#OPP Not Releasing Name of Female Pedestrian Killed on 417 JULY 7, 2017

#OPP Not Releasing Name of Female Pedestrian Killed on 417 JULY 7, 2017

Update – DECEASED PERSON LOCATED ON SHOULDER OF HIGHWAY – PORTION OF HWY 417 CLOSED – Investigation Concluded   (RUSSELL COUNTY, ON) – On July 2, 2017 at approximately 2:30 p.m. officers from the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Russell County detachment responded to a report of a deceased person on the shoulder portion of westbound Highway #417 near mile […]

RUSSELL #OPP Body on Side of 417 – Mile 88 WESTBOUND CLOSED July 2 , 2017

RUSSELL #OPP Body on Side of 417 – Mile 88  WESTBOUND  CLOSED July 2 , 2017

(RUSSELL COUNTY, ON) – On July 2, 2017 at approximately 2:30 p.m. officers from the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Russell County detachment responded to a report of a deceased person on the shoulder portion of westbound Highway #417 near mile marker 88. Upon arriving on scene the officers located human remains. The investigation is continuing with the assistance of the […]

Will you Help Hit Our Subscription Target for CFN before JULY 7, 2017 ?

Will you Help Hit Our Subscription Target for CFN before JULY 7, 2017 ?

Cornwall Ontario – Have you noticed a few more digital ads on CFN?   We want to remove them, but need your help. Like any newspaper, online or in print, we need your help to survive.  Gone are the days of classified ad revenue, and home delivery revenue. Nothing of value is ever truly free. […]

POLL – Do You Want Ugly Low Dollar Condos on Cornwall’s Waterfront? PAC June 23, 2017

POLL – Do You Want Ugly Low Dollar Condos on Cornwall’s Waterfront?  PAC June 23, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – Holy Chem Tanks!   One of the most incompetent councils I’ve witnessed since living in this town is not only seeming desperate as elections start to come closer, but pulling a page out of the Kilger play book and hustling a waterfront scandal on this community. You’d think that the hinky harbor […]

#OPP 1st Degree Murder Warrant for BRIAN QUESNEL – JUNE 11, 2017

#OPP 1st Degree Murder Warrant for BRIAN QUESNEL – JUNE 11, 2017

ARREST WARRANT ISSUED FOR THIRD SUSPECT IN HOMICIDE INVESTIGATION (ORILLIA, ON) – On Sunday June 04, 2017 at approximately 3:50 a.m. the Orillia Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), along with County of Simcoe Paramedic Services (CSPS) and the Orillia Fire Department responded to a report of a shooting at a Franklin Street residence […]

CFN Needs 100 Subscription Donations by Monday 6PM To Avoid New Digital Ads JUNE 10, 2017

CFN Needs 100 Subscription Donations by Monday 6PM To Avoid New Digital Ads JUNE 10, 2017

Your favorite online newspaper needs your support.   In the first 9 days of June we have had over 50,000 unique visitors. We need 100 new subscription donations by Monday June 12th, 2017 at 6PM EST to avoid having new digital ads appear on the site.   It truly is up to you dear viewers! […]

Will You Donate to CFN? It’s Time for Viewers to Step Up – JUNE 8, 2017

Will You Donate to CFN?  It’s Time for Viewers to Step Up – JUNE 8, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – Odds are if you’re reading this it’s not the first time you’ve visited the Cornwall Free News.  It’s not easy running an Independent newspaper in 2017.  It’s even harder in smaller markets. While we like other face challenges in a struggling economy and competing with giants like Google and facebook for digital […]

#OPP Id BENOIT FRANCHE of Hawkesbury as Treadway Fatality JUNE 6, 2017

#OPP Id BENOIT FRANCHE of Hawkesbury as Treadway Fatality JUNE 6, 2017

UPDATE #1 – OPP SEARCH RIVER FOR UNIDENTIFIED MALE Body recovered – Identified   (HAWKESBURY, ON) – On Thursday, June 1, 2017 at approximately 2:10 p.m., officers from Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Russell County Detachment, assisted by the OPP Canine Unit, Emergency Response Team (ERT), OPP Marine Unit, and the Clarence-Rockland Fire Department, responded to […]

