New Photo ID Card Now Available in Ontario – July 27, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

New Photo ID Card Now Available in Ontario – July 27, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

Cornwall ON – People in the Stormont -Dundas- South Glengarry area can apply for Ontario’s new photo identification card.  The new government-issued ID is available at 21 Service Ontario locations across the province, including Cornwall.  It will be available at all locations by 2012.  This secure card will make it easier for people aged 16 years […]

Is it Time for Our Youth to Start Guiding Our City into the Future? Letter to the Editor from Mike Bedard – July 26, 2011

Is it Time for Our Youth to Start Guiding Our City into the Future? Letter to the Editor from Mike Bedard – July 26, 2011

Our youthful populace needs a better platform and wider range of representatives to report to Council.  In 2004, the City of Cornwall endorsed the CYAC/ COCOJECO and stated that “The city recognized that its greatest resources lie with its youth.”  However, the need to reorganize and provide the city’s youth with an organization that can […]

Mélanie Brûlée D’Amour Live on the Patio at Eight Zero Zero in Cornwall Ontario! New Table d’ Hote Wednesday July 27, 2011

Mélanie Brûlée D’Amour Live on the Patio at Eight Zero Zero in Cornwall Ontario!  New Table d’ Hote Wednesday July 27, 2011

Cornwall ON – It’s summertime and the patios are filling up with people having a great time and catching the best of the local music scene.  Wednesday night you can catch Mélanie Brûlée D’Amour (formerly of the General Electryk) playing at Eight Zero Zero at the corner of Cumberland and 9th in Cornwall Ontario. Ms D’Amour […]

Cornwall Free News Hosts a Video All Candidates Debate for SD&G – Post Your Question before July 28th!

Cornwall Free News Hosts a Video All Candidates Debate for SD&G – Post Your Question before July 28th!

  Cornwall ON – Thursday July 28 we will be hosting an All Candidates debate for the upcoming Provincial election for SD&G Ontario at the Best Western Plus Parkway Inn and Conference Centre in Cornwall Ontario.   The debate will be video taped for broadcast in its entirety here on The Cornwall Free News. You […]

$1,000 Centennial Community Grant from Union Gas awarded to the Children’s Aid Society of the United Counties of Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry to support the Society’s Camp Fund – July 24, 2011

$1,000 Centennial Community Grant from Union Gas awarded to the Children’s Aid Society of the United Counties of Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry to support the Society’s Camp Fund – July 24, 2011

Cornwall ON – The Children’s Aid Society of the United Counties of Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry has been awarded a $1,000 Centennial Community Grant from Union Gas to support the Society’s CampFund. This year the Society was able to send 83 children to camp. The children for whom the Society is raising funds are not […]

Lib Candidate Mark A MacDonald Rebuts PC Claims on Small Business in Cornwall Ontario – July 23, 2011

Lib Candidate Mark A MacDonald Rebuts PC Claims on Small Business in Cornwall Ontario – July 23, 2011

Cornwall ON –  We just received the following from Mark A MacDonald; Liberal Candidate for SD&G Ontario in the upcoming Ontario Provincial election. MCDONELL NOT BEING HONEST WITH SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS OR ONTARIANS The PCs Have a Clear Record Opposing Small Business Tax Cuts Yesterday, Jim McDonell was caught in another dishonest misrepresentation of the […]

It’s Hot Enough to Fry a Monkey’s Bottom – Environment Canada Updates Severe Weather Warning for Thursday July 21, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario Area

It’s Hot Enough to Fry a Monkey’s Bottom – Environment Canada Updates Severe Weather Warning for Thursday July 21, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario Area

CFN – ENVIRONMENT CANADA HAS UPDATED A SEVERE WEATHER BULLETIN FOR SOUTHERN ONTARIO AT 10:55 AM EDT THURSDAY 21 JULY 2011. A WEATHER WARNING IS ISSUED FOR MORRISBURG – LONG SAULT CORNWALL – LANCASTER WINCHESTER – NEWINGTON AND MAXVILLE – ALEXANDRIA. EXTREME TEMPERATURES AND HUMIDEX VALUES EXPECTED TODAY. WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE FAVOURABLE FOR THE DEVELOPMENT […]

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 […]