BREAKING South Glengarry Fires CAO Bryan Brown JAN 22, 2019

BREAKING South Glengarry Fires CAO Bryan Brown JAN 22, 2019

South Glengarry Mayor Frank Prevost confirmed to CFN that CAO Bryan Brown was terminated. Mayor Prevost stated that the township wanted to go in a new direction. No interim CAO was appointed as there are rumblings that this will not be the only Township manger to get the axe. Sources said that it was Prevost […]

Cornwall Elementary Schools Fail – Only 4 in Top 50% for Province FRASER REPORT 2019

Cornwall Elementary Schools Fail – Only 4 in Top 50% for Province FRASER REPORT 2019

Apparently if you want a good education in Cornwall you need to attend a francophone Catholic school according to the report from the Fraser Institute. What appears when you peruse the numbers is that Cornwall has a higher percentage of special needs students and a higher number of students who scored below average on tests. […]

BIGGEST STORM of 2019 to Hit Cornwall Ontario ALERT Jan 19, 2019

BIGGEST STORM of 2019 to Hit Cornwall Ontario ALERT Jan 19, 2019

Nobody should be surprised as predictions of this storm have started mid week, but it’s starting to blow and it’s a rare mix of very cold temperatures and heavy snowfall with as many as 30cm predicted in some regions of Eastern Ontario. Here in Downtown Cornwall it’s -22c at CFN Headquarters as of 3:34 PM. […]

#OPP Report Shotguns Drugs & Domestic Assaults in SD&G 011719

#OPP Report Shotguns Drugs & Domestic Assaults in SD&G  011719

WARRANT EXECUTED -WEAPONS SEIZED (SOUTH DUNDAS, ON) On January 16, 2019, members of the SD&G OPP Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU), Tactical Rescue Unit (TRU) and Emergency Response Team (ERT) executed a Search Warrant at a property on Rowena Road, South Dundas Township. This resulted in the seizure of several weapons (shotgun). Marc MARTIN (26) […]

UGLY SNOW ALERT – Storm Landing in Cornwall Ontario Area WILL UPDATE 011619

UGLY SNOW ALERT – Storm Landing in Cornwall Ontario Area WILL UPDATE 011619

Cornwall Ontario – The biggest storm so far of the Winter is coming to the River City area! Expect to see some snow over the next five days with the big dumps coming this weekend! What’s rare is that temps will be plunging during the heavy falling of white stuff on the weekend. Right now […]

16 yr old Dollard-Des-Ormeaux Speeder Nabbed by SD&G OPP – 011119

16 yr old Dollard-Des-Ormeaux Speeder Nabbed by SD&G OPP – 011119

IMPAIRED DRIVER (SOUTH DUNDAS, ON) – On January 09, 2019 at approximately 10:07am, Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry (SD&G) Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers responded to report of a single vehicle collision on County Road 8 in South Dundas Township. The investigation revealed that the adult female driver was under the influence of alcohol. Courtney CASSELMAN […]

#OPP Report Hwy 138 BLOCKED will Update JAN 4 2019

#OPP Report Hwy 138 BLOCKED will Update JAN 4 2019

The OPP just released a blockage on Highway 138 near Highway 43. We will update when it’s reopened. ROAD CLOSURE: #Hwy138 between County Rd 43 and County Rd 18 #Monkland – Road closed for vehicle removal. ^jt — OPPCommunicationsER (@OPP_COMM_ER) January 4, 2019 If you see news happen email us your video or photos to […]

SD&G #OPP Round Up for January 2, 2019

SD&G #OPP Round Up for January 2, 2019

SD&G OPP NEWS (STORMONT, DUNDAS & GLENGARRY, ON) – The SD&G Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are investigating several incidents after responding to 78 calls for service from Monday December 31, 2018 to Wednesday January 2, 2019. Among these occurrences, SD&G OPP responded to: –             8 Motor Vehicle collisions –             7 calls for Police assistance […]

CFN Pre 10th Anniversary Banner Sale! $9.99 for January 2019!

CFN Pre 10th Anniversary Banner Sale! $9.99 for January 2019!

