Ready to “Act for the Planet”? by Jacqueline Milner

Ready to “Act for the Planet”? by Jacqueline Milner

CFN – Earth Day month is just around the corner, a great time to consider what small change I can incorporate into my day to day to help transform my community and world into a more hospitable, healthy place. We have all heard the expression that “small acts, when multiplied by millions of people, can […]

Are We Progressing or Regressing? by Jacqueline Milner

Are We Progressing or Regressing?  by Jacqueline Milner

  Are we progressing or regressing? What the heck are we doing folks?  I attended a community gathering last week which was organized by one of our local non-profits; what I would describe as an environmental organization which featured speakers from another environmental organization.  I knew the talk would touch on tree cover and was […]

Amelia Curran and Jill Zmud at St. Lawrence Acoustic Stage 02 March 2013 by Reg Coffey

CFN – It was another great evening at the St. Lawrence Acoustic Stage. The night’s entertainment was provided by two terrific, highly acclaimed, Canadian singer/songwriters, Jill Zmud from Ottawa and Amelia Curran from St. John’s Newfoundland. The first set saw Jill Zmud take the stage and performed a number of songs that gave us a […]

When Trees Die…So Do We by Jacqueline Milner

When Trees Die…So Do We by Jacqueline Milner

I think many of us have heard about the emerald ash borer which arrived in North America from overseas in 2002. This insect thrives on and consequently kills ash trees within 4 years of infestation. We have witnessed the impact this little bug is having on our landscape as once living treed areas in our […]

Intimate Acoustics at St. Lawrence Acoustic Stage by Reg Coffey – Dec 17, 2012

Intimate Acoustics at St. Lawrence Acoustic Stage by Reg Coffey – Dec 17, 2012

CFN – It was a dark, cold and blustery night on Saturday but well worth the effort to brave the weather and venture out to the St. Lawrence Acoustic Stage in Morrisburg. It was another one of the Intimate Acoustic programs where the Stage features emerging artists. The first set was performed enthusiastically by Alex […]

Jacqueline Milner Checked out Spin at the St.Lawrence Acoustic Stage in Morrisburg, Ontario

Jacqueline Milner Checked out Spin at the St.Lawrence Acoustic Stage in Morrisburg, Ontario

CFN – Evalyn Parry’s “Spin” with Brad Hart and Bicycle WOW the St. Lawrence Acoustic Stage. “Innovative” is the descriptor used in the program for this extraordinary performance by Parry, Hart their trusty bicycle which serves as inspiration and musical instrument throughout the program.  Amazing and inspiring are a couple of adjectives this writer wishes […]

Classic Jazz with Terra Hazelton at the St. Lawrence Acoustic Stage by Reg Coffey – November 18, 2012

Classic Jazz with Terra Hazelton at the St. Lawrence Acoustic Stage by Reg Coffey – November 18, 2012

CFN – Last night we had a real treat at the St. Lawrence Acoustic Stage, jazz, real classic jazz sung by a terrific jazz singer and backed up by a terrific jazz pianist and a terrific jazz base player.  Terra Hazelton is a British Colombian born singer/actor who just blew the roof off the theatre […]

Wayne Rostad at Horse lovers’ weekend at Upper Canada Village near Morrisburg Ontario by Don Smith

Wayne Rostad at Horse lovers’ weekend at Upper Canada Village near Morrisburg Ontario by Don Smith

CFN – Throughout the season, Upper Canada Village has been hosting a series of special theme weekends. This Friday to Sunday will see the village play host to more than 50 natural horsemanship enthusiasts from across the region.  Several trainers and riders from North American Equine Trainers headquartered in Alberta, Kastle Rock Gypsy Farm in Malloytown and […]

Last Concert of the Season at St. Lawrence Acoustic Sound Stage by Reg Coffey – May 27, 2012

Last Concert of the Season at St. Lawrence Acoustic Sound Stage by Reg Coffey – May 27, 2012

    CFN – I have to say that this year at the St. Lawrence Acoustic Stage has been phenomenal. So many very talented performers have graced the stage and shared not only their talent but a glimpse of their personal lives as related to their songs. The board and volunteers need to give themselves […]

Small Business Funding at the South Dundas Business Breakfast by Reg Coffey, April 24, 2012

Small Business Funding at the South Dundas Business Breakfast by Reg Coffey, April 24, 2012

  From Left to right: Angela Besner, Account Manager, BDC; Candy Pollard, Business Consultant, Cornwall Business Enterprise Centre; Ravinder Banga, Loans Officer, SD&G Community Futures Development Corporation; Charlene MacLennan, Senior Advisor Grants and Projects, SD&G Community Futures Development Corporation; Keith Kerr, Commercial Accounts Manager, RBC; Nicole Sullivan, Economic Development Officer, Township of South Dundas.   […]

Russell Manor Bed & Breakfast Bistro in Morrisburg Ontario – REVIEW by Jamie Gilcig – April 15, 2012

Russell Manor Bed & Breakfast Bistro in Morrisburg Ontario – REVIEW by Jamie Gilcig – April 15, 2012

CFN –  There is so much more to dining than simple eating.  A rushed lunch is very different than a leisurely meal with loved ones or friends; where time disappears over the sounds and smells of a communal meal. True dining in many areas is a declining experience in that less and less places of fine dining […]

Pond Hockey in Ingleside, Dining in Morrisburg – Family Day Weekend, West of Cornwall Ontario By Reg Coffey

Pond Hockey in Ingleside, Dining in Morrisburg – Family Day Weekend, West of Cornwall Ontario By Reg Coffey

CFN – I almost forgot that this was a long weekend. When you work for yourself you tend to forget these things but having my wife home for three days in a row was cause for celebration. Our extended weekend started on Friday night in Morrisburg at the Russel Manor Bistro for a much earned […]

Canadian Singer Songwriter Jadea Kelly in Morrisburg by Reg Coffey, January 29, 2012

Canadian Singer Songwriter Jadea Kelly in Morrisburg by Reg Coffey, January 29, 2012

    CFN – Jadea Kelly, an exciting new Canadian music talent is performing on the Vinyl Café at the Upper Canada Playhouse this weekend and I got a chance to interview her. Jadea is a lovely young lady as well as being very talented and just happens to be roommate with Melanie Brulee formerly […]