So Why is the Cornwall Ontario Real Estate Market in the Toilet This Spring? By Jamie Gilcig 041618

So Why is the Cornwall Ontario Real Estate Market in the Toilet This Spring? By Jamie Gilcig 041618

Cornwall Ontario – Spring is normally a time that has a good real estate professional chomping at the bit.   Likewise professionals that earn their dosh from servicing the sales and renovations of property as well. It’s an extensive net. This Spring things are dead in Cornwall and we examine some of the major factors. Corruption […]

BUSES CANCELLED in Cornwall Area for APRIL 16, 2018 SNOW DAY!

BUSES CANCELLED in Cornwall Area for APRIL 16, 2018  SNOW DAY!

Cornwall Ontario –  All School Buses are CANCELLED for Monday April 16, 2018 as Mother Nature has had the last laugh after a weekend of snow, freezing rain, and ice pellets! There is still a freezing rain alert for the area in effect as well as the mini ice storm of 18 continues to wreak […]

CFN to Appoint Emily Hutcheon Associate Publisher – 041518

CFN to Appoint Emily Hutcheon Associate Publisher – 041518

Cornwall Ontario –   Our city councilor here in Cornwall, Claude McIntosh,  actually once wrote about me having to do all the jobs here at CFN as though it were something to be embarrassed about or amateur.   Of course he’s participated on a City Council that boycotts this newspaper and in fact his last column,  after […]

CFN is Looking for Summer Interns & Sales Reps! CLICK FOR DETAILS 040818

CFN is Looking for Summer Interns & Sales Reps!  CLICK FOR DETAILS 040818

Do you have a burning passion to work in journalism?   CFN has four openings for Summer Interns.   These are unpaid positions, but this year we will be giving out bonuses to those that complete the Summer!   Email jamie@cornwallfreenews.com As CFN is a digital newspaper you don’t have to be based in the Cornwall area.  We’re […]

Heavy Rain & Wind ALERT for the Cornwall Ontario Area APRIL 3, 2018

Heavy Rain & Wind ALERT for the Cornwall Ontario Area APRIL 3, 2018

Cornwall Ontario – Up to 40mm of rain and some snow will fall between Tuesday and Wednesday.   Expect high winds at time, especially on Wednesday as Mother Nature beats us with the Winter stick one last time this year. Potential flooding is possible in areas. A high of 9c is expected with big shifts and […]

The Great $99 Banner Sale on CFN! CLICK FOR DETAILS April 2, 2018

The Great $99 Banner Sale on CFN!  CLICK FOR DETAILS April 2, 2018

Tired of paying crazy ad rates?  Tired of paying for ads that aren’t seen?  With our traffic and story hang time this is the place you want to be and for a limited time and limited inventory(one slot on our home page and one on our inside pages)  you can have a 300×250 pixel banner […]

CFN 2017 Numbers! 15,345, 911 Human Pageviews UP 13%! CLICK FOR DETAILS!

CFN 2017 Numbers!   15,345, 911 Human Pageviews UP 13%!  CLICK FOR DETAILS!

It’s always amazing to see some local ad choices by businesses in the Cornwall area. The newspaper with the most ads (not necessarily ad dollars) has the least amount of news and least amount of viewers.  We also have seen the demise of two newspapers, le Journal, which again shows that sadly the francophone market […]

Extreme Pizza & Snow Squall ALERT for the Cornwall Ontario Area FEB 1, 2018

Extreme Pizza & Snow Squall ALERT for the Cornwall Ontario Area FEB 1, 2018

Cornwall Ontario – It’s hovering around zero in the River City Thursday morning, but we do have a snow squall and pizza watch in the region.     Beware of yummy pies, especially a nice Bacon and Pineapple with extra cheese from Romas here in Cornwall! The Pies may cause winds gusting up to meters in […]

Don’t Blow Up Your Home! – Call Walsh Pressure Cleaning Before Buy or Unblock Your Sewer Line! SPECIAL OFFER!

Don’t Blow Up Your Home! – Call Walsh Pressure Cleaning Before Buy or Unblock Your Sewer Line! SPECIAL OFFER!

Walsh Pressure Cleaning  The importance of checking sewer lines is one of the most important steps when purchasing a property. DIAL 613 571 6881 Today!  No corrode sewer lines are essentially treated cardboard that could cost you thousands of dollars to replace.  Tree roots through sewer lines, cracked and broken clay pipes, and just poorly […]

CFN View Donation Subscription Time – Good News Costs $$ Please CLICK the DONATION Button!

