Women’s Roller Derby Coming to the Cornwall Ontario Area – August 21, 2011

Women’s Roller Derby Coming to the Cornwall Ontario Area – August 21, 2011

Cornwall ON –  These four damsels were not in distress Saturday in Lamoureux Park in Cornwall Ontario as they laid the foundations to creating a Roller Derby team based out of the area!    By day they’re all professional women working in fields like Real Estate, Law, and teaching.  Penny Rudderham is an agent for […]

First ever British Home Child Day to be held at Upper Canada Village on Sept. 28, 2011 in Morrisburg Ontario

First ever British Home Child Day to be held at Upper Canada Village on Sept. 28, 2011 in Morrisburg Ontario

Cornwall ON – The “British Home Child Day Act” or Bill 185 received Royal Assent on June 1, 2011.  Under this Private Members’ Bill, September 28 of each year is now designated as “British Home Child Day” in Ontario. From the 1860’s to the 1930’s over 100,000 children between infancy and 19 years were brought […]

31st Annual Terry Fox Run – Sunday September 18th 2011 – Walk, Ride, Skate, Run 1 to 10 KM

31st Annual Terry Fox Run – Sunday September 18th 2011 – Walk, Ride, Skate, Run 1 to 10 KM

Cornwall ON – This year marks the 31st Anniversary of the Terry Fox Run! In 1980, when Terry Fox decided to run across Canada on a prosthetic leg to raise funds for cancer research, he knew he  faced an immense challenge. After running a marathon a day for 143 days, Terry was forced to stop  when cancer […]

Unicorn…….

Unicorn…….

There was a chill in the room; a draught with little wisps of cold coming through the cracks of the old walls.  She always said that was where the ghosts came in and went out.  It was their way.     He shivered and pulled his sweater a bit closer as though that really did anything. He gazed […]

Cornwall Ontario Triathlon Traffic Routes Announcement from City Police – Aug 20-21, 2011

Cornwall Ontario Triathlon Traffic Routes Announcement from City Police – Aug 20-21, 2011

Cornwall ON –   The Cornwall Community Police Service would like to advised the residents of our Community of the upcoming traffic detours as a result of the  Triathlon taking place on the 21st of August 2011. These detours are necessary in order to ensure the safety of the participants and spectators. Montreal Road to Boundry Road […]

Lamoureux Park to host Movie Under the Stars – Come See RIO – Saturday August 20, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

Lamoureux Park to host Movie Under the Stars – Come See RIO – Saturday August 20, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

Cornwall ON – Residents will have an opportunity to enjoy the outdoor movie experience of years gone by during the first-ever Movie Under the Stars on Saturday, August 20 at the Lion’s Club Bandshell in Lamoureux Park. This free family event will feature the presentation of the animated hit movie Rio on a 25-foot inflatable […]

Township of South Stormont Ontario Bulletin for August 2011

Township of South Stormont Ontario Bulletin for August 2011

South Stormont ON –   South Stormont is busy and happening in August!    The Township is also a proud patron and partner in our Arts and Culture Partnership program which means any Events, Venues, Organization, and Artist qualifies for a FREE full page ad on The Cornwall Free News until December 31, 2011.   […]

South Stormont Artists shine at Artfest Addition to Waterfest in Cornwall Ontario – August 14, 2011

South Stormont Artists shine at Artfest Addition to Waterfest in Cornwall Ontario – August 14, 2011

Cornwall ON – Artfest is an add on to Waterfest in Cornwall Ontario.   The second year festival was a pleasant and peaceful visit on a Saturday afternoon.     It was a lovely day to stroll along the waterfront.   While a lot of the attention was on the dragon boat races.     […]

Call for Writers & Illustrators to work on Christmas E – Book! Click for Details! August 10, 2011 – Cornwall, Ontario

Call for Writers & Illustrators to work on Christmas E – Book!  Click for Details! August 10, 2011 – Cornwall, Ontario

Cornwall ON – It’s only four and a half months until Christmas which means certain stores will have their displays out before September first!   Kidding.  I jest, but something I never jest about are good books, and I am very excited about E-Books and the technology available nowadays, so we here at The Cornwall […]

Arts & Culture Rock City Council in Cornwall Ontario – August 10, 2011 Culture Plan Released!

