Tara-Jean Popowich Wins So You Think You Can Dance Canada

Tara-Jean Popowich Wins So You Think You Can Dance Canada

L I N K It’s amazing how many people watch this show.   Lethbridge Alberta’s Tara-Jean Popowich won this years season. “Popowich beat out Montreal modern dance diva Jayme Rae Dailey, and Everett Smith, a tap dancer from Glen Morris, Ont. Vincent Desjardins, a finely tuned 20-year-old ballroom dancer from Trois-Rivieres, Que., was the runner […]

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 […]

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 […]

Song of our Ancestors – Carolyn Thompson – Poetry Prize from this years Cornwall Public Library and Cornwall and Regional Writer’s Society Awards

Song of our Ancestors – Carolyn Thompson – Poetry Prize from this years Cornwall Public Library and Cornwall and Regional Writer’s Society Awards

We at The Cornwall Free News want to help promote the Arts in our area.   We’re proud to print Ms Carolyn Thompson’s winning poem from this years Cornwall Public Library and Regional Writer’s Society Awards. “In 1784 a group of people came to begin new lives in what is now Ontario. There were three main […]

Cafe Connections Open Mike Night – Last Friday of Each Month

Cafe Connections Open Mike Night – Last Friday of Each Month

“Best place to be on the last Friday of each month is “Open Mike” at Cafe Connectionz, 407 Water Street East.  Hours are 6:00 PM to 9:00PM.  A great opportunity for local performers to be heard – just call and book your spot.  For the audience –  enjoy excellent food, fantastic coffees and teas and a […]

Lorna Foreman is one busy Woman! Winner Best Children’s Fiction at This Years’s Cornwall Public Library and Cornwall and Regional Writer’s Society Awards

Lorna Foreman is one busy Woman!  Winner Best Children’s Fiction at This Years’s Cornwall Public Library and Cornwall and Regional Writer’s Society Awards

Lorna Foreman is one busy lady.   She’s a writer who has a new book coming out soon, founded The Cornwall and Regional Writers Society,  advocates for a number of issues, is the campaign manager for the local Green Party’s David Rawnsley; and even manages to contribute to our paper when time allows. Now that’s a […]

Boy was it cold this morning at The Farmers’ Market!

Boy was it cold this morning at The Farmers’ Market!

Some of Reg’s steaming hot Coffey’s Coffee and Riley’s Donuts made the cold a whole lot bearable.   There still were a lot of vendors and crafts people at The Cornwall Farmers’ Market this morning. Local NDP Federal Candidate Darlene Jalbert stopped by to purchase some yummys.  and then she bought a Steward bag from Greg […]

It’s getting colder out; especially in the mornings, but the Cornwall Farmers’ Market in George Assaly lane is still open Saturdays.   From fresh produce, locally crafted products, and art performances you never know what you’ll find. Come out and sample some fresh Bison or have a hot cup of Reg’s Coffee. please visit our sponsors:

2009 Akwesasne Pow Wow Round Up

2009 Akwesasne Pow Wow Round Up

I just got the wrap up in from Bonnie Mitchell.  Congrats & Kudos from all at The Cornwall Free News to everyone involved for putting on a super event in our community and area! She:kon and Greetings! Though the sound of the powerful powwow drum has faded into the past, we would like to take […]

Cornwall Public Library and Cornwall and Regional Writer’s Society Awards

Cornwall Public Library and Cornwall and Regional Writer’s Society Awards

The third annual awards were handed out tonight at The Cornwall Public Library.  Presenting the awards was Brenda Wilson, Head of Young Adult & Children’ s Fiction. Lorna Foreman won for Children’s Fiction.   Melissa Kwan-Inness Honorary mention for Poetry.  Poetry went to Carol Goodard.   Honorary Fiction to Suzanne Bolduc, and Fiction to Khadijah Vakily.   Awards […]

It was COLD this morning at The Farmer’s Market

It was COLD this morning at The Farmer’s Market

Good thing Reg Coffey of Coffey’s Coffee was there as his hot brew was just the ticket; especially with a hot chocolate donut from Riley’s Bakery across the street on Pitt this morning!   People think I go for the culture and community; for the artistic displays and general good buzz. Nope.  I go for the […]

Basketball Diaries Author JIM CARROLL Dead at 60

Basketball Diaries Author JIM CARROLL Dead at 60

L I N K “There ain’t much time left, you’re born out of this insane abyss and you’re going to fall back into it, so while you’re alive, you might as well show your bare ass,” Carroll told Rolling Stone at the time.” Carroll’s Autobiography, The Basketball Diaries, was made into a movie starring Leonardo […]

Newspaper News Not All Bad

Newspaper News Not All Bad

Yes, it’s getting harder to run a print newspaper in this economy especially as most people  reach to the net to get their news, but there’s still a reason and purpose and place for print  Newspapers.   I hope the day never comes when they become extinct. I was glad to see a new one start […]