The Thimbleheads & I Love Garlic – OR Silly Clique Politics Strike Again in Cornwall by Jamie Gilcig

The Thimbleheads & I Love Garlic – OR Silly Clique Politics Strike Again in Cornwall by Jamie Gilcig

So I have a friend who is an amazing grower.   He has a maple sugar bush and grows many strains of amazing Organic Garlic. He called asking if I was going to be at the fest Sunday.    I said nope.  I would be catching up on house work, catching up on Kat Denning’s […]

TAG New Faces Show Winners & Artist Guild Market & Aislin Comes to Cornwall – AUG 21, 2015

TAG New Faces Show Winners & Artist Guild Market &  Aislin Comes to Cornwall – AUG 21, 2015

  TAG Cornwall was a busy place Saturday August 8th as the gallery handed out $1,000 in cash prizes to area artists who placed in its NEW FACES Juried Show! Rain Kazymerchyk won first place from  jurors Lorna Foreman and Ramona MacDonald Mark Anthony Watt & Ken Muir were tied for second place. ​Ryan Hill of Akwesasne […]

Former Liberal Candidate John Earle Reported Dead in Scuba Incident CORNWALL ONTARIO – July 19, 2015

Former Liberal Candidate John Earle Reported Dead in Scuba Incident CORNWALL ONTARIO – July 19, 2015

CORNWALL Ontario – Media reports that a body confirmed dead after a scuba incident is that of former Provincial Liberal candidate John J. Earle. The incident occurred just opposite Guindon Park.  Earle had tweeted earlier in the day on the fire that struck nearby his home. Earle was married to Agape Executive Director Alyssa Blais […]

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Pommiers Rileys Landmarks of Yesteryear JULY 17, 2015

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Pommiers Rileys Landmarks of Yesteryear JULY 17, 2015

  STRIDE Wheelchairs Plus is a registered charity in Ottawa which sells and rents used equipment and devices to people with disabilities and those in need of assisstive devices. These items include wheel chairs, walkers, scooters, bathroom and bedroom aids plus other miscellaneous equipment. A friend of mine got a special bed from STRIDE for […]

Aislin Visits Cornwall Ontario Ahead of September 16th Exhibit at TAG

Aislin Visits Cornwall Ontario Ahead of September 16th Exhibit at TAG

CORNWALL Ontario – It was an exciting day in Cornwall Ontario’s public art gallery as Canadian Icon and Master Cartoonist Aislin appeared to do some prep for his upcoming show at TAG! Pictured with Directrice of Awesomeness Kimberley Cameron he dropped by the gallery with his wife Anne and Sparky to discuss some of the […]

It’s Time For Artists To Step Up in Cornwall Ontario as TAG FUNDING Still in Crisis by Jamie Gilcig JULY 11, 2015

It’s Time For Artists To Step Up in Cornwall Ontario as TAG FUNDING Still in Crisis by Jamie Gilcig JULY 11, 2015

I’m not big on veneers.    Politicians live by them.   I’d rather be liked, or disliked, for whom I am than who I want people to see me as. There’s been a certain irony to watch the hate and stupidity roll here in Cornwall of late. We have the Bill & Todd show where […]

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 […]

Council Shafts River Kings in Cornwall Ontario – Rink Funding Limited to 30% JUNE 22, 2015

Council Shafts River Kings in Cornwall Ontario – Rink Funding Limited to 30% JUNE 22, 2015

So here were the options that council weighed in after a report from Management at Monday night’s council meeting. That Council approve the following: 1. That Council approve a three year agreement with the Cornwall Colts based on the same contract provisions as the last contract, as contained in this report, and as well, continue […]

Dawn Ford Seniors Situation Room – Kittens & Spring in Cornwall Ontario – JUNE 11, 2015

Dawn Ford Seniors Situation Room – Kittens & Spring in Cornwall Ontario – JUNE 11, 2015

There is a new Maternity Ward in the Beek Lindsey Seniors Residence. New births include Quads. They came with their own little fur coats. You guessed it: four little baby kittens. Mother ‘Dakota’ and babies are doing well. Grandmother Pat Marchand is still in shock but is doing as well as can be expected. Pat […]

