Will You Help Make Poverty History? Demonstration – October 16th – Justice Building – Cornwall Ontario

Will You Help Make Poverty History?  Demonstration – October 16th – Justice Building – Cornwall Ontario

Guinness World Record – Record Shattering Event What: Make Poverty History Flag Raising Ceremony at the Justice Building, Cornwall When: 9:30am – 10:30am – Friday, October 16th, 2009 Where: in front of the flag pole at the Justice Building – 340 Pitt Street, Cornwall, ON Who: The SDG Coalition for Social Justice Contact: Darlene Jalbert […]

New Roadway Named after former Mayor Nick Kaneb – CORNWALL ONTARIO

New Roadway Named after former Mayor Nick Kaneb – CORNWALL ONTARIO

New Roadway Named after former Mayor Nick Kaneb The contributions of the late Nick Kaneb, a former Mayor of the City of Cornwall, are being formally recognized with the naming of a new roadway – Nick Kaneb Drive. Nick Kaneb served on Cornwall City Council as an Alderman from 1955 to 1958 and as Mayor […]

Free Holder Writer’s Story picked up Nationally – Bourque.org and the Sun – CORNWALL ONTARIO – Kevin Lajoie

Free Holder Writer’s Story picked up Nationally – Bourque.org and the Sun – CORNWALL ONTARIO – Kevin Lajoie

The Standard Free Holder’s Kevin Lajoie had most of his story picked up nationally.   A picture of our MP, Guy Lauzon is on the Bourque Newswatch Homepage along with a link to an abbreviated version of Kevin’s  story that appears in the Ottawa Sun. It’s funny how a story can be changed by a little […]

Local Visual Artist Jacqueline Milner of Image-ine Photography had three of her original works accepted into The Annual Focus Art Juried Art Exhibit.

Local Visual Artist Jacqueline Milner of Image-ine Photography had three of her original works accepted into The Annual Focus Art Juried Art Exhibit.

Local Visual Artist Jacqueline Milner of Image-ine Photography had three of her original works accepted into The Annual Focus Art Juried Art Exhibit. Jacqueline additionally received an Honourable Mention for her photographic entry “Sign of the Times” and was awarded a Blue Ribbon and a Cash prize for her Acrylic Entry “Icy Haven”. The entire Exhibit, featuring a […]

You can’t fight City Hall – Especially in Cornwall – City Fails residents of Glengarry Apartments – Cornwall Ontario October 13, 2009

You can’t fight City Hall – Especially in Cornwall – City Fails residents of Glengarry Apartments – Cornwall Ontario October 13, 2009

Normally this entry would be filled with video clips and photos inspired by the words and actions of our Cornwall City Council and Mayor. I’m not doing that tonight, because frankly tonight I’m very disappointed. Today was a let down.   It showed the lack of vision by many on council and the lack of truly […]

Cornwall City Council – Tuesday October 13, 2009 – Hot Topic GLENGARRY APARTMENTS condo conversion

Cornwall City Council – Tuesday October 13, 2009 – Hot Topic GLENGARRY APARTMENTS condo conversion

Tonight should be a busy Cornwall City Council meeting.    If you’ve never seen how your town works you should stop by and watch.  It’s free and can be very entertaining as well as educational. Like they say; whomever “they” are; “If you’re not part of the solution you’re part of the problem.” The topic du […]

Cornwall Jail Haunted! Creepy Canada and Ghost Hunters – CORNWALL ONTARIO

Cornwall Jail Haunted!  Creepy Canada and Ghost Hunters – CORNWALL ONTARIO

Click Kevin’s Lajoie’s (of the Standard Freeholder) photo to read his coverage of the Cornwall Jail being covered by the TV Show GHOST HUNTERS.  There even will be 3 paranormal sessions open to the public on October 24th. Here are episodes of Creepy Canada on the Cornwall Jail. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HkryRNIwQzQ httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ldVBpStRZII&feature=related please visit our sponsors:

Akwesasne Bridge Crisis Update – Monday October 12, 2009 SEAWAY INTERNATIONAL BRIDGE – Cornwall Ontario – EDITORIAL

Akwesasne Bridge Crisis Update – Monday October 12, 2009 SEAWAY INTERNATIONAL BRIDGE – Cornwall Ontario – EDITORIAL

The trusses are up at the winter base being built  next to the CBSA post on the Island.   I stopped by early Saturday morning.   Everything was wet and mucky, but moving forward. There was a turkey dinner served today, and a fundraiser as people are digging in and preparing for the winter.    There’s also been […]

It’s going to SNOW this week! Cornwall Ontario

It’s going to SNOW this week!  Cornwall Ontario

So have you put your winter tires on yet?  We may see snow showers a few times this week.   Alberta got their first big blasts this week, and it looks like it’s our turn next.  Look for the flakes by Friday!  This could be a good time to get your ecoEnergy home inspection and upgrade […]

Antique Evaluation Clinic Coming to Cornwall Ontario – Saturday October 31 – 10 AM – 3PM

Antique Evaluation Clinic Coming to Cornwall Ontario – Saturday October 31 – 10 AM – 3PM

Cornwall Public Library will be holding an Antique Evaluation Clinic with Janet Carlile, an independent and accredited antique valuer and appraiser with 30 years international experience gained with major auction houses both in Europe and North America. The public is invited to register their items at the library prior to the event which will be […]

Jail N Bail raises $18,000+ for Cancer Society – Congrats Cornwall!

Jail N Bail raises $18,000+ for Cancer Society – Congrats Cornwall!

L I N K Congrats and Kudos to all those involved in the Jail N Bail fundraiser for the Canadian Cancer Society! “The Jail-N-Bail event has been taking place for close to 20 years, and officials said this year’s tally of $18,000 could be the biggest yet. “We are just overwhelmed,” said Carolyn Bourassa, the […]

Some Repairs to Port Theatre Sign – Cornwall Ontario

Some Repairs to Port Theatre Sign – Cornwall Ontario

A crane was parked in front of the venerable  old Port Theatre in Cornwall Ontario today.   It looks like work on the marquis is finally starting. No comments from the theatre had arrived as of this printing. please visit our sponsors:

AGAPE Centre Update – Board Huddles – Staff Walk Out labeled HR Issue

AGAPE Centre Update – Board Huddles – Staff Walk Out labeled HR Issue

UPDATE 5PM October 8th – The Board of Directors just released the following: “As a result of yesterday’s incident, members of the Board attended the Agape Centre to speak with volunteers and staff. The Board is aware of the underlying Human Resources issues and have been and will continue to work towards a resolution. Our […]