5th Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry Canadian Army Vets Hwy 43 Memorial Ride JULY 9, 2016

5th Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry Canadian Army Vets Hwy 43 Memorial Ride  JULY 9, 2016

  July 9, 2016 – Fifth Annual Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry Hwy 43 Memorial Ride The Canadian Army Veterans (CAV) – Sicily Motorcycle Unit will be holding the 5th Annual Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry (SD&G) Highway 43 Memorial Ride on July 9th, 2016. The ride will honour our Veterans, and in collaboration with The Royal […]

Camp Ten Oaks LGBTQ Kids Camp Fund Raiser CLICK FOR DETAILS

Camp Ten Oaks LGBTQ Kids Camp Fund Raiser  CLICK FOR DETAILS

From now until May 1st, we are collecting used items (clothing, books, household items, linens, etc.) to raise money for Camp Ten Oaks. To end the donation drive, we will be holding a spaghetti dinner at the Army Navy (14 Marlborough). Tickets are $10, and include spaghetti, bun, Caesar salad, dessert, and coffee, tea or […]

Momentum Hot as River Kings Poster Night Friday Hits in Cornwall Ontario FEB 5, 2016

Momentum Hot as River Kings Poster Night Friday Hits in Cornwall Ontario FEB 5, 2016

The red-hot River Kings face a tough test on Friday night when they face the defending LNAH champion Thetford Assurancia. The good news is; the game will be played in the friendly confines of the Civic Complex. It’s a rare home-ice contest on a Friday night in Cornwall – in fact the only one this […]

Cornwall Ontario Artist & Musician Moise Lasata ONE on ONE with CFN – JAN 11,2016

Cornwall Ontario Artist & Musician Moise Lasata  ONE on ONE with CFN – JAN 11,2016

Moise Lasata is an example of a tortured artist struggling with life’s challenges.     After working for years in Welding, and of some of the toughest industrial sorts, he was debilitated, losing a lot of ability to use his hands. While at a centre connecting with his First Nation’s roots he fell in love […]

Cornwall Ontario Not Crossing the Border For New Year’s Eve 2016 by Jamie Gilcig

Cornwall Ontario Not Crossing the Border For New Year’s Eve 2016 by Jamie Gilcig

Canadians are travelling less over to the Akwesasne Mohawk Casino and Massena for shopping due to the low value of the Canadian dollar. As one person stated to this writer; “I wanted to go to the casino for New Years, but you’re $80 down just on the exchange before you walk through the door. With […]

Cornwall Ontario Councilor Mark MacDonald Leads Effort to Save Croquet Club DEC 25, 2015

Cornwall Ontario Councilor Mark MacDonald Leads Effort to Save Croquet Club DEC 25, 2015

The Culturel Canadien Cornwall Croquet Club has a lease with the city and it is located in Mattice Park, at 44 Edward St. The Club has a long history in Cornwall, they have been in existence since 1917. The Club has not been active for a few years and as a result, their building and […]

Nativity Co-Cathedral Temporarily Closed in Cornwall Ontario DEC 21, 2015

Nativity Co-Cathedral Temporarily Closed in Cornwall Ontario DEC 21, 2015

    The Diocese of Alexandria-Cornwall has decided to temporarily suspend the use of Nativity Co-Cathedral in light of what appears to be a structural problem with the choir loft.  The parish has granted a contract to a professional engineering consulting firm to investigate the situation fully and recommend remedial action.  They will begin their […]

Legendary Photographer Barrie Wentzell in Cornwall for TAG Fund Raiser DEC 11, 2015

Legendary Photographer Barrie Wentzell in Cornwall for TAG Fund Raiser DEC 11, 2015

Jimi Hendrix, Freddie Mercury, Jim Morrison from the Doors, all of The Beatles, the Rolling Stones, Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, Miles Davis, Leonard Cohen, the Who, Bob Dylan, Aretha Franklin, and just about every major musical head liner from 1965 to 1975 crossed the lens of Barrie Wentzell. Mr. Wentzell also became friends with many […]

Cornwall River Kings to Host BBQ Sunday AUG 2, 2015 NEW SIGNINGS #LNAH

Cornwall River Kings to Host BBQ Sunday AUG 2, 2015 NEW SIGNINGS #LNAH

Kings roster taking shape CORNWALL Ontario  – With training camp less than six weeks away, the River Kings roster is taking shape, particularly on the blue line. The team has come to terms with three more defenceman for the 2015-16 season. Jason Lepine, Sasha Pokulok and Nicolas Therrien have been inked by general manager Rick […]