City Leaves 33 Year Old Public Gallery Out of Art Centre Discussion in Cornwall Ontario – JUNE 4, 2015

City Leaves 33 Year Old Public Gallery Out of Art Centre Discussion  in Cornwall Ontario – JUNE 4, 2015

CORNWALL Ontario – In an odd twist of events the City Report from staff to council to be presented Monday night excludes The Art Gallery of Cornwall.  The city’s 33 year old public gallery was left off of the report to council of groups to confer with regarding the city spending $50,000 on a study […]

Adam Brazeau of TC Media Seaway News Pulls a Mini Jian Ghomeshi Day of Anti Sexual Assault Rally in Cornwall Ontario

Adam Brazeau of TC Media Seaway News Pulls a Mini Jian Ghomeshi Day of Anti Sexual Assault Rally in Cornwall Ontario

CORNWALL Ontario – Adam Brazeau is a young man that is a journalist for TC Media owned Seaway News in Cornwall Ontario.    He’s covers ground that editor Todd Lihou doesn’t as opposed to won’t. Last night, before he appeared at the SASS Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event today he initiated a conversation […]

Jim Brownell Being Keynote at Team Cornwall AGM is Like Gilles Latour Hosting a Mother’s Day Event by Jamie Gilcig

CORNWALL Ontario – The latest presser from Team Cornwall announcing Jim Brownell as the key speaker shows how disconnected the group has become. Frankly it may be time to either sit down and figure out what Team Cornwall really should be or disband it. Having Jim Brownell be a key speaker for this group is […]

2015 Active Transportation Challenge in Cornwall Ontario – MAY 19, 2015

2015 Active Transportation Challenge in Cornwall Ontario – MAY 19, 2015

Registration underway for 2015 Active Transportation Challenge Kickoff Event – Friday, May 22nd at 12:15 pm on front terrace of the Cornwall Public Library Registrations are beginning to roll in for the 2015 Active Transportation Challenge, a week-long event from May 31st to June 6th that promotes alternate forms of transportation such as walking, cycling […]

Cornwall Ontario Students Win GOLD at National Science Fair – May 16, 2015

Cornwall Ontario Students Win GOLD at National Science Fair – May 16, 2015

CFN –   Cornwall high school students Jeremy Mallette and Samantha Peets won a gold medal yesterday at the Canada Wide Science Fair in Fredericton, New Brunswick for their project UPOD: The Sixth Sensor. The grade twelve students from St. Joseph’s Catholic Secondary School also won the Science Fair’s one-thousand dollar Canadian Acoustical Association Award. Mallette […]

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford TAGGED & Child Haven International MAY 4, 2015

Seniors Situation Room  by  Dawn Ford TAGGED & Child Haven International MAY 4, 2015

  Child Haven International (CHI) has a Home for destitute children along with 22 women in Kathmandu , Nepal where the big earthquake recently has devastated the area. Fortunately, the children were out in the courtyard when the quake struck and are fine. There has been some slight damage to the Home. A note on […]

CFN to Keep Comments Section Open After Standard Freeholder Shuts Local Comments Down – APRIL 29, 2015

CFN to Keep Comments Section Open After Standard Freeholder Shuts Local Comments Down – APRIL 29, 2015

CFN – In a not so surprising move the Standard Freeholder today announced that it would no longer allow comments for local stories. Comments are a huge topic for media.  On the positive they can truly move a story forward and add valuable debate and information.  On the negative they can tend to turn into […]

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 […]

Cornwall Ontario Prefers Pork Over Pop As Lift Off Crashes for 2015 by Jamie Gilcig APRIL 7, 2015

Cornwall Ontario Prefers Pork Over Pop As Lift Off Crashes for 2015 by Jamie Gilcig APRIL 7, 2015

CORNWALL Ontario – The City of Cornwall’s signature event has been grounded for 2015.  There will be no 21st Lift Off this year. Consistent to their unprofessional nature Lift Off organizers sent out a press invite and didn’t show up giving selected media snippets of info. The Standard Freeholder got a hold of Terry Muir, […]