Former Cornwall Chamber Prez Kevin Hargreaves Shuts Down His Kelsey’s Franchise JAN 2, 2016

Former Cornwall Chamber Prez Kevin Hargreaves Shuts Down His Kelsey’s Franchise JAN 2, 2016

CORNWALL ONTARIO –  Another clique run business has shut it’s doors.  Recently Bryan Merkely shut down his adult education facility and sold the building, and now former President of the Cornwall Chamber of Commerce, Kevin Hargreaves and his wife Wendy, have folded the local Kelsey’s franchise.  They join disgraced former Liberal bag man, former Team […]

Two Incredible Ad Deals on CFN! Video Ads for only $99 Montlhy DEC 15, 2016

Two Incredible Ad Deals on CFN!   Video Ads for only $99 Montlhy  DEC 15, 2016

The Cornwall Free News is proud to offer our latest Advertising and Marketing Value! Your banner on CFN for only $249* for one full year! With over 12 million human page views per year that’s an incredible value! Why pay insane ad rates with media that can’t compete with CFN for marketshare and total eyeballs? […]

Why I Will be Boycotting the Seaway Food Festival & All 11 Eateries by Jamie Gilcig MARCH 8, 2016

Why I Will be Boycotting the Seaway Food Festival & All 11 Eateries by Jamie Gilcig MARCH 8, 2016

As some of you know CFN has been the victim of a conspiratorial boycott led by City Hall since 2012.    In its 4th year the tentacles sadly extend through the community. City Hall actually had their lawyer state that the largest newspaper in the community is a blog.  A very odd thing to say, but […]

Captain George’s Fish n Chips Review in Cornwall Ontario by Jamie Gilcig NOV 2, 2015

Captain George’s Fish n Chips Review in Cornwall Ontario by Jamie Gilcig NOV 2, 2015

I don’t normally review food from chain restaurants, but my dining companion wanted Fish n Chips and we decided to try “the new place” which turned out to be our new Captain Georges in Cornwall. It felt odd being in what had been a lovely and colorful Mexican restaurant.    The new decor is open […]

Esca Gourmet Pizza & Bar Review in Cornwall Ontario by Jamie Gilcig JULY 28, 2015

Esca Gourmet Pizza & Bar Review in Cornwall Ontario by Jamie Gilcig JULY 28, 2015

Urban renewal fascinates me so I was keen to check out and see what Esca Gourmet Pizza & Bar had done with the old LCBO across from City Hall in Cornwall Ontario. I brought a powerful lawyer with me just in case.  I jest, lawyers like to eat too and my learned companion offered some […]

CFN Reviews Bourdeau’s in Lancaster Ontario by Jamie Gilcig & Garden Girl – April 14, 2015

CFN Reviews Bourdeau’s in Lancaster Ontario by Jamie Gilcig & Garden Girl – April 14, 2015

CORNWALL Ontario –   Not every restaurant review has to be high end.    One of our great CFN writers, Garden Girl (Dawn Jane Guay) cajoled me into taking her out to lunch and we thought what better way to go than do a review. While the original joint we wanted to try was closed […]

Cornwall & Area January CFN Eatery Report by Jamie Gilcig – JAN 22, 2015

Cornwall & Area January CFN Eatery Report by Jamie Gilcig – JAN 22, 2015

CFN – So we took a peek at 2015 so far and dug into some other establishments. All data comes from EOHU inspections. This is a random sampling. The Cornwall Curling Club’s banquet hall has never been inspected since inspections started being posted online in July 2012.  Isn’t that odd? Many Halls and Community Centres […]

Francine Taillon Picks Up Her CEDARS ON WHEELS Prize in Cornwall Ontario – NOV 25, 2014

Francine Taillon Picks Up Her CEDARS ON WHEELS Prize in Cornwall Ontario – NOV 25, 2014

CORNWALL Ontario – Smart Cookie Francine Taillon won our contest and was closest to the pin in our CFN election contest.  She collected her $25 gift certificate to Cedars on Wheels.   Pierre and MIA posed with her (Jey was busy manning the cash). I had a Lamb Platter to go as I couldn’t stop […]

CFN Reviews Little Caesars in Cornwall Ontario by Jamie Gilcig – NOV 18, 2014

CFN Reviews Little Caesars in Cornwall Ontario  by Jamie Gilcig – NOV 18, 2014

(my medium with lots o toppings) CORNWALL Ontario – I’m spoiled by Cornwall’s Old School Montreal style pizza.  Joints like Riverside, North End, Roma’s, Cornwall BBQ and Louis all over the read deal. I’m a pizza prude.  It’s pretty near impossible to get me to go to Box Store pizza joints like Boston Pizza, Dominoes, […]

Free Pizza for a Year in Cornwall Ontario Contest! CLICK FOR INFO!

