John Lister of Fingerman Studios sends in Some Wind Storm Photos of Cornwall Ontario – July 18, 2011

John Lister of Fingerman Studios sends in Some Wind Storm Photos of Cornwall Ontario – July 18, 2011

Cornwall ON-   John Lister of Fingerman Studios sent in these pics of storm damage in Cornwall Ontario.   These two pictures were from the Murray Hill Motel on Vincent Massey Drive.  If you see news happen email in your photo or video to info@cornwallfreenews.com and we’ll credit you in the story as we’re doing […]

Mother Nature Catches Cheap Trick at Ottawa Blues Fest ! Stage Collapses – Casualties Minimal – July 18, 2011

Mother Nature Catches Cheap Trick at Ottawa Blues Fest !   Stage Collapses – Casualties Minimal – July 18, 2011

Ottawa ON –   Ottawa Blues Fest ended with a bang and a bomb as storms in the area helped the roadies and gave hundreds of people a day they’ll never forget. Winds hit peaks all over the Ottawa area even reaching Cornwall Ontario with lots of overturned objects and wind damage. The Stage Collapse […]

It’s time for the Chesterville Fair! July 22-24th – Valdy – Landmark – and Ambush!

It’s time for the Chesterville Fair!  July 22-24th – Valdy – Landmark – and Ambush!

Chesterville ON – The Chesterville & District Agricultural Society is proud to present the 80th Annual Chesterville Fair, July 22nd to 24th.  This year’s fair is packed with entertainment at an incredible value for everybody, including agricultural displays, a thrilling midway, exciting shows, children’s entertainment, live music and much more! As with every agricultural fair […]

Letter to the Editor – Rebecca Gingrich of Princeton Ontario on Canada’s Aid to Libyan Rebels – July 17, 2011

Letter to the Editor – Rebecca Gingrich of Princeton Ontario on Canada’s Aid to Libyan Rebels – July 17, 2011

Dear Editor, Canada is considering loaning millions to the National Transitional Council in Benghazi Libya. And Gadhafi is considered the ‘madman’???  What if the UN doesn’t give the order to unlock the accounts?  Oh right–the Canadian taxpayer would pick up the tab? I read that the rebels got medical supplies from Canada.  What did other […]

Le Centre culturel de Cornwall embauche deux étudiants pour l’été – Nouvelles en Français avec David Grégoire

Le Centre culturel de Cornwall embauche deux étudiants pour l’été – Nouvelles en Français avec David Grégoire

  Grâce à deux subventions du provincial et du fédéral, le Centre culturel de Cornwall a pris la belle initiative d’encourager les jeunes en embauchant deux étudiants pour l’été. Il s’agit de Christine Paquette, 29 ans, et Nicolas Marineau, 15 ans, tous deux de Cornwall.   Christine Paquette est Agente de projet junior à temps […]

Cornwall Ontario Game Makers Starting To Play! Incubator Has Great Hopes! July 16, 2011

Cornwall Ontario Game Makers Starting To Play!   Incubator Has Great Hopes!  July 16, 2011

Cornwall ON –  Some amazing stuff is sprouting in the Cornwall Ontario area and Kristine Pickens from the Cornwall Game Makers sent in the following.   “Video games have an interesting history. From the time of their invention in the 1940’s there was a lot of controversy over the assumed role they played – pun […]

Your City Hall Bulletin for Cornwall Ontario for Friday July 15, 2011

Your City Hall Bulletin for Cornwall Ontario for Friday July 15, 2011

Here is your City of Cornwall Ontario Bulletin for July 15, 2011   Click the Bulletin to blow up to full size!  Click the X on the bottom right corner to blow up even larger! For complete information on City Programs and Services visit Cornwall Ontario at www.Cornwall.ca Check out Cornwall Ontario on Facebook too!   […]

Improved Water Services Coming to South Dundas – Investing In Safe, Reliable Water and Wastewater Services – July 15, 2011

Improved Water Services Coming to South Dundas – Investing In Safe, Reliable Water and Wastewater Services – July 15, 2011

CFN – Ontario is investing in improved sewer infrastructure in South Dundas to provide safe, reliable water and wastewater services for families. As part of South Dundas’ sewer rehabilitation the new project will include: Inspection Flow monitoring, and Foundation drain and sump pump connection surveys to help minimize leaks. This project supports Building Together, Ontario’s long-term […]

Keith Beardsley’s View From the Hill – Where is the Vision Regarding First Nations? July 15, 2011 – Ottawa Ontario

Keith Beardsley’s View From the Hill – Where is the Vision Regarding First Nations?   July 15, 2011 – Ottawa Ontario

Ottawa ON – A few days ago in Moncton, Assembly of First Nations National Chief Shawn Atleo spoke about the need to repeal the Indian Act and abolish the Department of Aboriginal Affairs. In the national media there didn’t appear to be much disagreement with his position which is an understandable reaction when one considers […]

