Cornwall Ontario Celebrated During Communities in Bloom Awards Ceremony – October 24, 2011

Cornwall Ontario Celebrated During Communities in Bloom Awards Ceremony – October 24, 2011

  CFN – Cornwall’s efforts in beautification, environmental stewardship and community involvement garnered plenty of attention during the 2011 Communities in Bloom Ontario Awards Ceremony in Toronto on Thursday, October 20. The Boys & Girls Club of Cornwall and S, D & G received a Special Mention Award for its new 506 Clubhouse in the […]

25 Year Old Ashley Anastasia Freeman Dies in Single Vehicle Car Crash in Cornwall Ontario – October 24, 2011

25 Year Old Ashley Anastasia Freeman Dies in Single Vehicle Car Crash in Cornwall Ontario – October 24, 2011

CFN – Tragedy struck Cornwall Ontario for the second time early Saturday morning as another single vehicle took a life, this time of Ashley Freeman who was a passenger in the vehicle driven by as yet identified 22 year old driver. Joel Quenneville, 17, died after losing control of his car on October 7 striking […]

Is Cornwall Ontario Ready for its own Business Incubator? October 24, 2011

Is Cornwall Ontario Ready for its own Business Incubator?  October 24, 2011

CFN –   Is it time for a business incubator in Cornwall Ontario?   It’s something I’ve been lobbying for here for over two years; mostly to deaf ears as certain powers that be seem more focused on attracting big box type businesses that actually can hurt downtown cores and city cultures. I call it […]

Transition Cornwall + – Movie Presentation: Powerful: Energy for Everyone – November 2, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

Transition Cornwall + – Movie Presentation:  Powerful: Energy for Everyone – November 2, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

CFN –Can we go from a world powered by fossil fuels and nuclear energy to one powered by renewable energy, and what would happen to us — as individuals and communities — if we tried? Powerful showcases the remarkable achievements and inspiring examples of people and communities pursuing a path of conservation and renewable energy. […]

Couponing with Carine – Finding Deals From Ottawa to Cornwall! October 22, 2011

Couponing with Carine – Finding Deals From Ottawa to Cornwall! October 22, 2011

CFN –Anyone who watches reality television is well aware of the newest craze.  Move over Jackass step aside the Kardasians, because stays at home Middle American mothers are the newest reality television craze.Extreme Couponing is TLC’s newest reality show showing everyday Mom’s pilling there carts with hundred’s (and sometimes Thousands) of dollars of groceries and […]

An Old Building with a new face and a new Future By Ian Brannan – St.Lawrence College Celebrates Renovations of its Cornwall Ontario Campus – October 21, 2011

An Old Building with a new face and a new Future By Ian Brannan – St.Lawrence College Celebrates Renovations of its Cornwall Ontario Campus – October 21, 2011

CFN –Success is usually a word that’s used around the St. Lawrence College campus a lot, but it’s mostly used for students. Today it was a different story, today celebrated the successful renovation of the sixty some year old Moulinette Hall in a project that started a couple years ago. The project is estimated to […]

Letter to the Editor – Harry Valentine things it’s Back to the Future for the Port of Cornwall Ontario – October 21, 2011

Letter to the Editor – Harry Valentine things it’s Back to the Future for the Port of Cornwall Ontario – October 21, 2011

Older generation residents of Cornwall may recall the old days when the city was a bustling river port that included a drydock. New York State proposes to impose new rules that pertain to the ballast water carried aboard ships that sail along the St Lawrence Seaway. After 2012, westbound ships that arrive at the Eisenhower […]

Notes from Abroad by Tabatha Pilon – Hockey & Football fans – differences between Canada and Denmark! October 21, 2011

Notes from Abroad by Tabatha Pilon – Hockey & Football fans – differences between Canada and Denmark! October 21, 2011

CFN   –  One of the things that I had never thought possible to see would be a sport fanatic more crazy than our hockey fans, but here in Denmark, “football” (or soccer in Canada) is a huge sport. I had the opportunity to sit down with my family and watch a game this week: […]

An Anonymous Ode to Jamie Hubley and the evils of Homophobia & Bullying – October 21, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

An Anonymous Ode to Jamie Hubley and the evils of Homophobia & Bullying – October 21, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

CFN –   The following submission was submitted to us on the grounds that we would not disclose the name of its author.  Even in this day and age old fears linger.   Is this the society we truly want for ourselves and our children? . The tragic death of 15-year-old Jamie Hubley of Ottawa […]

CFIB Communities in BOOM report ranks Cornwall Ontario 98 out of 100. City & Chamber Protest – Editorial by Jamie Gilcig – October 20, 2011

