Freezing Rain Alert CANCELS SCHOOL BUSES in Cornwall Area NOV 29, 2016

Freezing Rain Alert CANCELS SCHOOL BUSES in Cornwall Area NOV 29, 2016

CORNWALL ONTARIO – Freezing rain alerts have cancelled area school buses this Tuesday.  Temps will be rising to near 10c by afternoon.   Over 20mm of rain are expected to fall Wednesday as temperatures remain seasonally warm until the weekend.   Warnings 6:14 AM EST Tuesday 29 November 2016 Freezing rain warning in effect for: Cornwall […]

ALL SCHOOL BUSES CANCELLED As Snow Continues in Cornwall Area NOV 21, 2016 ALERT

ALL SCHOOL BUSES CANCELLED As Snow Continues in Cornwall Area NOV 21, 2016   ALERT

CORNWALL ONTARIO – CFN finally confirmed that all bus service has been cancelled.   The STEO uses really crappy net hosting with the site crashing whenever there’s a flake or two it seems. They finally tweeted that all bus transportation is cancelled. The area’s first major storm keeps delivering the white stuff with high winds […]

Snow Storm Intensifying As Temperatures Fail to Rise in Cornwall Area NOV 20, 2016

Snow Storm Intensifying As Temperatures Fail to Rise in Cornwall Area NOV 20, 2016

CORNWALL ONTARIO –  The snow storm that’s hit our area is being compounded by a lack of rain. Strong winds with temperatures that have stayed below freezing, and snow is expected to continue until Tuesday morning. CFN weather predicts a high of only zero Monday with lows creeping to -5.     As much as […]

CFN Sets Monthly Traffic Records in Q3 – By the Numbers NOV 1, 2016

CFN Sets Monthly Traffic Records in Q3 – By the Numbers NOV 1, 2016

The Cornwall Free News had a very busy third quarter, especially in August when we broke two monthly site records! Thanks to all of our viewers as each click counts! Unique Visitors 276,035 Number of Visits 578,925 Human Page Views 3,720,090 Can you imagine if your organization, business, or service had that exposure? Are you […]

THUNDER STORM ALERT 20mm Rain for Cornwall Ontario SEPT 10, 2016

THUNDER STORM ALERT 20mm Rain for Cornwall Ontario SEPT 10, 2016

Watches 12:27 PM EDT Saturday 10 September 2016 Severe thunderstorm watch in effect for: Cornwall – Lancaster Maxville – Alexandria Morrisburg – Long Sault Winchester – Newington Conditions are favourable for the development of dangerous thunderstorms that may be capable of producing strong wind gusts, large hail and torrential rain. A fast moving cold front […]

RAIN & FLOOD ALERT Up to 60mm of Rain to Pelt Cornwall Ontario AUG 16, 2016

RAIN & FLOOD ALERT Up to 60mm of Rain to Pelt Cornwall Ontario AUG 16, 2016

Rains to Start Tuesday Afternoon 5:01 AM EDT Tuesday 16 August 2016 Rainfall warning in effect for: Cornwall – Lancaster Maxville – Alexandria Morrisburg – Long Sault Winchester – Newington A significant widespread rainfall is expected beginning late this morning or early this afternoon and overnight or early Wednesday morning. The rain will be heavy […]

CFN HEAT ALERT for August 4, 2016

CFN HEAT ALERT for August 4, 2016

Warnings 4:27 AM EDT Thursday 04 August 2016 Heat Warning in effect for: Cornwall – Lancaster Maxville – Alexandria Morrisburg – Long Sault Winchester – Newington A heat episode is expected today and Friday for most regions in Southern Ontario. Daytime temperatures will reach low thirties with afternoon humidex values in the mid to upper […]

HAIL & THUNDER for SATURDAY in Cornwall Ontario SATURDAY July 23, 2016

HAIL & THUNDER for SATURDAY in  Cornwall Ontario SATURDAY July 23, 2016

Issued at 10:52 Saturday 23 July 2016 Conditions are favourable for the development of dangerous thunderstorms that may be capable of producing strong wind gusts, damaging hail and heavy rain. Thunderstorms have the potential to become severe early this afternoon until this evening. ### Very large hail can damage property, break windows, dent vehicles and […]

HEAT ALERT & Thunder Storms for Cornwall Ontario FRIDAY NIGHT July 22, 2016

HEAT ALERT & Thunder Storms for Cornwall Ontario FRIDAY NIGHT July 22, 2016

Warnings 11:20 AM EDT Friday 22 July 2016 Heat Warning in effect for: Cornwall – Lancaster Maxville – Alexandria Morrisburg – Long Sault Winchester – Newington Hot and humid conditions will continue today. High temperatures today are expected to be near 31 with humidex values approaching 40. Temperatures will cool overnight into Saturday bringing some […]

