40th Anniversary of the Stonewall Riots

Paul Aubin sent in a release reminding people that it was 40 years ago that a riot changed the world for a lot of people. WIKI LINK THE WORLD AS STONEWALL TURNS 40 By William Urich When Moscow again attempted to have their Pride on May 16th, 2009 despite the ban, the messages out of […]

The Art of the Dinner Party – Cooking with Kretz

The Art of the Dinner Party – Cooking with Kretz

Here is the latest column from Chef Shawn Kretz!  A sucessful dinner party depends on many components coming together. The famous food writers M.F.K Fisher and Elizabeth David have waxed eloquently about the virtues a host should posess. Aside from the food and drink, our most important consideration is the selection of the attendees to […]

Cooking With Kretz – Mycological Delights

Cooking With Kretz – Mycological Delights

  Thats right, mushroom season is fast approaching. Over the next month thousands of species of mushrooms will “pop” up all across our beautiful province. Well wooded areas are particularly prime mushroom hunting locations. Before I delve to far into the topic I would like to suggest some further reading and/or identifications books.  Local book […]

Busy Monday Night …..

Busy Monday Night …..

Sometimes in life you have to make a choice.   Sometimes you want Chocolate and Vanilla.   Sometiemes you can have both! Last night my goal was to go to the Cornwall & Regional Writer’s Society as Lorna had taken to calling me a Ghost member.   I love writing and for some reason almost every Monday night […]

Cooking With Kretz – The Farmer’s Market is Open

Cooking With Kretz – The Farmer’s Market is Open

Here is your latest column from Chef Shanw Kretz – if you wish to contact Chef Shawn email us at info@cornwallfreenews.com or canvid@hotmail.com The Farmers Market is upon us… Finally! I was excited to get out and see the inaugural weekend of the Downtown Cornwall Farmers Market. Granted that many of the items and vendors […]

New Photo Radar in Quebec – Another Reason not to visit

New Photo Radar in Quebec – Another Reason not to visit

Those wacky folks in Quebec have decided to try photo radar out.   I think it’s just a money grab.  A lot of areas have tried to use it, or do use it, and I think it just goes against the grain. It’s up to police to catch us breaking the law.   Lord knows there’s enough […]

Water Meters – I say no

Water Meters – I say no

Not sure how many people know, but our city council wants to install water meters in every house in Cornwall. I know the city needs money, what with building arenas that will cost each citizen in Cornwall over $600 to build and $17 per person per year to maintain, but do we really want water […]

Cooking With Kretz – Bring on the Green

Cooking With Kretz – Bring on the Green

Here is the latest Column from Chef Shawn Kretz:  Planting season is upon us. Before we know it there will be weeds to pick, along with the first of the season’s bounty. Seedlings are available at every garden centre, and gardens are starting to come together as the risk of frost diminishes. As I have […]