational path will be closed to the public during the winter months in order to accommodate the ongoing construction activity for the new low-level bridge.  The temporary closure involves a small section of the recreational path immediately beneath and around the existing bridge. Residents accessing the path […]

City to Come Back with Advertising Report Monday December 12, 7PM at City Hall – Some numbers and thoughts.

City to Come Back with Advertising Report Monday December 12, 7PM at City Hall – Some numbers and thoughts.

CFN – So is the City of Cornwall Ontario using this report to council on advertising as a financial tool to control local media?   It’s an interesting question and one I’ve been fielding now for over a month and I’m sure some of the city officials and council are themselves. Some interesting numbers in […]

Inspire to Action – Gerry Visca’s The BIG Think Lands in Cornwall Ontario!

Inspire to Action – Gerry Visca’s The BIG Think Lands in Cornwall Ontario!

CFN –  The Cornwall Free News is proud to be a non-exclusive and non-predatory Media sponsor for Motivational Speaker Gerry Visca’s return to our fair city!   Mr. Visca was the key note speaker for Biz Fest recently.  He’s going to be holding two sessions with a capacity of 100 and a special Inner Circle […]

Brent Laton Acclaimed Board Chair, Todd Lalonde Elected Vice-Chair at Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario Annual Meeting – December 7, 2011

Brent Laton Acclaimed Board Chair, Todd Lalonde Elected Vice-Chair at Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario Annual Meeting – December 7, 2011

CFN – Mr. Brent Laton, Trustee for Grenville County and Elizabethtown-Kitley Township, has been acclaimed to the position of Chair for the Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario. It will be the first term as Chair for Mr. Laton, who is entering his 9th year as a Catholic School Trustee. Mr. Laton served the Board […]

Letter to the Editor – Shirley Barr of Cornwall Ontario Responds to Standard Freeholder Story about Sculptures to Promote International Peace in Lamoureux Park

Letter to the Editor – Shirley Barr of Cornwall Ontario Responds to Standard Freeholder Story about Sculptures to Promote International Peace in Lamoureux Park

Dear Editor: . Please allow me to comment on the proposal for the installation of sculptures promoting international peace in Lamoureux Park and  to thank you for keeping us informed of the status of this proposal. . I found this article very inspiring because it picks up on a deep desire within our human family […]

Letter to the Editor – C. Klymchuk of Ottawa Ontario on their car being broken into at East Side Marios in Cornwall – December 7, 2011

Letter to the Editor – C. Klymchuk of Ottawa Ontario on their car being broken into at East Side Marios in Cornwall – December 7, 2011I wanted to thank those individuals who broke into our rental van last evening at the East-Side Mario’s Restaurant in Cornwall. It is a good lesson learned for our family and also a reminder for all that regardless of time of year one has to worry about petty car thieves. . I now have a [...]

As promised! Excerpt from Dirty Town Under a Crooked Bridge – December 7, 2011

As promised!  Excerpt from Dirty Town Under a Crooked Bridge – December 7, 2011

CFN –   As some of you know I’ve been working on my second novel; Dirty Town Under a Crooked Bridge.   It’s been an interesting and challenging process.   I had to scrap my first draft and start over from scratch, and am also working on the screenplay as that’s my forte .  (more […]

The Cornwall Free News Announces its new User Comment Policy – PROFANITY WARNING – December 6, 2011

The Cornwall Free News Announces its new User Comment Policy – PROFANITY WARNING – December 6, 2011

CFN –  Wow we had a ton of feedback on our story about Online Anonymity and our future policy regarding comments here on CFN.   It’s been interesting and I think will help our evolution and growth. With nearly 14,000 comments in three years I personally see the impact both positive and negative that your words can […]

1st Annual Health, Holistic & Lifestyle Expo Draws Crowd in Cornwall Ontario – December 6, 2011

1st Annual Health, Holistic & Lifestyle Expo Draws Crowd in Cornwall Ontario – December 6, 2011

CFN – Nancy Galway of Snow Angels Sanctuary must be pooped!  She and her team put on the 1st Annual Health, Holistic & Lifestyle Expo at Trinity Anglican Church in Cornwall Ontario. Over 40 vendors shared their knowledge and products with the public. Lisa Jock shared on how her essential oils worked.   The peppermint […]