Champlain LHIN and Royal Ottawa Health Care Group partner in NEW RECOVERY PROGRAM FOR PEOPLE WITH MENTAL HEALTH CONDITIONS – July 15, 2011

Champlain LHIN and Royal Ottawa Health Care Group partner in NEW RECOVERY PROGRAM FOR PEOPLE WITH MENTAL HEALTH CONDITIONS – July 15, 2011

Ottawa ON  – Clients with mental health conditions are benefitting from a new and innovative program developed by the Royal Ottawa Health Care Group in partnership with the Champlain LHIN. The program focuses on recovery, helping people with a mental illness to get on with their lives after a hospitalization or crisis.   Now fully […]

Cornwall Ontario Author Roy Berger Releases New Novel on Amazon Kindle – 2012: Rabbits and the Happy Apocalypse on Shortwave Radio – July 15, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

Cornwall Ontario Author Roy Berger Releases New Novel on Amazon Kindle – 2012:  Rabbits and the Happy Apocalypse on Shortwave Radio – July 15, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

Cornwall ON-   It’s exciting whenever a new book or piece of art is created in Cornwall Ontario and local author Roy Berger has just released his latest opus; 2012 : Rabbits and the Happy Apocalypse on Shortwave Radio via Amazon Kindle!  You can click the book cover above to go to the Amazon Kindle […]

Controversial Wheel Chair Claim response from City of Cornwall Ontario – “Building Permit Application Never Submitted to City” July 15, 2011

Controversial Wheel Chair Claim response from City of Cornwall Ontario – “Building Permit Application Never Submitted to City” July 15, 2011

Cornwall ON-   A front-page story in the Thursday, July 14 edition of the Standard-Freeholder portrayed a situation where a city resident has been waiting for three weeks for the City to issue a building permit for the construction of a wheelchair access ramp. As of this morning, the City has yet to receive a building permit application for […]

MPP Jim Brownell’s 7th Annual Golf Tournament at Summerheights Golf Club – Friday August 5th, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

MPP Jim Brownell’s 7th Annual Golf Tournament at Summerheights Golf Club – Friday August 5th, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

Cornwall ON – Jim Brownell, MPP for Stormont, Dundas and South Glengarry is hosting his 7th Annual Golf Tournament on Friday, August 5th at Summerheights Golf Links. This tournament will be accepting 125 participants (first come first serve) for the golf and steak dinner. It is a wonderful opportunity to help the Party which has […]

Balloon Over Ottawa Makes Resident Winsome for 2011 Kinsman Cornwall Lift Off – July 15, 2011

Balloon Over Ottawa Makes Resident Winsome for 2011 Kinsman Cornwall Lift Off – July 15, 2011

Ottawa ON –  A viewer from Ottawa sent in this photo he took from his apartment Thursday afternoon as he was feeling homesick for Lift Off in Cornwall Ontario and was wondering if perhaps the winds took one of the balloons on a ride! The skies over Cornwall, Akwesasne and the area were filled with hot air […]

Obituary – Ray Lorne Shaver in his Eightieth Year – July 12, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

Obituary – Ray Lorne Shaver in his Eightieth Year – July 12, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

Shaver, Ray Lorne . Peacefully at the Cornwall Community Hospital, McConnell Site, on Tuesday, July 12, 2011 Ray Lorne Shaver of Cornwall in his 80th year. . Beloved husband of Deborah Shaver. . Loving father of Jeremiah of Ottawa, Rayanne (Dwayne) Scott of Cambridge, Emily (Kiel Bortolotti) Shaver of Ottawa and Zachary (Nicole) of Sudbury. […]

Keith Beardsley’s View From the Hill – Jason Kenney and a Boatload of Tamils – July 14, 2011 – Ottawa Ontario

Keith Beardsley’s View From the Hill – Jason Kenney and a Boatload of Tamils – July 14, 2011 – Ottawa Ontario

Ottawa ON – Several media outlets ran with a story about a ship (the MV Alicia) with an estimated 90 Tamils on board that was detained while supposedly en route to Canada. Most featured comments from Jason Kenney, the Minister of Citizenship and Immigration. What is interesting is the full court press the minister gave […]

2011 : 15e édition du Festival de montgolfières Kismen de Cornwall – Nouvelles en Français avec David Grégoire

2011 : 15e édition du Festival de montgolfières Kismen de Cornwall –  Nouvelles en Français avec David Grégoire

Cornwall ON – C’est aujourd’hui que commence l’évènement le plus attendu de l’année, le Festival de montgolfières Kismen de Cornwall, au parc Lamoureux, à Cornwall. Quatre jours de musique endiablée, d’activités enivrantes et bien-sûr des envolées en montgolfière à travers 25 différentes montgolfières! 50 000 visiteurs sont attendus cette année!   « Chaque année, nous nous efforçons […]