NEW FACES Juried Art Show & Market Hits TAG Cornwall JULY 4, 2015 #ARTS #TAGC

NEW FACES Juried Art Show & Market Hits TAG Cornwall  JULY 4, 2015 #ARTS #TAGC

CORNWALL Ontario – The Art Gallery of Cornwall has overcome many obstacles in 2015.    Board changes, a punitive City Council cutting its funding to ZERO, but the 33 year old public art gallery has shown that art and artists are a resilient bunch. Tired of the petty infighting within the local art community the […]

The Adventures of CAPE in Cornwall Ontario by Patrick Ackroyd – APRIL 20, 2015

The Adventures of CAPE in Cornwall Ontario by Patrick Ackroyd – APRIL 20, 2015

  CORNWALL Ontario – I am a regular customer and hang around guy at Fantasy Realm in Cornwall. I have so much love and respect for what Randy Sauve does for our community. When I heard Randy and Carol Grant were putting on a local Comic Book Convention at our Benson Center I instantly bought […]

Are You Going to GREASEMANIA in Cornwall Ontario on Sunday April 19th? CLICK FOR DETAILS

Are You Going to GREASEMANIA in Cornwall Ontario on Sunday April 19th?  CLICK FOR DETAILS

Celsk Benefit Promotions Inc. Presents for one day only! Sunday  April 19th GREASEMANIA will be at Aultsville Theatre in Cornwall Ontario! Tickets for the Sunday afternoon performance are available at the box office or dial 613 938 9400 or via www.Admission.com

Cornwall & Area Pop Event Lands at the Benson Centre SATURDAY APRIL 18, 2015

Cornwall & Area Pop Event Lands at the Benson Centre SATURDAY APRIL 18, 2015

Cornwall & Area Pop Event – CAPE will be held on Saturday, April 18th in Cornwall at the Benson Centre.  CAPE will have many of the features of the larger shows held in cities such as Ottawa, Montreal and Toronto and expects to attract a couple thousand people through the doors. Some of the major […]

40th Annual United Counties Science Fair Saturday April 11th, 2015 from 8:30 am to 5:00pm St. Lawrence Secondary School 1450 Second Street East, Cornwall

40th Annual United Counties Science Fair  Saturday April 11th, 2015 from 8:30 am to 5:00pm St. Lawrence Secondary School 1450 Second Street East, Cornwall

This year marks the 40th anniversary of the United Counties Science Fair, which is a non-profit charitable organization run by a team of volunteer teachers and parents. The organization’s goals are to encourage students to explore some of the many fields of science and to help students develop creative critical thinking and deductive reasoning skills. […]

Dawn Ford Seniors’ Situation Room – Hearing Aids & Pets – Edition #41 March 15, 2015

Dawn Ford Seniors’ Situation Room – Hearing Aids & Pets –  Edition #41 March 15, 2015

It is hard to believe that I am typing my 41st. column for Cornwall Free News. The first one came out in August of 2012. After the second one, I was wondering what exactly I would write about next. Somehow things just kept crossing my desk. Watch your hearing aids around your pets. The batteries […]

Grumpy Old Men Lead Charge to Kill Arts Funding in Cornwall Ontario Budget Hearings by Jamie Gilcig – MARCH 10, 2015

Grumpy Old Men Lead Charge to Kill Arts Funding in Cornwall Ontario Budget Hearings by Jamie Gilcig – MARCH 10, 2015

CFN – Claude McIntosh & Andre Rivette led the charge against Art funding at the Budget Committee meeting Monday.    Groups had ten minutes only to sing for their supper with some follow up questions with Bernadette Clement chairing. For disclosure purposes I am on the board of our Art Gallery that has run for […]

GREASE MANIA Sunday April 19th AULTSVILLE THEATRE in Cornwall Ontario CLICK FOR DETAILS!

GREASE MANIA Sunday April 19th AULTSVILLE THEATRE in Cornwall Ontario  CLICK FOR DETAILS!

Celsk Benefit Productions are proud to bring Grease Mania  to Cornwall Ontario! One Day Only Sunday April 19th at 2 PM at Aultsville Theatre! A musical tribute to Grease! Finally, a musical revue tribute of one of Hollywood’s favourite films! Join Grease’s favourite characters, including Rizzo, Kenny K., Frenchie, and the sensual Cha Cha, not to mention […]

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