Snoop Dogg in the House @ Tweed’s Shindig 2018 in Smiths Falls Ontario by Brad Milne 082718

Snoop Dogg in the House @ Tweed’s Shindig 2018 in Smiths Falls Ontario by Brad Milne 082718

Smiths Falls Ontario – The Tweed 3rd Shindig was just over fifteen minutes into overtime with Snoop Dogg finishing up with a call out to Smiths Falls . @snoopdogg lit up Smiths Falls tonight during the @tweedshindig 🔥🔥🔥 . . . #welovelive #tweed #ontario #snoopdogg #snoop #snoopdoggydogg #ginandjuice #nothinbutagthang #foshizzle A post shared by Sound […]

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford Hotel Dieu 69 Yearbook AUG 21 18

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford  Hotel Dieu 69 Yearbook AUG 21 18

  Cornwall Ontario – The last Vitae Lampada, the yearbook of the Hotel Dieu Hospital School of Nursing, was in 1969, the year the school closed. Luckily I was able to borrow a copy and also a Graduation Exercises program from Terri Hooker, Class of ’69. In the yearbook are a lot of photos of […]

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – 6th Year Anniversary! 080618

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – 6th Year Anniversary!  080618

Cornwall Ontario – On Aug. 14, 2012 my first column was published in CFN…6 years ago!! Where did those 6 years go and go so fast too??!! That is a lot of typing. Jamie has been very patient and I thank him for 6 interesting years of columns with CFN. (editor’s note – Dawn the community […]

IMPENDING ICE AGE MC Frosty Is Anything But Chill in Cornwall by Jordan Poapst 080218

IMPENDING ICE AGE MC Frosty Is Anything But Chill in Cornwall by Jordan Poapst 080218

Do you want to build a snowman? From seemingly out of nowhere, MC Frosty has been rolling through 2018, much like a child’s early stages towards constructing a man made of flakes. It has been a year of steady growth, all starting with what was intended as an act of musical troll warfare, against a […]

Cornwall Pole Fitness Queen Shannon Champagne Gets Honoured in Toronto 080118

Cornwall Pole Fitness Queen Shannon Champagne Gets Honoured in Toronto 080118

Cornwall Ontario –  Shannon Champagne of  A Lil’Pole Fitness in Cornwall Ontario was asked to be a Master Trainer for the Canadian Pole Fitness Association.    It means that she will be 1 out of 4 Master Trainers in all of Canada. She heads to Toronto to be officially certified as a Master Trainer in […]

Dirty Town Under a Crooked Bridge (FICTION) Her Name was Digger & You Better Watch Yourself!

Dirty Town Under a Crooked Bridge (FICTION) Her Name was Digger & You Better Watch Yourself!

It was the police that named her Digger. They said she was instrumental in helping them solve some major crimes. The clinical director of child protection services said that she “saved the lives of many children”, and the community awarded her the Community Service Award. But more importantly is the personal letter she received written […]

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Column #125 & Comics in the 50s! 070918

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Column #125 & Comics in the 50s! 070918

  Cornwall Ontario – One of the joys of being a kid in the 1950’s was the comic books. Remember Batman and Robin and the Bat mobile, Superman and Lois Lane, Wonder Woman, Flash Gordon, Dick Tracey and his famous watch, Bugs Bunny and “What’s up, Doc?”, Archie Andrews and Betty and Veronica, Uncle Scrooge, […]

Bank of Montreal Arts Centre in Cornwall Will be an Election Issue by Jamie Gilcig 062718

Bank of Montreal Arts Centre in Cornwall Will be an Election Issue by Jamie Gilcig 062718

Cornwall Ontario – What a weird group around the council table Cornwall has.    It’s odd, as though some on council have brain function issues….or simply are trying to copy Brockville. Brockville’s art centre renovated an old theatre; with much public money, into a stunning and lovely facility that is a gem and attraction for […]

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Nursing Alumni Dinner & Good Deeds in Cornwall Ontario 260618

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Nursing Alumni Dinner & Good Deeds in Cornwall Ontario 260618

