POLL – Do You Want Ugly Low Dollar Condos on Cornwall’s Waterfront? PAC June 23, 2017

POLL – Do You Want Ugly Low Dollar Condos on Cornwall’s Waterfront?  PAC June 23, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – Holy Chem Tanks!   One of the most incompetent councils I’ve witnessed since living in this town is not only seeming desperate as elections start to come closer, but pulling a page out of the Kilger play book and hustling a waterfront scandal on this community. You’d think that the hinky harbor […]

297,000 Dodge Grand Caravans RECALLED due to Airbags JUNE 16, 2017

297,000 Dodge Grand Caravans RECALLED due to Airbags JUNE 16, 2017

Cornwall Ontario –  Fiat Chrysler is recalling 297,000 minivans in the U.S. and Canada due to driver’s front air bag unexpectedly inflating . Dodge Grand Caravans from 2011 and 2012 are being recalled. 8 people have been injured, but no crashes have been reported. Dial 855 444 1133 to place your ad here!  Air bag wiring […]

Dr. Charlebois Aesthetics Glowing Vitally in Times Square Cornwall! JUNE 16, 2017

Dr. Charlebois Aesthetics Glowing Vitally in Times Square Cornwall!  JUNE 16, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – Sometimes change isn’t a bad thing.  For Dr. Patrick Charlebois and Anne St. John the demise of Vitalglow has created an opportunity for the team to continue their work at their new office in Times Square on Second Street West in Cornwall. Parking had been an issue in the old location, but […]

The Community Farmers’ Market Keeps Improving by Reg Coffey

The Community Farmers’ Market Keeps Improving by Reg Coffey

Long Sault – The third week of The Community Farmers’ Market saw more new vendors set up shop in front of the building on County Rd 36. Bea’s Bread and The Pie Lady made their first appearance at the market and they couldn’t have picked a nicer day for it. There is supposed to be […]

CFN Needs 100 Subscription Donations by Monday 6PM To Avoid New Digital Ads JUNE 10, 2017

CFN Needs 100 Subscription Donations by Monday 6PM To Avoid New Digital Ads JUNE 10, 2017

Your favorite online newspaper needs your support.   In the first 9 days of June we have had over 50,000 unique visitors. We need 100 new subscription donations by Monday June 12th, 2017 at 6PM EST to avoid having new digital ads appear on the site.   It truly is up to you dear viewers! […]

Will You Donate to CFN? It’s Time for Viewers to Step Up – JUNE 8, 2017

Will You Donate to CFN?  It’s Time for Viewers to Step Up – JUNE 8, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – Odds are if you’re reading this it’s not the first time you’ve visited the Cornwall Free News.  It’s not easy running an Independent newspaper in 2017.  It’s even harder in smaller markets. While we like other face challenges in a struggling economy and competing with giants like Google and facebook for digital […]

The Community Farmers’ Market Week 2 by Reg Coffey

The Community Farmers’ Market Week 2 by Reg Coffey

Long Sault – The second week of The Community Farmers’ Market saw new vendors in the front of the store. As always, Jambel Cuisine was there with Marc Dacosta handing out tastes of Jamaica, and Coffey’s Coffee was offering fresh roasted coffee, iced coffee and iced green ginger tea. Vendor additions this week include Jim […]

Media Sales Reps Wanted – Cornwall Brockville Ottawa CLICK FOR DETAILS June 6, 2017

Media Sales Reps Wanted – Cornwall Brockville Ottawa  CLICK FOR DETAILS June 6, 2017

The Cornwall Free News wants you!   We’re looking for experienced Sales reps that are a fearless and community minded.   We pay the best commission and bonus rates in the region, and will pay for your health care plan after 90 days! Are you independent, love to communicate, and most importantly love to close […]

CFN Viewer Appeal – Yes Virginia, you do have to pay for the news. JUNE 2, 2017

CFN Viewer Appeal – Yes Virginia, you do have to pay for the news. JUNE 2, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – In the olden days…way back in the 90’s, there were three main streams of revenue for newspapers. Subscriptions, where people paid for home delivery.    Then there were classified ads, and finally advertising.   All three were pillars that allowed media to cover the news as best as they could. Certain pressures […]

March 2017 Cornwall Free News Numbers Up 23% Over 2016! CLICK FOR DETAILS!

