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 […]

Homestead Organics in Morrisburg to CLOSE – Sale @ Retail Store STARTS Monday APRIL 9, 2018

Homestead Organics in Morrisburg to CLOSE – Sale @ Retail Store STARTS Monday APRIL 9, 2018

Cornwall Ontario – One of the areas most successful agri businesses is closing after nearly 30 years of being in business. From its mill in Berwick Homestead Organics expanded into the facility in Morrisburg and at their peak employed over 25.  18 people will lose their employment. Our 25th Anniversary interview with Tom Manley before […]

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 […]

Busy Round Up for SD&G #OPP for February 20, 2018

Busy Round Up for SD&G #OPP for February 20, 2018

SD&G OPP NEWS   (STORMONT DUNDAS & GLENGARRY, ON) – The SD&G Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are investigating several incidents after responding to 169 calls for service from Friday February 16, 2018 to Monday February 20, 2018.   Among these occurrences, SD&G OPP responded to 10 domestic disputes,9 motor vehicle collisions, 2 neighbour […]

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 […]

Domestic Vehicle Bashing Leads to Charges in S Dundas 012318 #OPP

Domestic Vehicle Bashing Leads to Charges in S Dundas 012318 #OPP

DOMESTIC INVESTIGATION (SOUTH DUNDAS, ON) – On January 22, 2018 at approximately 5:31am, Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry (SD&G) Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers responded to a domestic disturbance on County Road 31 in South Dundas Township. Investigation indicated that an adult male had struck his wife’s vehicle with his vehicle. The female suffered no injuries as a […]

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, […]

#OPP Look for Hit & Run Driver SHANNETTE Rd S Dundas 010918

#OPP Look for Hit & Run Driver SHANNETTE Rd S Dundas 010918

SD&G OPP INVESTIGATING FAIL TO REMAIN   (SOUTH DUNDAS, ON) – The Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry (SD&G) Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is continuing to investigate a Fail To Remain Motor Vehicle/Pedestrian Collision that occurred at approximately 5:53 p.m. on January 7, 2018.   At that time responding officers located an adult female pedestrian suffering from serious non- […]

Calls for Boycotts of Tim Hortons After Penny Grubbing on Employees by Jamie Gilcig 010318

Calls for Boycotts of Tim Hortons After Penny Grubbing on Employees by Jamie Gilcig 010318

Cornwall Ontario – Letters like the one above are being shared locally. Our inbox has been filled by local workers upset at being penalized for issues that they feel they have not contributed to or had no say in. Some employees say that they will actually take home less after the adjustments.   Several said they’re […]

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 […]