The Cornwall Free News Anti-Bullying Series – Our Coverage from January 23 – February 23, 2012

The Cornwall Free News Anti-Bullying Series – Our Coverage from January 23 – February 23, 2012

CFN – Bullying. bul·ly 1    [bool-ee]  noun, plural -lies,verb, -lied, -ly·ing, adjective, interjection noun 1. a blustering, quarrelsome, overbearing person who habituallybadgers and intimidates smaller or weaker people. That’s a good start.   Bullying has been in the news a lot; sadly the last few years.    A friend of mine, Comic and Actor Jason Stuart had a piece published here and on other media about his experiences being bullied. I could have been Asher […]

Platinum Pools & Spas Grand Opening at the Eastcourt Mall in Cornwall Ontario – VIDEO

Platinum Pools & Spas Grand Opening at the Eastcourt Mall in Cornwall Ontario – VIDEO

CFN – Platinum Pools & Spas held their grand opening Monday at their Eastcourt Mall location in Cornwall Ontario.   Manager Mike Bedard talked about how his experience with Roy’s Pools gave him the knowledge and understanding of the business that he feels will amp up the industry in the area. Service is his focus; […]

Women Entrepreneurs of Cornwall & Area Annual Conference & Business Show – February 23, 2012

Women Entrepreneurs of Cornwall & Area Annual Conference & Business Show – February 23, 2012

CFN– The Women Entrepreneurs of Cornwall & Area are once again preparing for their annual Conference and Business Show to be held on Thursday February 23rd, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Best Western Inn and Conference Centre. Women of all ages and from all walks of life are invited to join us for […]

Pommier Jewellers 6 Second Street East in Downtown Cornwall Ontario – Complimentary Sizing – CLICK for DETAILS

Pommier Jewellers 6 Second Street East in Downtown Cornwall Ontario – Complimentary Sizing – CLICK for DETAILS

CFN – It’s a great time to visit Pommier Jewellers on 6 Second Street East in Downtown Cornwall Ontario! They currently have Complimentary sizing on all Pommier purchases from 2011 and 2012! Get the service and care that you can only get from a family run tradition! Pommier Jewellers, your place to shop  in Cornwall […]

Sewing A+ Plus in Cornwall Ontario – VIDEO with Owner Yvan Leger – January 16, 2012

Sewing A+ Plus in Cornwall Ontario – VIDEO with Owner Yvan Leger – January 16, 2012

CFN –   Visit Yvan Leger of  Sewing A+ Plus   at 425-B 4th Street West in Cornwall Ontario.   Yvan and his family have been in the business for over 50 years!   He explains more in the video below where he chatted with Don Smith. You can even rent a dress for an […]

Downtown Cornwall Ontario T-Shirt Store Expands Online – Much Tease 130 Pitt Street – December 26, 2011

Downtown Cornwall Ontario T-Shirt Store Expands Online – Much Tease 130 Pitt Street – December 26, 2011

CFN– Much Tease, on Cornwall’s downtown Pitt Street, is one of relatively few area small businesses that are set for expansion in the New Year. Owner Greg Mooney, who has run the store for the last twenty-two years, is confident about the future despite the slow economic climate that is affecting other Cornwall businesses. “We’ve […]

There’s more to Coffee than you think – New Study Shows Cancer Fighting impact – Coffey’s Coffee, Custom Coffee Roaster – Ingleside Ontario

There’s more to Coffee than you think – New Study Shows Cancer Fighting impact – Coffey’s Coffee, Custom Coffee Roaster – Ingleside Ontario

CFN – I am not used to promoting myself in such a direct way but the boss (Jamie) tells me that after all the articles that I have written promoting other businesses that I should put my modesty aside and highlight my own. . Aside from having an interest in this on-line newspaper, I am […]

Christmas Greetings to and From Lilia of Needle in the Haystack Custom Tailoring and Alterations – 29A Second Street East – Cornwall Ontario

Christmas Greetings to and From Lilia of Needle in the Haystack Custom Tailoring and Alterations – 29A Second Street East – Cornwall Ontario

CFN – I stopped by The Needle in the Haystack at 29 A Second Street East (Seaway News building) as I’d lost a button from my coat.   Lilia is such a sweetie.   Since she’s opened her shop she’s been completely swamped filling  a need we had in Cornwall. Sometimes you meet a good […]

Maple Dreamlane Farms, Off the Power Grid and Loving It by Reg Coffey – December 21, 2011

