Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – When Will Cornwall Honour Bob Turner? 101617

Seniors Situation Room  by  Dawn Ford – When Will Cornwall Honour Bob Turner? 101617

  Cornwall Ontario – According to an old stub I found, on May 11th.1990, Anne Murray gave a concert at the Civic Complex. I took my Mom because she had been a fan of Anne’s for many years. As I remember, it was a great night. Mom was delighted to finally see and hear Anne […]

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Tai Chi & Tiger Tales 100217

Seniors Situation Room by  Dawn Ford – Tai Chi & Tiger Tales 100217

  Cornwall Ontario – The tenants of Beek Lindsay Seniors Residence are having a Thanksgiving Food Drive to aid the Trinity Anglican Church Food Cupboard. They also collect food for the Food Cupboard at Christmas and Easter as well. Kudos for caring about people less fortunate. This autographed photo of Johnny Brunet has been in […]

Millennial Survival in Toronto by E.V. Hutcheon – Family Vacation or Next Time I’ll Go Camping 092717

Millennial Survival in Toronto by E.V. Hutcheon – Family Vacation or Next Time I’ll Go Camping 092717

TORONTO ONTARIO – A couple of weeks ago I voiced to you my readers, my concerns about going up to my cottage for a vacation. Initially how I pictured it going in my head was a lot like a plane crash, my cottage being the plane and my friends and family all being the passengers. […]

Calvin D Hanson PHOTO OF THE DAY Smoke Phase Wild Turkeys 092117

Calvin D Hanson PHOTO OF THE DAY Smoke Phase Wild Turkeys 092117

Cornwall Ontario –  Calvin D Hanson is getting into the season with some lovely shots of Wild Turkey’s in our area. From Mr. Hanson: This past week I have been photographing in Long Sault, and to my total surprise I saw and was very lucky to get pictures of an unusual whitish-coloured wild turkey chick.  This […]

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Singing For Seniors & Fall Baking 091717

Seniors Situation Room by  Dawn Ford – Singing For Seniors & Fall Baking 091717

  Cornwall Ontario – Ed Lauzon recently treated the residents of Beek Lindsay Seniors Residence and their friends to a wonderful concert. His son, Ed. Jr accompanied him which made it even more enjoyable. It was a fun filled evening of listening,   singing and in some cases, dancing to lots of well known songs. […]

Cornwall Ontario’s Top Attractions for Fall 2017 091217

Cornwall Ontario’s Top Attractions for Fall 2017  091217

  Although we still have a few weeks of warmer weather left, most residents of Cornwall will have noticed how it’s starting to get darker earlier in the evening. But thankfully, there are plenty of great entertainment options that should help all of us stave off the dark days of winter with Hollywood blockbusters, lavish […]

Former Cornwall Priest RONALD LEGER Faces 7 More Charges 090917

Former Cornwall Priest RONALD LEGER Faces 7 More Charges 090917

Cornwall Ontario – We covered convicted Priest Ronald Leger back in 2015, but he’s back in the news again with more historical sexual charges. Mr. Leger is now 79 and on day parole after pleading guilty to sexually assaulting young men previously. Mr. Leger’s lawyer, Saul Simmonds stated that he will vigorously defend his client’s […]

Seniors Situation Room Dawn Ford – Memories of Plattsburg NY & Camping 090717

Seniors Situation Room  Dawn Ford – Memories of Plattsburg NY & Camping 090717

  Cornwall Ontario – These lovely sunny days remind me of some camping trips with the Trinity Church Girl Guide Company. Here is a photo from 1956 when we were camping in Plattsburg, NY. From left to right: Frances Glass- Irwin, behind her is Bev Heward, me.. stirring a pot of something), our Captain, “Skip” […]

Brenda Norman & Garlic Fest Highlight Cornwall Racism in Maclean’s by Jamie Gilcig 083017

Brenda Norman & Garlic Fest Highlight Cornwall Racism in Maclean’s by Jamie Gilcig 083017

Cornwall Ontario – Brenda Norman is a petty political toe rag that has now bit the hand that’s fed her.   Not even from Cornwall, but from Quebec,  she embraced the worst elements of the clique to get her Garlic Fest up and running making it yet another poorly attended clique event that you didn’t […]