  Cornwall Ontario – The annual dinner for the Alumni of the Cornwall General Hospital School of Nursing took place at the Royal Canadian Legion on June 15th. This year, the Graduating Class of June 6th. 1968 was honoured. There are 3 nurses deceased: Linda Winters Babcock, Maureen Wylie Hartle, and Marilyn Riddell. Attending from […]

Glengarry Artists’ Collective Celebrate STUART McCORMICK July 4th, 2018

Glengarry Artists’ Collective Celebrate STUART McCORMICK July 4th, 2018

Alexandria, Ontario– The Glengarry Artists’ Collective⎮Collectif d’artistes de Glengarry offers an exhibition, presentation and reception celebrating one of the county’s renowned artists, Stuart McCormick. Born in 1905, McCormick was a prolific, self-taught painter. For 40 years he created an artistic record of the Glengarry landscape. He was commissioned in 1959 to create paintings of the […]

Photographer Calvin Hanson Captures Spring in Cornwall & Long Sault! 061418

Photographer Calvin Hanson Captures Spring in Cornwall & Long Sault!  061418

Cornwall Ontario –  The joys of Spring and rebirth.   Area photographer Calvin Hanson was kind enough to share some of his amazing photos with CFN viewers today! We’re trying to get Mr. Hanson to create a website and offer his prints for sale as so many people enjoy them! An Iris Baby Geese! Paddle Boats […]

Brockville Pride Parade a Hit! By Steven Forrest 060918

Brockville Pride Parade a Hit!  By Steven Forrest 060918

Brockville Ontario – Brockville Pride 2018 on a beautiful Saturday afternoon with perfect weather! With an opening Song – I will survive by Gloria Gaynor.  Three politicians attended today. They mentioned in a  speech that Brockville is in the top 3 GLBTG+ in Ontario per capita and the most Out People in Ontario in a positive […]

Cornwall Photographer Calvin Hanson’s Garden – SPRING is here! 051718

Cornwall Photographer Calvin Hanson’s Garden – SPRING is here!  051718

Cornwall Ontario – You know Spring is here when the flowers bloom and photographer Calvin Hanson has shared some of his blooms with CFN to share with you! Spring Flowers! Orange Dahlia Yellow Dahlia Red Throated Hibiscus Hibiscus To see some of Mr. Hanson’s other lovely contributions to CFN please click this LINK.    

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Mother’s Day Girl Scouts & Old Tyme Movies 051418

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Mother’s Day Girl Scouts & Old Tyme Movies 051418

Cornwall Ontario –  Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 13th. Happy Mother’s Day to all you Moms out there. For those of us who no longer have Mothers or Grandmothers, it brings back some wonderful memories. I like to say that my Mom was the best…and she was. Six kids at home when I was growing […]

With Taxes Out of Control Cornwall Wants to Buy BMO Building for Art Centre 042218

With Taxes Out of Control Cornwall Wants to Buy BMO Building for Art Centre 042218

Cornwall Ontario –  Insanity or Genius?    In an election year with a record budget increase looming an apparent leak from an in camera session is buzzing around town about the City purchasing the BOM building on Pitt Street to create an art centre or facsimile. There’s a huge degree of insanity to this.  The […]

The Problems of the Culture of “Choosing Cornwall” by Joe Boyer – 041718

The Problems of the Culture of “Choosing Cornwall” by Joe Boyer – 041718

“Choose Cornwall”. I did. In fact, both my wife and I did. We came here to attend St. Lawrence College, (SLC) not knowing much about the area.You can look at tourism sites, review sites and city websites but you never know what kind of culture a place has until you’ve experienced it from the inside. […]

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – National Volunteer Month – Girl Guide Cookies & Ice Cream 041518

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – National Volunteer Month – Girl Guide Cookies & Ice Cream 041518

  Cornwall Ontario – April is National Volunteer month. We are so lucky to have many many great volunteers in Cornwall. You see them manning booths for such things as bake sales, having garage sales, walk-a-thons, deliver food like Meals On Wheels, golf tournaments, special dinners, etc. etc. to raise money for many causes and […]