Maple Dreamlane Farms, Off the Power Grid and Loving It by Reg Coffey – December 21, 2011

CFN – Maple Dreamlane Farms is a shining example of what you can do without connecting to the power grid. I was delivering coffee to the Mazurs today and thought that what they had achieved off the established power grid deserved to have some attention. Michael Mazur and his wife Louise Leblanc-Mazur have built themselves […]

Dish Real Food Review! New Downtown Cornwall Ontario Lunch Eatery at 15 1/2 Pitt Street 3 of 5 Red Hats REVIEW

Dish Real Food Review! New Downtown Cornwall Ontario Lunch Eatery at 15 1/2 Pitt Street  3 of 5 Red Hats REVIEW

CFN – I bumped into Angela Youngs from Ground Soap last night at Eight Zero Zero.    Angela is a talented and vivacious young woman who makes some of the finest soap in Canada.  You can tell her passion for her product and feel the care she personally puts into her products.    She’s a […]

Editorial by Jamie Gilcig on the City of Cornwall’s Advertising Policy Against the Cornwall Free News

Editorial by Jamie Gilcig on the City of Cornwall’s Advertising Policy Against the Cornwall Free News

CFN –  What a weird and tiring week.   So much of the energy I had to expend this week was wasted because of some very thin skinned and incompetent people at city hall here in Cornwall. Whenever you enact a policy or law it should be something that makes sense; is grounded in logic […]

New Beginnings New Year’s Retreat – Snow Angels Sanctuary at The Abbey – December 30, 2011 – January 1, 2012

New Beginnings New Year’s Retreat – Snow Angels Sanctuary at The Abbey – December 30, 2011 – January 1, 2012

Open your heart and welcome the best year of your life.   This retreat will be a new beginning; an awakening of the body, mind and spirit. You will learn how to awaken your passion and reenergize yourself. Kundalini yoga is called the yoga of awareness.  We will do several yoga sessions as well learn about meditative […]

Year in Review : We Grade Cornwall Ontario City Council and Management for 2011 – December 14, 2011

Year in Review : We Grade Cornwall Ontario City Council and Management for 2011 – December 14, 2011

CFN –  Well City Council in Cornwall Ontario is done for 2011.   The last official non-secret meeting was held Monday night and it was a full agenda!   I thought it would be interesting to do a report card for the mayor,  council, and key city management. Mayor Kilger:   B – In hockey […]

Platinum Pools And Spas Making A Big Splash In Cornwall Ontario – December 13, 2011

Platinum Pools And Spas Making A Big Splash In Cornwall Ontario – December 13, 2011

  CFN – When Mike and Natalie Bedard decided to open a new pool company in Cornwall, they were making an important business decision – and a family decision as well.   The couple had worked at a local pool company for over 10 years, and they had received job offers in other cities after […]

Inspire to Action – Gerry Visca’s The BIG Think Lands in Cornwall Ontario!

Inspire to Action – Gerry Visca’s The BIG Think Lands in Cornwall Ontario!

CFN –  The Cornwall Free News is proud to be a non-exclusive and non-predatory Media sponsor for Motivational Speaker Gerry Visca’s return to our fair city!   Mr. Visca was the key note speaker for Biz Fest recently.  He’s going to be holding two sessions with a capacity of 100 and a special Inner Circle […]

Our Top Ten Stories for the Weekend – Top Ten Cities and other tid bits! Monday December 5, 2011

Our Top Ten Stories for the Weekend – Top Ten Cities and other tid bits!  Monday December 5, 2011

CFN – It’s that time to take a peek at our top tens!   Here are our top ten stories from this weekend. Here is a snapshot of our You Tube Demographics. Interesting how fast our traffic is rising on mobile devices on You Tube and in general.  Also our You Tube traffic is counter […]

HEALTH, HOLISTIC & LIFESTYLE EXPO COMES TO CORNWALL ONTARIO ! One day ONLY – Saturday December 3, 2011

HEALTH, HOLISTIC & LIFESTYLE EXPO COMES TO CORNWALL ONTARIO !   One day ONLY – Saturday December 3, 2011

CFN – Cornwall and area’s 1st Annual Health, Holistic & Lifestyle Expo is being held at Trinity Anglican Church in Cornwall, Saturday December 3rd from 10.00am till 5.00pm. Some 40 local practitioners and creators of wellness and lifestyle products will share information about their services and products. Organizer Nancy Galway of Snow Angels Sanctuary in […]