Media Sales Reps Wanted – Cornwall Brockville Ottawa CLICK FOR DETAILS June 6, 2017

Media Sales Reps Wanted – Cornwall Brockville Ottawa  CLICK FOR DETAILS June 6, 2017

The Cornwall Free News wants you!   We’re looking for experienced Sales reps that are a fearless and community minded.   We pay the best commission and bonus rates in the region, and will pay for your health care plan after 90 days! Are you independent, love to communicate, and most importantly love to close […]

CFN Viewer Appeal – Yes Virginia, you do have to pay for the news. JUNE 2, 2017

CFN Viewer Appeal – Yes Virginia, you do have to pay for the news. JUNE 2, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – In the olden days…way back in the 90’s, there were three main streams of revenue for newspapers. Subscriptions, where people paid for home delivery.    Then there were classified ads, and finally advertising.   All three were pillars that allowed media to cover the news as best as they could. Certain pressures […]

#OPP Contain Black Bear in Hawkesbury MAY 27, 2017

#OPP Contain Black Bear in Hawkesbury MAY 27, 2017

Roaming black bear contained in Hawkesbury For Information Purposes   (HAWKESBURY, ON) – The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Hawkesbury detachment would like to inform the public that the black bear observed roaming in local communities the past few days, was located and contained on Friday afternoon May 26, 2017 in the Hawkesbury area where it […]

Hawkesbury #OPP 2 Drivers to Hospital After Crash Truck Collision on 417 MAY 17, 2017

Hawkesbury #OPP 2 Drivers to Hospital After Crash Truck Collision on 417 MAY 17, 2017

(Hawkesbury, ON) – On Wednesday May 17th 2017, at approximately 1:04 pm, officers from Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Hawkesbury detachment responded to the scene of a serious motor vehicle collision in the westbound lanes of Highway 417, approximately two kilometers west of the Ontario-Quebec border. The collision occurred when a westbound transport truck collided with […]

FREE GARAGE SALE Listings on The Cornwall Free News MAY 17, 2017

FREE GARAGE SALE Listings on The Cornwall Free News  MAY 17, 2017

Just in time for the season you can now post your free garage sale listing.    It is just for personal use.  There is no charge.  And you don’t have to be from Cornwall to post! All you have to do is post your listing as a comment.  Please use your real email address when […]

Hawkesbury #OPP Offer Description of Body from Ottawa River Near Wendover APRIL 21, 2017

Hawkesbury #OPP Offer Description of Body from Ottawa River Near Wendover APRIL 21, 2017

(WENDOVER, ON) On Tuesday, April 18, 2016 members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Hawkesbury detachment and Forensics Identification Services Unit (FISU) attended a residential river property where unidentified human remains were located in the water, along the shoreline of the Ottawa River, off of Division Road, Wendover ON. The unidentified human remains were determined […]

Hawkesbury #OPP Find Human Remains in Ottawa River APRIL 20, 2017

Hawkesbury #OPP Find Human Remains in Ottawa River APRIL 20, 2017

(WENDOVER, ON) On Tuesday, April 18, 2016 members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Hawkesbury detachment and Forensics Identification Services Unit (FISU) attended a residence where unidentified human remains were located along the shores of the Ottawa River off of Division Road, Wendover ON. The body was removed from the river and transported to Ottawa […]

SD&G #OPP Drug Bust on 417 & Domestic in Chesterville APRIL 6, 2017

SD&G #OPP Drug Bust on 417 & Domestic in Chesterville APRIL 6, 2017

DRUGS SEIZED (North Glengarry/East Hawkesbury) – On April 5, 2017 at approximately 10:25am, Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry (SD&G) Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers observed a vehicle at a property in North Glengarry Township which led to it being intercepted for a traffic violation on Highway 417, East Hawkesbury Township. The stop resulted in the seizure […]

Year Over Year Numbers Up for CFN in February 2017 – HUGE Ad deals!

Year Over Year Numbers Up for CFN in February 2017 – HUGE Ad deals!

Cornwall Ontario – You’ll be seeing some changes on CFN in 2017.  We have columnists starting from all across Canada.   We are spreading our wings as a media outlet.  Instead of a regional outlet we will be working our way to being more of a National platform. Thanks to our many contributors and supporters who […]