Cornwall and Area Chamber of Commerce Mourns the Loss of Douglass Randlett – 1st Vice President After Motorcycle Collision – June 17, 2011

Cornwall and Area Chamber of Commerce Mourns the Loss of Douglass Randlett – 1st Vice President After Motorcycle Collision – June 17, 2011

Cornwall ON – The Cornwall and Area Chamber of Commerce has lost another member and board executive.  Douglass Randlett of Long Sault lost his life in a motorcycle accident Thursday.   He was travelling westbound on South Branch Road and was involved in a collision with a pick-up truck travelling eastbound turning north on to McConnell […]

Chance Meetings in a Dark Room – California Memories – RIP Canadian Actor Michael Sarrazin – April 21, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

Chance Meetings in a Dark Room – California Memories – RIP Canadian Actor Michael Sarrazin – April 21, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

Cornwall ON – In spring 1996 I was working for the Habs.   It was fun, but I was leaving the sports biz to take my shot at professional writing; chiefly writing screenplays and hoping to break into producing movies. It was crazy, but after locking myself away for a few months, and writing my […]

Founding Member of Royal Canadian Air Farce, Roger Abbott, Succumbs to Leukemia at 64 – March 28, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

Founding Member of Royal Canadian Air Farce, Roger Abbott, Succumbs to Leukemia at 64 – March 28, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

Cornwall ON – Canadians are stunned and saddened at the passing of Canadian Air Farce funny man Roger Abbott at the age of 64. I know that Air Farce is better known for the ageless CBC television shows, but I grew up listening to Air Farce on the radio; especially when I worked in what […]

Life Chief Ernest Kaientaronkwen Benedict of Akwesasne Passes Away – January 8, 2011

Life Chief Ernest Kaientaronkwen Benedict of Akwesasne Passes Away – January 8, 2011

Akwesasne Mohawk Territory – This arrived from the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne. “It is with deep sadness that the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne announces the passing of one of our communities’ most respected elders, Condoled Life Chief Ernest Kaientaronkwen Benedict, on the morning of January 8, 2011. Mr. Benedict was exemplary in every sense of […]

Cheshire Born Actor Pete Postlethwaite Dies at Age 64 After Long Battle With Cancer – January 1, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

Cheshire Born Actor Pete Postlethwaite Dies at Age 64 After Long Battle With Cancer – January 1, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

Cornwall ON – Veteran actor Pete Postlewaite has died after a lengthy battle with Cancer at the age of 64. Perhaps best known for his roles in the films, The Name of the Father, The Usual Suspects, and Jurassic Park, Mr. Postelwaite begain his career touring in theatre before  appearing in shows like Coronation Street. […]

“Ivory Queen of Soul” Teena Marie Dead at 54 of Natural Causes – December 26, 2010 – Cornwall Ontario

“Ivory Queen of Soul”  Teena Marie Dead at 54 of Natural Causes – December 26, 2010 – Cornwall Ontario

Cornwall ON – R&B singer Teena Marie has died.   The singer, 54, died at home December 26, 2010.  She had one daughter, Alia Rose. WIKI LINK She started her career in 1979 with the Motown label under the auspices of Funk Legend Rick James who she also was romantically involved with. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lhkE_c90QPA Lover Girl […]

Alas Poor Mini-Me is nearly no more – Our Trusty Video Cam seems to have bitten the big one – VIDEO – Cornwall Ontario – October 9, 2010

Alas Poor Mini-Me is nearly no more – Our Trusty Video Cam seems to have bitten the big one – VIDEO – Cornwall Ontario – October 9, 2010

Cornwall ON – Alas poor “Mini Me” looks like it’s going to that great camera pile in the sky.    Mini Me has been the “Eyes” of the Cornwall Free News since our inception.    Thursday he took a tumble and hasn’t recovered since.   Our computer’s don’t recognize him and we can’t access the video that’s […]

Troubled Child Star Gary Coleman Dies at the age of 42 – RIP – Cornwall Ontario – May 28, 2010

Troubled Child Star Gary Coleman Dies at the age of 42 – RIP – Cornwall Ontario – May 28, 2010

Cornwall ON – Former Child Star Gary Coleman has died in the oddest of places, Provo Utah, in the heart of Osmond country. The Different Strokes star had been in a few films, but his life became one reality show episode after another from alleged wife abuse, to drunken driving, and marital issues. Gary Coleman […]

Brittney Murphy’s Husband, Simon Monjack Found Dead in Los Angeles – May 24, 2010

Brittney Murphy’s Husband, Simon Monjack Found Dead in Los Angeles – May 24, 2010

Cornwall ON – Simon Monjack, the husband of Brittney Murphy was found dead in Los Angeles.    Medications were found near his body, but no suicide note and the coroner is going to determine the cause of death. LINK The similarities are remarkable. Murphy was found unconscious by her mother Sharon. Sharon found Simon unconscious […]