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. […]

SD&G #OPP Round Up for Friday June 23, 2017

SD&G #OPP Round Up for Friday June 23, 2017

Assault -Update (North Dundas) – On June 21, 2017 at approximately 6:55pm, SD&G OPP officers responded to report of an altercation on Mill Street, North Dundas Township. Investigation indicated that a male youth had assaulted and threatened an adult male. The male youth was also in contravention of conditions imposed from a previous incident. Further […]

Are Ontario Residents Safe from Police & Judicial System Abuse? By Jamie Gilcig JUNE 20, 2017

Are Ontario Residents Safe from Police & Judicial System Abuse?  By Jamie Gilcig JUNE 20, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – We have a system that is utterly broken.  It’s a cash machine for law enforcement and judicial system that essentially depend on each other to earn their incomes and improve their budgets. There is a very low threshold of accountability for abuses or errors by police, and almost none against Crown Attorneys. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

March 2017 Cornwall Free News Numbers Up 23% Over 2016! CLICK FOR DETAILS!

March 2017 Cornwall Free News Numbers Up 23% Over 2016!  CLICK FOR DETAILS!

It’s not easy being an Independent media outlet, especially in Cornwall Ontario!  Yet somehow, with limited resources, we keep growing our audience as we start to venture away and grow our Ottawa, Montreal, Toronto, and other city markets. March was a busy busy month for CFN! Raw Log Numbers Our Unique Visitors 92,853 (IP Numbers) are […]

#OPP Charge VICKI MARKELL With Threats in South Dundas MAY 19, 2017

#OPP Charge VICKI MARKELL With Threats in South Dundas MAY 19, 2017

THREAT INVESTIGATION (South Dundas) – On May 18, 2017 at approximately 10:26am, Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry (SD&G) Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers responded to a report of a threat incident at a property on Sir James Morris Drive, South Dundas Township. Investigation indicated that an adult female had uttered threats to an adult male, therefore […]

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 […]

SD&G #OPP Charge South Stormont Chick With Hitting Ex With Vehicle May 15, 2017

SD&G #OPP Charge South Stormont Chick With Hitting Ex With Vehicle May 15, 2017

IMPAIRED DRIVERS (North Dundas) – On May 12, 2017 at approximately 7:06pm, a Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry (SD&G) Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officer intercepted a vehicle on County Road 1, North Dundas Township. The stop revealed that the adult male driver was under the influence of alcohol. Further information indicated that his driving permit was […]

BRYCE PITICCO of South Dundas Charged w/ Impaired at Carman Rd Fatal Collision MAY 12, 2017

BRYCE PITICCO of South Dundas Charged w/ Impaired at Carman Rd Fatal Collision MAY 12, 2017

IMPAIRED DRIVER (South Dundas) – On May 11, 2017 at approximately 9:30pm, Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry (SD&G) Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) intercepted a vehicle while at the scene of a (fatal) collision on County Road 1 (Carman Road), South Dundas Township. It was determined that the adult male driver was under the influence of alcohol. […]

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