CFIB Communities in BOOM report ranks Cornwall Ontario 98 out of 100.   City & Chamber Protest – Editorial by Jamie Gilcig – October 20, 2011

CFN –   For the second year in a row politicians and mavens in Cornwall Ontario are up in arms about their rating in the CFIB’s Communities in BOOM report which measures the Entrepreneurial environment of cities across Canada. From the CFIB: Ted Mallett, Vice-President & Chief Economist Queenie Wong, Senior Research Analyst Entrepreneurs create more than […]

Seaway Roller Derby Girls Release First Poster! Group keeps growing in Cornwall Ontario – October 19, 2011

Seaway Roller Derby Girls Release First Poster!   Group keeps growing in Cornwall Ontario – October 19, 2011

CFN – The Seaway Roller Derby Girls have released their first poster!   If you want more info on joining call Amy Brown at 613 677 9358! The group is now practicing and honing their skills and craft. For more about the group you can click the links below to some of our earlier stories […]

I’m to be charged by police with Disturbing the Police on Thursday October 20, 2011 in Cornwall Ontario!

I’m to be charged by police with Disturbing the Police on Thursday October 20, 2011 in Cornwall Ontario!

CFN –  Thursday October 20, 2011 I’m going to be charged with…. Disturbing the Peace!    That’s right an officer of the law will be picking me up and putting me in the slammer until you folks come to my rescue and bail me out! It’s all for a good cause as I’ll be participating […]

Special Skyscraper Banner Ad Offer to Cornwall & Area Chamber of Commerce Members! – October 18, 2011

Special Skyscraper Banner Ad Offer to Cornwall & Area Chamber of Commerce Members! – October 18, 2011

CFN –  When you want to promote your business, service, event, or message you want the biggest BANG and value for your dollar!  The Cornwall Free News is proud to present our double wide Skyscraper banner ad on all of our inside pages! And now to welcome our latest offering we’re making Cornwall & Area […]

Dinner with Gerry Visca. Key Note Biz Fest Speaker in Cornwall Ontario Passionate About His Message – October 17, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

Dinner with Gerry Visca.   Key Note Biz Fest Speaker in Cornwall Ontario Passionate About His Message – October 17, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

CFN  – It’s been a crazy week and it’s only Monday!    I stopped by the VIP dinner here in Cornwall where Key note speaker of Biz Fest, Gerry Visca, shared some of his vision and worked the crowd. Mr. Visca is a moving speaker; very slick and passionate about his message.  He’s written books […]

PAL People’s Alternative Life Skills – Spaghetti Fund Raiser – Friday October 21, 2011 Knights of Columbus Hall – Cornwall Ontario

PAL People’s Alternative Life Skills – Spaghetti Fund Raiser – Friday October 21, 2011 Knights of Columbus Hall – Cornwall Ontario

CFN – PAL (People`s Alternative Life Skills) will be holding its annual spaghetti supper fundraiser on Friday, October 21, 2011 from 4:30 to 7:30 at the Knigths of Columbus  Hall, Amelia Street Cornwall.  For information you may call 613-933-6924.   Le programme Choix Alternatif est un organisme à but non lucratif, administré par des volontaires […]

Agape Centre in Cornwall Ontario Kicks Off it’s Annual Snow Suit Fund! October 17, 2011

Agape Centre in Cornwall Ontario Kicks Off it’s Annual Snow Suit Fund! October 17, 2011

CFN – The Snowsuit Fund is kicking of its 2011 campaign with its annual Auction & “Just Desserts” Fundraiser Nov 4th at the Best Western Conference Centre. Giving children the right clothing to enjoy the winter makes a big difference in their lives. There may not be a drop of snow on the ground, but there’s no […]

OPG & SDG Historical Society host Cultural Talks on War of 1812 – October 22, 2011

OPG & SDG Historical Society host Cultural Talks on War of 1812 – October 22, 2011

CFN – OPG and the Stormont Dundas and Glengarry Historical Society announce a new series of Cultural Talks at the St. Lawrence Power Development Visitor Centre.  The first in the series is as follows: Date:  October 22, 2011 Time: 2:00 pm Topic: Ontario is getting ready, aye ready, to revisit the War of 1812 Speaker: Allan Macdonell, the […]

We profile Milena Cardinal of Cardinal Law Office in Cornwall Ontario – October 14, 2011

We profile Milena Cardinal of Cardinal Law Office in Cornwall Ontario – October 14, 2011

CFN  – We profile Cornwall’s newest Criminal lawyer, Milena Cardinal of Cardinal Law Office. Ms Cardinal, who grew up in Quebec, articled in Cornwall Ontario and decided to open her practice here after enjoying her stay in our community. Ms Cardinal on Cornwall. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=toUc5DVwqkM We sat down and talked a bit about criminal law and […]