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Dementia Al Anon & Highland Games 082017

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Dementia Al Anon & Highland Games 082017

  CORNWALL ONTARIO – The September 2017 issue of the Good Times magazine has two short but very informative articles as well as other very interesting ones. “Stroke Strategy Dents Dementia” states that Ontario’s stroke prevention strategy ( since yr. 2000) found an unexpected drop of 15.4 % in new dementia cases while analysing data […]

If Premier Couillard Really Wants Anglos to Return to Quebec. By Jamie Gilcig 081417

If Premier Couillard Really Wants Anglos to Return to Quebec. By Jamie Gilcig 081417

Cornwall Ontario –   I’m a refugee of Quebec.  One of the multitude of Anglos that left (along with a lot of  Francophones) for a multitude of reasons. I write this the day after helping empty my Mom’s Cote des Neiges apartment and finding an album of pics from the two short films I shot […]

The Power of Beauty by Julie Bilotta – Brand Name Vs Drugstore Cosmetics 080917

The Power of Beauty by Julie Bilotta – Brand Name Vs Drugstore Cosmetics 080917

Cornwall Ontario – Brand-Name Beauties Vs. Drugstore Delights Makeup can cost you a pretty penny, especially if you are buying from stores like Sephora or from websites that carry high-end makeup. But don’t be discouraged, radiant readers, because I’ve dedicated this whole column to sharing equally luscious equivalents to your favourite high-end makeup that you […]

Could Bad McDonalds Service in Cornwall Signify the End of the World? By Jamie Gilcig

Could Bad McDonalds Service in Cornwall Signify the End of the World?  By Jamie Gilcig

Cornwall Ontario – I’m a cheater.  Yes indeed, with my partner in CFN, Reg Coffey, roasting some of the finest beans in the region I secretly love my Mickey D’s iced coffee. Sadly though the service at our two local drive throughs is utterly and consistently dreadful.   Last week I was in line with […]

Millennial Survival in Toronto by E.V. Hutcheon – Vacations & Relationships 080717

Millennial Survival in Toronto by E.V. Hutcheon – Vacations & Relationships 080717

Toronto Ontario – There’s A Fine Line Between Bravery and Stupidity, My Friend. Ever feel like you in a continuous rut? Like you’re just stuck there and you can never get out? Like no matter how far you’ve come, some how it just isn’t enough and everyone expects you to be great? Life no longer […]

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Memories of Central Public School 080717

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Memories of Central Public School 080717

  Cornwall Ontario – Central Public School was a second home to a lot of us growing up over the years in Cornwall in the 40’s and 50’s. We went to kindergarten at age 5 for 1/2 a day and then grades 1 to 8. We attended classes from 9am to 12 and then scurried […]

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford #101 Painting & Tiger Tales 072417

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford #101 Painting & Tiger Tales 072417

  Cornwall Ontario – “Painting as a Pastime”, by The Right Honourable Sir Winston Churchill is a book I have treasured over the years. I inherited it in the late ’60’s. It states that the hardcover edition was first published in the 1950’s in the USA by The McGraw-Hill Book Company Inc. According to information […]

South Dundas to Open Time Capsule from 1992 on July 18th at 6PM

South Dundas to Open Time Capsule from 1992 on July 18th at 6PM

Municipality to Unveil 25 Year Old Time Capsule, Bury New One   In July 1992, Council of the former Village of Morrisburg assembled to bury a time capsule with a variety of items that would reflect the way of life at the time. The capsule was meant to be opened 25 years later, during Canada’s […]

How the rise of Canada is in some ways greater than even America’s. By Conrad Black JUNE 30, 2017

How the rise of Canada is in some ways greater than even America’s. By Conrad Black JUNE 30, 2017

Canada has, as the French say, the fault of its qualities. Because it is always consensual and never revolutionary, it has relatively less drama than have had the other G-7 countries National Archives of Canada-PA-091061/ THE CANADIAN PRESS The countries that are today the G-7 leading democratic economic powers all underwent radical political changes between […]

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