Free Pizza for a Year in Cornwall Ontario Contest! CLICK FOR INFO!

CORNWALL Ontario – What makes a great pizza?  Is it the crust?  The cheese?   The toppings?  The sauce?    All? While there’s a trend for factory style pizza and low cost cardboard like pizza Cornwall is blessed with some “Montreal style” old school pizza. The Cornwall Special is your traditional all dressed, pepperoni, mushrooms, […]

June Lihou Report! CFN by the Numbers – We Break Our Single Month Unique Visitor Record! AD DEAL ALERT!

June Lihou Report!  CFN by the Numbers – We Break Our Single Month Unique Visitor Record!  AD DEAL ALERT!

CORNWALL Ontario – It’s time for our June 2014 Lihou Report; named after Seaway News Editor Todd Lihou, who raved about their numbers without really giving any numbers.    His narrative inspired this new name change in our numbers reporting as CFN has always tried to be upfront about the support we get from you; our amazing […]

Restaurant Review – Cedar’s On Wheels in Cornwall Ontario by Jamie Gilcig – June 26, 2014

Restaurant Review – Cedar’s On Wheels in Cornwall Ontario by Jamie Gilcig – June 26, 2014

CORNWALL Ontario – The little restaurant on the corner of 3rd and Pitt  in Downtown Cornwall Ontario has had a rough record with many trying, but few succeeding, but I have a good vibe about the new Cedar’s On Wheels which just opened. First off I love Shawarma.  Love those garlic potatoes and sides that […]

CFN – Advertising That Works! The Lihou Report Numbers for our First Quarter 2014!

CFN – Advertising That Works!  The Lihou Report Numbers for our First Quarter 2014!

CORNWALL Ontario – It’s time for our 2014 First Quarter Lihou Report; named after Seaway News Editor Todd Lihou who raved about their numbers without really giving any numbers.    His narrative inspired this new name change in our reporting as CFN has always tried to be upfront about the support we get from you; […]

Ruby Sushi Restaurant Review by Guest Reviewer Milena Cardinal of Cardinal Law in Cornwall Ontario

My favorite Sushi in Cornwall Ontario!

Ruby Sushi Restaurant Review by Guest Reviewer Milena Cardinal of Cardinal Law in Cornwall Ontario

I’m a big Sushi fan. I moved around a lot before settling here in Cornwall. Every time I moved to a different city, the first thing I did was look for the best sushi place. That is why I was so happy when Ruby Sushi opened a few months ago. One visit and I was […]

Moon Thai & Japanese Restaurant Review by Jamie Gilcig – November 21, 2013

Moon Thai & Japanese Restaurant Review by Jamie Gilcig – November 21, 2013

It wasn’t that long ago that Asian food in Cornwall Ontario was your old fashioned doughy pineapple chicken balls smothered in sugary cherry sauce and spare ribs.     In the past five years many of the old school restaurants have closed and evolved. The former Jade Restaurant on 2nd Street East was remodeled and […]

Two New Locations Offering Coffey’s Coffee! My Café INGLESIDE & Stork’s Internet Café Plus CORNWALL

Two New Locations Offering Coffey’s Coffee!  My Café INGLESIDE & Stork’s Internet Café Plus CORNWALL

There are two new cafés that have opened up recently in the SD&G area that have the good sense to use the best coffee in the area. The only coffee roasted locally and the freshest that they can buy. Of course I’m talking about Coffey’s Coffee. The first café is right here in scenic Ingleside […]

CFN by the Numbers for October – Have you missed 25,189,213 page views of Exposure in 2013? FULL PAGE AD DEAL!

CFN by the Numbers for October –  Have you missed 25,189,213 page views of Exposure in 2013? FULL PAGE AD DEAL!

Are you business owner freaking out over the high cost of Holiday Marketing and Advertising?   A full page ad on CFN is only $349+HST! Imagine reaching your audience with a maximum amount of exposure?  Your full page ad could include posters, photos and even embedded video! Full page ads on CFN are not sold […]

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