Another THUNDERSTORM for the CORNWALL ONTARIO area JUNE 28, 2017

Another THUNDERSTORM for the CORNWALL ONTARIO area JUNE 28, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – Another thunder storm warning for the Cornwall Ontario region from Environment Canada for this afternoon and evening.  Expect hail and high winds. A high of 24c is expected in the downtown area.  The good news is that there’s not much rain expected overnight. Thursday 15-20mm of rain is expected. We will update […]

HAIL & POSSIBLE TORNADO Weather ALERT for Cornwall & Eastern Ontario JUNE 26, 2017

HAIL & POSSIBLE TORNADO Weather ALERT for Cornwall & Eastern Ontario JUNE 26, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – Sinkholes, hail, and now possible Tornados.  Just your average Summer day in 2017 Eastern Ontario. Our current sunshine will see clouds and rail start later this afternoon and early evening. Very little rain is expected Monday night.  Thursday through the weekend are looking to be wet. Temperatures this week are in 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. […]

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM ALERT for Cornwall Ontario Region JUNE 18, 2017

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM ALERT for Cornwall Ontario Region JUNE 18, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – It’s 33c at CFN central in downtown Cornwall as of 4:55PM.  Environment Canada has issued a Thunderstorm alert from Morrisburg to the Quebec border and as far north as Maxville and Alexandria. A CFN viewer sent in the following from the Alexandria area : Jamie: a friend called me on her cell […]

Dr. Charlebois Aesthetics Glowing Vitally in Times Square Cornwall! JUNE 16, 2017

Dr. Charlebois Aesthetics Glowing Vitally in Times Square Cornwall!  JUNE 16, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – Sometimes change isn’t a bad thing.  For Dr. Patrick Charlebois and Anne St. John the demise of Vitalglow has created an opportunity for the team to continue their work at their new office in Times Square on Second Street West in Cornwall. Parking had been an issue in the old location, but […]

Senior & Pet ALERT as TEMPS Over 30c in Cornwall Area JUNE 12, 2017

Senior & Pet ALERT as TEMPS Over 30c in Cornwall Area JUNE 12, 2017

Cornwall Ontario –  It’s hotter than predicted with it being 31c outside CFN central in Downtown Cornwall Ontario at 1:51 PM. While things are expected to cool down a bit starting tomorrow please stay hydrated and make sure pets have plenty of water and don’t be one of those idiots that leaves their dogs in […]

HEAT ALERT for Cornwall Ontario Area for SUNDAY JUNE 11, 2017

HEAT ALERT for Cornwall Ontario Area for SUNDAY JUNE 11, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – A heat alert has been issued for the Cornwall Ontario region with temperatures expected to hover around the 30c mark Sunday and reach as high as 33c Monday. Rain is expected to return late Monday to cool things down.  Temps around the 25c range are expected for most of this week. Stay […]

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 […]

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 […]

Conspiratorial Hate Group Member Bob Noble Plagiarizes Editor’s Manchester Commentary MAY 25, 2017

Conspiratorial Hate Group Member Bob Noble Plagiarizes Editor’s Manchester Commentary MAY 25, 2017

Cornwall Ontario –   What a weird world the internet and social media are molding.   Out of the pain, fear, and suffering connected to the terrorist attack in Manchester this week an old nasty hate filled man decided to “steal” some poetic words. It worked too with many praising him on social media.  Only […]

T STORM ALERT for Cornwall Ontario Area for MAY 18, 2017

T STORM ALERT for Cornwall Ontario Area for MAY 18, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – The intense heat of the the past two days may make for a light show in the skies tonight as Environment Canada has released a warning from Morrisburg to the Quebec border for the evening. With a high expected over 30c today a storm should cool things down with temps between 16-20c […]

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 […]

FLOOD ALERT from Morrisburg to Cornwall TUESDAY MAY 2, 2017

FLOOD ALERT from Morrisburg to Cornwall TUESDAY MAY 2, 2017

CORNWALL ONTARIO– A flood alert is active along the St. Lawrence River from Morrisburg to Cornwall. Winds of over 50km per hour are driving larger waves as well. Expect temperature shifts with lows near zero to highs of 18 until Sunday. Heavy rains have built up water levels in the area with more in the […]

RAIN T Storm & FLOOD ALERT for Cornwall Ontario Area APRIL 30, 2017

RAIN T Storm & FLOOD ALERT for Cornwall Ontario Area APRIL 30, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – A two day bout of heavy rains and storms will blanket the Cornwall area with a high temperature of only 5c Sunday.   The rains will intensity overnight and into Monday with as much as 60mm to drench the River City with potential for flooding. Dial 855 444 1133 to have your ad […]

SD&G MPP Jim McDonell Votes Against Safer School Zones APRIL 11, 2017

SD&G MPP Jim McDonell Votes Against Safer School Zones APRIL 11, 2017

Patrick Brown PCs Vote Against Safer School Zones Act   TORONTO ONTARIO –  This afternoon following Question Period, Stormont-Dundas-South Glengarry MPP Jim McDonell and the Ontario PC Caucus voted against important legislation that protects school children, seniors, other pedestrians and cyclists.   This is in spite of the PCs previously indicating support for such measures: […]

Ark Building Time as Rains to Pummel Cornwall Ontario APRIL 6, 2017

Ark Building Time as Rains to Pummel Cornwall Ontario APRIL 6, 2017

CORNWALL ONTARIO – Nearly 50mm of rain is expected to hit the River City before Friday morning.    It will be steady and a FLOOD ALERT is expected. Up to 10mm more rain is expected Friday with temperatures between zero and 5c.   The Weekend should clear up and temperatures will jump to the 20c mark […]

April Showers to Pound Cornwall Area APRIL 5, 2017

April Showers to Pound Cornwall Area APRIL 5, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – Spring clean up as over 25mm of heavy rain is expected to fall before Wednesday morning.  Thursday a large mass is expected to bring over 50mm of rain to the area when a full rain alert will be posted. Full Spring temperatures are expected early next week with highs close to 20c! […]

March Ends Like a Lion in Cornwall – Up to 10cm of Snow Expected by Saturday MARCH 31, 2017

March Ends Like a Lion in Cornwall – Up to 10cm of Snow Expected by Saturday MARCH 31, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – Up to 10cm of snow are expected to fall in the Cornwall area before the end of  Saturday with possibilities of ice pellets and mixed precipitation as well. Temps are hovering around the magical zero celsius mark which means just about anything can and will fall from the sky. Warmer temperatures start […]

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