CFN View Donation Subscription Time – Good News Costs $$  Please CLICK the DONATION Button!

Cornwall Ontari0 – Good news costs money, and judging by how many viewers we have and how many pages you click on every month we must be doing something right? Right now the City of Cornwall is going through its farcical exercise of a budget.  It’s embarrassing and even in an election year council is […]

BUSES CANCELLED for Cornwall Area TUESDAY JANUARY 23rd – FREEZING RAIN ALERT

BUSES CANCELLED for Cornwall Area TUESDAY JANUARY 23rd – FREEZING RAIN ALERT

Cornwall Ontario – The STEO announced that all buses are cancelled again today due to freezing rain. It’s hovering around zero here at our downtown Cornwall offices as of 5:18 AM with temps expected to warm up to 8c by mid afternoon. Expect all sorts of wet stuff before thing freeze overnight. The next three […]

FREEZING RAIN ALERT School Buses CANCELLED for Cornwall Area Monday JAN 22, 2018

FREEZING RAIN ALERT School Buses CANCELLED for Cornwall Area Monday JAN 22, 2018

Cornwall Ontari0 – Another odd bus cancellation.  There is a freezing rain alert for Monday evening, but conditions as the day begins are actually nice? Current temps here in Downtown Cornwall are -5c and clear with snow expected to start in the afternoon.  The air will warm to well over 4c on Tuesday when more […]

#OPP 401 East CLOSED @ Hwy 16 Prescott & Cardinal WEST BOUND 011318

#OPP 401 East  CLOSED @ Hwy 16 Prescott & Cardinal WEST BOUND 011318

Cornwall Ontario –  STAY OFF THE ROADS!   Major road closures are being reported all over as roads have not been cleaned to proper standards and people seem to have forgotten how to drive. COLLISION: County Rd 2 between Gullymeade Rd & Riddell Rd #Cardinal: Roadway blocked. #OPP to attend. ^aw — OPPCommunicationsER (@OPP_COMM_ER) January 13, […]

Another SNOW DAY for the Cornwall Ontario Area ALL BUSES CANCELLED 011218

Another SNOW DAY for the Cornwall Ontario Area ALL BUSES CANCELLED 011218

Cornwall Ontario – Buses Cancelled again.  This time for a pending snow alert.  We’re waking up to 15c with more rain which has caused some flooding.   The snow isn’t scheduled to start until the evening which makes this alert kinda hinky. We’re expecting as much as 15cm of snow overnight with close to 20 more […]

STEO Site Crashes – ALL BUSES CANCELLED for THURSDAY JAN 11, 2017 Freezing Rain ALERT

STEO Site Crashes – ALL BUSES CANCELLED for THURSDAY JAN 11, 2017 Freezing Rain ALERT

Cornwall Ontario – Freezing rain alerts and a crashing website have led to some confusion early Thursday morning. It’s 7c and raining as of press time this morning with warm temps into tomorrow greasing up road surfaces. If you want to gain exposure for your business or organization dial 855 444 1133 to find out […]

FREEZING COLD SNAP to hit Cornwall Area Starting Thursday Night 010318

FREEZING COLD SNAP to hit Cornwall Area Starting Thursday Night 010318

Cornwall Ontario – So much for the milder weather until the early next week when we get hit with a blizzard! A freezing cold snap will hit us from late Thursday into early Sunday.   Expect a lows back into the -20s and highs of the same temperatures.   Wind chills will feel like -30c or worse. […]

Record Breaking Cold Temps in Cornwall Ontario JANUARY 1, 2018

Record Breaking Cold Temps in Cornwall Ontario JANUARY 1, 2018

Cornwall Ontario – The River City woke up to -30c temperatures,and that was before the wind chill!   The previous record was -26.7c set in 1962. Extreme cold warnings are in effect although it is gorgeous and bright out.   Extra care from the sun while driving is advised as well. We should see a high today […]

#OPP Warn of White Out Conditions on 401 as DEEP FREEZE to Last into New Years 123017

#OPP Warn of White Out Conditions on 401 as DEEP FREEZE to Last into New Years 123017

Cornwall Ontario – Freezing conditions continue Saturday and will into Sunday. The OPP put out a warning of white out conditions on the 401 from Kingston to Brockville. Overnight lows will feel like -40c.  The good news is that temps will warm up Tuesday…when we get hit with more snow! Please drive safe, watch out […]