Arts & Culture Rock City Council in Cornwall Ontario – August 10, 2011 Culture Plan Released!

Cornwall ON –I’ve never seen Arts and Culture be such a hot topic as it seems to be here in Cornwall Ontario.     The Culturescape report was released Monday night at city council.    It was attended by many from the ad hoc  Seaway Cultural Committee (formerly the Cornwall Cultural Committee of which I […]

Seaway Windows Has Monthly Space Available for Visual Artists – August 10, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

Seaway Windows Has Monthly Space Available for Visual Artists – August 10, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

Cornwall ON – Seaway Windows at 29 2nd St. E., Cornwall, Ontario are available to interested Visual Artists on a monthly rotation to display their latest creations. The display for August features the talents of Regional Artists Marc Carrière, Carmen Masson and Katie Larin. This venue (provided by the Seaway News) offers 24/7 viewing. Artists interested […]

Sunday in the Magical Forest of Whispering Pines – What the Pixies and I talked about and how was your weekend? August 7, 2011

Sunday in the Magical Forest of Whispering Pines – What the Pixies and I talked about and how was your weekend?   August 7, 2011

Faerie Forest ON – So what did you do this weekend dear viewers of The Cornwall Free News?  I had a crazy Friday and Saturday.     This job; just like any other has good elements and some not so good ones.   Part of my job is having to deal with people I’d normally […]

Graham Greer on the Patio By Dominic Bissonnette – August 5, 2011 Cornwall Ontario

Graham Greer on the Patio  By Dominic Bissonnette – August 5, 2011 Cornwall Ontario

Cornwall ON –  The patio at East Side Mario’s had a decent crowed show up tonight to see Graham Greer and Eric Clapton (aka Todd Huckabone). For those of you who have seen Graham perform in the past he was his usual entertaining, quick witted self.  As much as I hadn’t seen Graham Greer perform […]

Art Fest at Waterfest in Cornwall Ontario – August 13-14 in Lamoureux Park !

Art Fest at Waterfest in Cornwall Ontario – August 13-14  in Lamoureux Park !

Cornwall Ontario –  Waterfest is adding an art element to its schedule of events this year!  From their release: What: Our first-ever community artists/artisans market at the historic Cornwall Canal When: Sat. Aug. 13th & Sun. Aug.14th 10:00am- 4:00pm Where: Along the historic Cornwall Canal in Lamoureux Park near the Seaway International Bridge, Cornwall, ON […]

Coffey’s Coffee Introduces Jamaican Blue Mountain Coffee to Cornwall and SD&G Ontario! Rare Coffee tasting August 12th at the Long Sault Farmer’s Market

Coffey’s Coffee Introduces Jamaican Blue Mountain Coffee to Cornwall and SD&G Ontario!  Rare Coffee tasting August 12th at the Long Sault Farmer’s Market

Ingleside ON – Reg Coffey of Coffey’s Coffee has capitulated to local coffee lover’s demands.   He roasts some of the finest coffee in the area, but has until this time stayed away from the higher end rare coffee’s of the world. After sampling some Jamaican Blue Mountain coffee recently he changed his mine and […]

Memory Lane Sweets Brings Home Made Gelato to New Levels – Pitt Street in Beautiful Downtown Cornwall Ontario – HD VIDEO

Memory Lane Sweets Brings Home Made Gelato to New Levels – Pitt Street in Beautiful Downtown Cornwall Ontario – HD VIDEO

Cornwall ON –  It was a sweet time while I was walking Pitt Street during Buskerville.   Karen O’Reilly and her partner have taken an ugly old former office space and turned it into a mecca of sugary candy and cold gelato with flavors that explode in your mouth. Gelato is huge in most cities, […]

Buskerville 2 – Good Tunes, Good Times, Hope for Buskerville 3 by Roy Berger – August 1, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

Buskerville 2 – Good Tunes, Good Times, Hope for Buskerville 3 by Roy Berger – August 1, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

Cornwall ON –  Bongos, guitars and drums were the sound event in downtown Cornwall yesterday. Dozens of Cornwall’s musical artists openly played their unique tunes on Pitt Street. Small crowds gathered to admire the sidewalk performances. Local pedestrian traffic was obviously higher, restaurants and stores were seeing action. Buskers raised money for charity. Some musical entrepreneurs […]