Christmas Greetings to and From Lilia of Needle in the Haystack Custom Tailoring and Alterations – 29A Second Street East – Cornwall Ontario

Christmas Greetings to and From Lilia of Needle in the Haystack Custom Tailoring and Alterations – 29A Second Street East – Cornwall Ontario

CFN – I stopped by The Needle in the Haystack at 29 A Second Street East (Seaway News building) as I’d lost a button from my coat.   Lilia is such a sweetie.   Since she’s opened her shop she’s been completely swamped filling  a need we had in Cornwall. Sometimes you meet a good […]

MAKING CHRIST CENTER OF CHRISTMAS by Don Smith December 22, 2011

MAKING CHRIST CENTER OF CHRISTMAS by Don Smith December 22, 2011

CFN – If you’re like me you hear people grumbling about all of the pressure to be “politically correct”, sometimes to the degree that the majority viewpoint and values, we are told, must be suppressed. At this time of year there is a particular focus on making Christmas less and less to do with Christ.  ‘Christ-mas’ […]

Maple Dreamlane Farms, Off the Power Grid and Loving It by Reg Coffey – December 21, 2011

Maple Dreamlane Farms, Off the Power Grid and Loving It by Reg Coffey – December 21, 2011

CFN – Maple Dreamlane Farms is a shining example of what you can do without connecting to the power grid. I was delivering coffee to the Mazurs today and thought that what they had achieved off the established power grid deserved to have some attention. Michael Mazur and his wife Louise Leblanc-Mazur have built themselves […]

Dish Real Food Review! New Downtown Cornwall Ontario Lunch Eatery at 15 1/2 Pitt Street 3 of 5 Red Hats REVIEW

Dish Real Food Review! New Downtown Cornwall Ontario Lunch Eatery at 15 1/2 Pitt Street  3 of 5 Red Hats REVIEW

CFN – I bumped into Angela Youngs from Ground Soap last night at Eight Zero Zero.    Angela is a talented and vivacious young woman who makes some of the finest soap in Canada.  You can tell her passion for her product and feel the care she personally puts into her products.    She’s a […]

Standard Free Holder Editor and Columnist Claude McIntosh Retires – December 19, 2011

Standard Free Holder Editor and Columnist Claude McIntosh Retires – December 19, 2011

CFN – An era is ending in Cornwall.   Today I learned that legendary Columnist, scribbler, and editor; Claude McIntosh has retired from the Standard Free Holder.     There was no media announcement.  I phoned their offices today and the newsroom relayed the message. It’s trying times in Cornwall as the local daily has […]

The Cornwall Free News Photo of the Day from Calvin Hanson of Cornwall Ontario – December 18, 2011

The Cornwall Free News Photo of the Day from Calvin Hanson of Cornwall Ontario – December 18, 2011

Click to enlarge the photo CFN – I think this is probably one of the most stunning photos submitted to our Cornwall Free News Photo of the day feature!   Kudo’s to Calvin Hanson of Cornwall Ontario for this stunning shot pf the river he took this morning as the thermometer hit -17! To submit your photo […]

Editorial by Jamie Gilcig on the City of Cornwall’s Advertising Policy Against the Cornwall Free News

Editorial by Jamie Gilcig on the City of Cornwall’s Advertising Policy Against the Cornwall Free News

CFN –  What a weird and tiring week.   So much of the energy I had to expend this week was wasted because of some very thin skinned and incompetent people at city hall here in Cornwall. Whenever you enact a policy or law it should be something that makes sense; is grounded in logic […]

Your City Hall Bulletin for Cornwall Ontario for December 16, 2011

Your City Hall Bulletin for Cornwall Ontario for December 16, 2011

Here is your City of Cornwall Ontario Bulletin for December 16, 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!

A War of 1812 Christmas (1812, 1813, 1814) Written by Zig Misiak Brantford Ontario – December 16, 2011

A War of 1812 Christmas (1812, 1813, 1814)  Written by Zig Misiak Brantford Ontario – December 16, 2011

CFN – The “Sandman” lightly dusted all creatures great and small after a long summer of preparations for the harsh winter months. Mother Earth/Mother Nature pulled a soft fluffy white blanket of snow over much of the land. Jack Frost playfully created beautiful designs on glass and crystallizing water.All was quite on the western front […]

Judy Rose of Cornwall Ontario Not Happy With Dangerous Drivers in Cornwall Ontario – December 15, 2011

Judy Rose of Cornwall Ontario Not Happy With Dangerous Drivers in Cornwall Ontario  – December 15, 2011

I would like to draw your attention to the inconsiderate behaviors of the drivers of this city. You all know who you are. Why are the rules of the road not being obeyed ? And, where are the police when this is happening? When approaching a crosswalk when someone is waiting to cross the street, […]

Cornwall Free News Top Ten Stories of the Day and our Top Ten Cities of the Month – December 15, 2011

Cornwall Free News Top Ten Stories of the Day and our Top Ten Cities of the Month – December 15, 2011

CFN –  It’s been a busy week here at CFN headquarters, sadly dealing with issues that no small business should have to deal with.   That’s one of the the differences between small business and big corporate business. It’s amazing in this day and age of talk about anti-bullying that certain entities will try and […]

Year in Review : We Grade Cornwall Ontario City Council and Management for 2011 – December 14, 2011

Year in Review : We Grade Cornwall Ontario City Council and Management for 2011 – December 14, 2011

CFN –  Well City Council in Cornwall Ontario is done for 2011.   The last official non-secret meeting was held Monday night and it was a full agenda!   I thought it would be interesting to do a report card for the mayor,  council, and key city management. Mayor Kilger:   B – In hockey […]

Cornwall Canadian Cancer Society Busy Holiday Season! December 14, 2011

Cornwall Canadian Cancer Society Busy Holiday Season!  December 14, 2011

CFN –   The Candian Cancer Society in Cornwall Ontario has been busy!  Here are some of the latest donations and announcments! On behalf of the Canadian Cancer Society, we would like to thank Survivor Sharon Lavoie for her donation.  Sharon baked gingerbread cookies and created gingerbread houses to raise funds.  Her fellow Lorneville apartment […]

Platinum Pools And Spas Making A Big Splash In Cornwall Ontario – December 13, 2011

Platinum Pools And Spas Making A Big Splash In Cornwall Ontario – December 13, 2011

  CFN – When Mike and Natalie Bedard decided to open a new pool company in Cornwall, they were making an important business decision – and a family decision as well.   The couple had worked at a local pool company for over 10 years, and they had received job offers in other cities after […]

Curator Ian Bowering of Cornwall Community Museum Reacts to Criticism before City Budget Committee – Has Syd Gardiner Been Removed? December 13, 2011

Curator Ian Bowering of Cornwall Community Museum Reacts to Criticism before City Budget Committee – Has Syd Gardiner Been Removed?  December 13, 2011

CFN –  Ian Bowering has been the curator for the Cornwall Community Museum in the Old Woodhouse for 33 years now.     That’s an awfully long time; but some, like City Councilor Syd Gardiner seem to think that it’s time for his funding to be cut and perhaps even send Mr. Bowering off to […]

Running the Sahara Fund Raiser In Cornwall Ontario – December 14th – 6:30 PM

Running the Sahara Fund Raiser In Cornwall Ontario – December 14th – 6:30 PM

CFN – This is nothing short of amazing and will certainly put you in the holiday spirit. . I am hoping that you will help me encourage and empower two amazing young teens from Cornwall.  These two young men, Sam and Cody Chambré, raise money to drill wells in Africa.  This means healthy children and […]