It’s not everyday a business in Cornwall celebrates its 10th Anniversary! CFN has decided to do so by offering a heavily discounted banner ad deal for the Month of January 2019! E Interac us your payment to info@cornwallfreenews.com as well as emailing us your 300×250 (or smaller) ad banner and hyperlink. It’s that easy. Space […]

CFN New Year’s Eve FREEZING RAIN Alert for the Cornwall Ontario Region

CFN New Year’s Eve FREEZING RAIN Alert for the Cornwall Ontario Region

A FREEZING RAIN alert for New Year’s eve may be putting a damper on the River City and for those who have to drive tonight. Temps are hovering around the scary area where as little as one degree can be the difference between harmless wet stuff or killer freezing rain. If you can stay off […]

Busy SD&G #OPP Christmas Break Round Up 122818

Busy SD&G #OPP Christmas Break Round Up 122818

(STORMONT, DUNDAS & GLENGARRY, ON) – The SD&G Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are investigating several incidents after responding to 195 calls for service from Monday December 24, 2018 to Friday December 28, 2018. Among these occurrences, SD&G OPP responded to: –             21 Motor Vehicle collisions –             19 calls for Police assistance –             14 – 911 […]

#OPP Report Armed Robbery on Summerset Acres & Cty Rd 2 in S Glengarry 122818

#OPP Report Armed Robbery on Summerset Acres & Cty Rd 2 in S Glengarry 122818

ARMED ROBBERY (SOUTH GLENGARRY, ON) – On December 27, 2018 at approximately 13:43Pm, Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry (SD&G) Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers, responded to a report of an armed robbery at Summerset Acres Rd and County Rd 2, South Glengarry Township. Investigation indicated one male suspect approached the victim, brandished an edge weapon and […]

FREEZING RAIN ALERT for the Cornwall Ontario Area Starting Thursday Night 122718

FREEZING RAIN ALERT for the Cornwall Ontario Area Starting Thursday Night 122718

Cornwall Ontario – The River City is waking up to -20c temps as this short cold snap is about to come to an end as a warm pressure system cruises through our region bringing freezing rain, and other yucky precipitation which will turn into actual rain starting tonight and into Friday. We expect a high […]

Christmas Deer & Amazing Winter Scenes by Calvin Hanson 122618

Christmas Deer & Amazing Winter Scenes by Calvin Hanson 122618

Area Photographer Calvin Hanson shared some of his amazing work to celebrate Christmas. The deer shots were taken at Upper Canada Bird Sanctuary, yesterday and today. The scenes were taken out on Nairne island (there is a causeway from the Bird Sanctuary to the island).  Can’t wait to see the shots Mr. Hanson will get […]

Fraser Institute Reports Ontario’s health-care wait times no longer shortest in Canada

Fraser Institute Reports Ontario’s health-care wait times no longer shortest in Canada

Ontario can no longer claim the shortest median wait time for medically necessary treatment in Canada, with patients in the province waiting an estimated 15.7 weeks (on average) in 2018, finds a new study released today by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian public policy think-tank. Saskatchewan’s wait time of 15.4 weeks is the […]

SD&G #OPP Round Up for Monday December 10, 2018

SD&G #OPP Round Up for Monday December 10, 2018

CHARGES LAID RELATING TO THEFTS (SOUTH DUNDAS, ON) – On December 2, 2018, Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry Ontario Provincial Police officers responded to a report of a theft on County Road 2 in South Dundas Township. Investigation indicated that culprit(s) entered a store (Canadian Tire) and removed various items. On December 7, 2018 members of SD&G […]

SD&G #OPP Round Up for Friday December 7, 2018

SD&G #OPP Round Up for Friday December 7, 2018

MULTIPLE CHARGES AT TRAFFIC STOP (NORTH GLENGARRY, ON) – On December 4, 2018 at approximately 9:03pm, a Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry (SD&G) Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officer intercepted a vehicle while conducting traffic enforcement on Highway 417, North Glengarry Township. The stop resulted in the male driver providing a false identity. Further investigation revealed the male was […]

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