3rd Day of Heat ALERTS for Cornwall Ontario – JULY 14, 2016

3rd Day of Heat ALERTS for Cornwall Ontario – JULY 14, 2016

Alerts for: Cornwall – Morrisburg Warnings 4:41 AM EDT Thursday 14 July 2016 Heat Warning in effect for: Cornwall – Lancaster Maxville – Alexandria Morrisburg – Long Sault Winchester – Newington A hot and humid airmass will continue to affect the regions today. Maximum temperatures will be near 30 degrees and Maximum humidex values will […]

South Stormont Spends Nearly 10% of Tax Hike in Legal Bills by Jamie Gilcig APRIL 7, 2016

South Stormont Spends Nearly 10% of Tax Hike in Legal Bills by Jamie Gilcig APRIL 7, 2016

$210,581, nearly $20 per resident of the township,  is about how much taxes are going up for South Stormont residents this year, or about 3.8%.  Ironically Deputy Mayor Tammy Hart and  her puppets fellow elected council, Jim Bancroft,  and Donna Primeau, ran on a platform of transparency, accountability, and killing the contract with the South Stormont […]

CFN Sets March Traffic Record CRAZY AD DEAL Click for Details APRIL 2, 2016

CFN Sets March Traffic Record CRAZY AD DEAL Click for Details APRIL 2, 2016

75,297 Unique Visitors 173,159 (2.29 visits/visitor) 1,375,977 (7.94 Pages/Visit) (CFN monthly traffic for March 2016 ) Can you imagine if your organization, business, or service had that exposure? Are you paying ridiculous amounts of money on the region for far less results? I bet you are. There is only one media source in the region that offers […]

SD&G Charge 16 Yr Old for Marijuana in Ingleside MARCH 23, 2016

SD&G Charge 16 Yr Old for Marijuana in Ingleside MARCH 23, 2016

DRUGS SEIZED (South Stormont) – On March 22, 2016 at approximately 2:19pm, Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry (SD&G) Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers intercepted a male youth at a property in the Village of Ingleside, South Stormont Township. A quantity of suspected marihuana and drug paraphernalia were seized. The 16-year-old male was arrested and is charged […]

Community Coming Out for St.Andrews Firehall & Community Centre as Bancroft Sucks and Blows WED MARCH 23, 2016

Community Coming Out for St.Andrews Firehall & Community Centre as Bancroft Sucks and Blows WED MARCH 23, 2016

A group of upset citizens have organized around the proposed St. Andrews Firehall and Community Centre.  With property purchased via the last council the long waiting residents want action after South Stormont Mayor Jim Bancroft has slipped and slided on the promised facility. The mayor allegedly ducked one meeting with organizers who are calling for […]

South Stormont Doesn’t Show up for South Stormont News Trial MARCH 19, 2016

South Stormont Doesn’t Show up for South Stormont News Trial MARCH 19, 2016

When the plan to start the South Stormont News rolled forward it was simple and basic. Help promote the community and offer something that most communities its size don’t have any longer, a local news presence. The South Stormont News was incorporated in Ingleside.    A deal was struck for a one year contract to […]

FULL PAGE Help Wanted Ads only $99 on CFN!

FULL PAGE Help Wanted Ads only $99 on CFN!

What better way to reach your much needed work force than a full page ad on CFN?    Your poster, text, photos, and even embedded video, all hot linked to your web presence, and indexed to search engines!! Your page stays active for up to one full year! We reach key markets in our region. Reach […]

Kick Off Your 2016 Marketing & Advertising Campaigns with CFN! Specials & Numbers

Kick Off Your 2016 Marketing & Advertising Campaigns with CFN!  Specials & Numbers

Numbers Never Lie! Unique Visitors for 2015 698,049 Number of Visits for 2015 2,020,218 Human Viewed Pages for 2015 * 18,740,768 Google Analytics Total Page Views for 2015 3,081,331 Google Analytics Unique Page Views for 2015 1,150,965 Avg. Time on Site for 2015 Bounce Rate 34 seconds 3.17% Mobile Users 36% for 2015 Viewers via […]

Which Cornwall Ontario Area Eateries Were Yellow Carded by the EOHU in 2015

Which Cornwall Ontario Area Eateries Were Yellow Carded by the EOHU in 2015

After doing my opinion piece on this utterly hurtful new restaurant sign law directed by the EOHU after getting rubber stamped by council we decided to do our yearly review and it laid out a scary future for the hospitality industry in our region. While most people get the Green, Yellow, & Red system what […]

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