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. […]

FROST WARNING for CORNWALL ONTARIO Area for MAY 9, 2017

FROST WARNING for CORNWALL ONTARIO Area for MAY 9, 2017

CORNWALL ONTARIO – No, we’re safe from our former disgraced City Councilor Robert Brock Frost returning to local politics. But there is a frost warning for the area as temps may fall below zero overnight in the River City before Spring actually flirts with us until the weekend when it’s expected to rain, again. Statements […]

Another HEAVY RAIN & FLOOD ALERT from Morrisburg to Cornwall MAY 5, 2017

Another HEAVY RAIN & FLOOD ALERT from Morrisburg to Cornwall MAY 5, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – Flood Alerts from Morrisburg to Cornwall are in place as another round of heavy rains are expected to hit with as many as 75mm of rain deluging the area between Morrisburg and Cornwall (as well as all areas along the St. Lawrence River)  before things slow down on Sunday. High winds will […]

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 […]