March 2017 Cornwall Free News Numbers Up 23% Over 2016!  CLICK FOR DETAILS!

It’s not easy being an Independent media outlet, especially in Cornwall Ontario!  Yet somehow, with limited resources, we keep growing our audience as we start to venture away and grow our Ottawa, Montreal, Toronto, and other city markets. March was a busy busy month for CFN! Raw Log Numbers Our Unique Visitors 92,853 (IP Numbers) are […]

Another Cornwall Clique Business Goes Down in Flames Candace Zimmer VITALGLOW May 31, 2017

Another Cornwall Clique Business Goes Down in Flames Candace Zimmer VITALGLOW May 31, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – I never am happy when a business goes down in flames.  However when it’s a business that boycott’s CFN it takes the sting away a bit.. I mean why would you open a business in a community and not send a release to the largest newspaper?   Why would you refuse to […]

Wynne Liberal Gov’t Announces $15 Minimum Wage MAY 30th 2017

Wynne Liberal Gov’t Announces $15 Minimum Wage MAY 30th 2017

$15 Minimum Wage and Equal Pay for Part-Time and Full-Time Workers Part of Plan to Help People Get Ahead in a Changing Economy Ontario is taking historic action to create more opportunity and security for workers with a plan for Fair Workplaces and Better Jobs. This includes hiking the minimum wage, ensuring part-time workers are […]

Chapters Pulls Ottawa Radio Personality Lowell Green’s Book MAY 19, 2017

Chapters Pulls Ottawa Radio Personality Lowell Green’s Book MAY 19, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – Popular Ottawa radio personality Lowell Green has said he’s devastated to discover that his new book that celebrates Canada’s 150th Birthday has been pulled from Chapters bookstores after an alleged complaint. He posted to his social media page Friday afternoon. Mr. Green, a relative newcomer to social media has been building up […]

FREE GARAGE SALE Listings on The Cornwall Free News MAY 17, 2017

FREE GARAGE SALE Listings on The Cornwall Free News  MAY 17, 2017

Just in time for the season you can now post your free garage sale listing.    It is just for personal use.  There is no charge.  And you don’t have to be from Cornwall to post! All you have to do is post your listing as a comment.  Please use your real email address when […]

No Elaine, Taxes are Never a GOOD Thing by Jamie Gilcig MAY 16, 2017

No Elaine, Taxes are Never a GOOD Thing by Jamie Gilcig MAY 16, 2017

CORNWALL ONTARIO – Cornwall City Council finally agreed at a residential tax hike for this budget of just under 2%. Much gnashing of teeth and rendering of garments as Councilor Elaine MacDonald and her pet monkey bemoaned the small increase after failing to bump it up to near 3%. “We are looking at this the wrong […]

Is It Worth Buying Property in the US? A Guide for Residents of Cornwall, MAY 14, 2017

Is It Worth Buying Property in the US? A Guide for Residents of Cornwall, MAY 14, 2017

  Property is an excellent asset to own, even at the worst of times. The simple fact is that, unless you own an overpriced mansion, there’s always a need for it. If you’re thinking of moving to the US, or simply want a home there to rent out for some extra cash, you’ll be wondering […]

Why Businesses Need to Be More Professional With Media & Market Smart by Jamie Gilcig MAY 10, 2017

Why Businesses Need to Be More Professional With Media & Market Smart by Jamie Gilcig MAY 10, 2017

CORNWALL ONTARIO – This morning I received a release from a major Home Store chain.   It was professionally written and normally I’d be intrigued. I emailed back explaining that we’d love to assist, but that we generally don’t do so for businesses that boycott us. That means if we have never sold an ad […]

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