Break In at Habitat for Humanity Seaway Valley Build in Cornwall – Police Seek Assistance

Break In at Habitat for Humanity Seaway Valley Build in Cornwall –  Police Seek Assistance

Cornwall Ontario –    PUBLIC ASSISTANCE               Cornwall, ON –The Cornwall Community police are investigating a break and enter that occurred on the 15th of October, 2013 into a utility trailer that was being used by the Habitat for Humanity while building a home on Elm Street. Items taken are a generator, compressor and various other […]

Cornwall Ontario Police Blotter for Tuesday October 15, 2013

Cornwall Ontario Police Blotter for Tuesday October 15, 2013

BREACHES               Cornwall, ON – Emily Pollock, 34 of Cornwall was arrested on the 11th of October, 2013 and charged with breaching her Probation Order and Recognizance for having called police for a non emergency matter and failing to keep the peace. It is alleged that on the 11th of October, 2013 the woman contacted police to […]

Saturday Oct 19 – Triple Tribute Threat at The Port Theatre in Cornwall Ontario! & Oct 26th Halloween Bash!

Saturday Oct 19 – Triple Tribute Threat at The Port Theatre in Cornwall Ontario! & Oct 26th Halloween Bash!

                A triple threat of tributes! Nicklebag, yes an actual tribute to Nickelback (CFN sympathizes with Nickelback haters!) Nine Lives  Aerosmith Tribute & The Songs Remain the Same A Tribute to Led Zeppelin Saturday October 19th! Buy your tickets today! What else are you going to do?  Go […]

Pedestrian Accident Leads to Street Closure in Cornwall Ontario – Oct 11, 2013 UPDATED

Pedestrian Accident Leads to Street Closure in Cornwall Ontario – Oct 11, 2013  UPDATED

Cornwall Ontario – The Cornwall Community Police Traffic Unit is investigating a collision involving a single motor vehicle and a pedestrian that occurred on the 11th of October, 2013. As a result of the collision the pedestrian was transported to the hospital with unknown injuries. A section of Walton Street between Carleton Street and Belmont Street will […]

Cornwall Ontario Police Fraud Alert OPS Sexual Assault Witness Search – Police Blotter Oct 10, 2013

Cornwall Ontario Police Fraud Alert OPS Sexual Assault Witness Search – Police Blotter Oct 10, 2013

ACCOUNT FRAUD ALERT   Cornwall, ON- The Cornwall Community Police Service have received reports of several attempt of having persons contact a specific web site to have restrictions removed from their accounts. It is reported that residences are receiving a text message and that a correspondence is required to lift restrictions imposed on an account. Cornwall […]

Truck Collision Leaves One Vehicle in Ditch in Cornwall Ontario – Monday Oct 7, 2013

Truck Collision Leaves One Vehicle in Ditch in Cornwall Ontario – Monday Oct 7, 2013

CFN – Traffic was slowed on McConnell between 11th and Lemay St. as a  Two Truck collision ended up in with one of the vehicles in the ditch. If you see news happen email your pictures or video to info@cornwallfreenews.com – please specify if you wish to have a photo credit and what you’d like […]

Cornwall Ontario Area Police Blotter for Monday October 7, 2013 Pixels for Pistols OPP OPS

Cornwall Ontario Area Police Blotter for Monday October 7, 2013 Pixels for Pistols OPP OPS

BREACH               Cornwall, ON – Paul Grant, 28 of Cornwall was arrested on the 4th of October, 2013 and charged with breaching his conditions by not attending for prints as required. It is alleged that on the 10th of September, 2013 the man did not attend for his scheduled appointment and an investigation ensued. On the 4th of […]

Dr. Sheridan Diaz Declared NOT GUILTY in Cornwall Ontario by Judge Bruce McPhee – Oct 2, 2013

Dr. Sheridan Diaz Declared NOT GUILTY in Cornwall Ontario by Judge Bruce McPhee – Oct 2, 2013

CFN – One of the most sensational courtroom dramas ended today as Dr. Sheridan Diaz was declared NOT GUILTY by Judge Bruce McPhee in courtroom number 6 earlier this morning in Cornwall Ontario. Dr. Diaz and her long time spouse had come to Canada after leaving Texas with Dr. Diaz eventually working for Dr. Mary […]

2014 Municipal Budget – Dog and Pony show – Mark A MacDonald on Cornwall Ontario Budget – LTE

2014 Municipal  Budget – Dog and Pony show – Mark A MacDonald on Cornwall Ontario Budget – LTE

Letter to the Editor: Things have to change. There is no way the taxpayers in Cornwall can continue on the “never ending road” of property tax increases. If we used a system of revenue based budgeting it would mean that we only spend what we take in, it’s that simple. This Council raised taxes last […]

Will Quebecor Owned Cornwall Standard Freeholder Survive 2014? POLL

Will Quebecor Owned Cornwall Standard Freeholder Survive 2014?  POLL

CFN – One of the questions I get asked when chatted up in Cornwall the most is whether I think the Cornwall Standard Freeholder will survive?    The venerable old newspaper has endured changes in a changing media world.    It’s parent company, Sun News, owned by media giant Quebecor, has chopped hundreds of jobs […]

Cornwall Ontario Property Standards Advisory Committee Member Resigns & Moves to South Stormont Over Messy City Properties!

Cornwall Ontario Property Standards Advisory Committee Member Resigns & Moves to South Stormont Over Messy City Properties!

CFN – Liane Geoffrion was a member of the newly formed Property Standards Advisory Committee in Cornwall Ontario. She submitted this letter to the Editor after resigning from the Committee and moving to nearby Long Sault in South Stormont Ontario. “Our story begins in 2011 when my husband and I moved to Cornwall and bought a […]

17 Year Old Bicyclist Struck Down by Taxi in Cornwall Ontario by Nathanael Newton VIDEO – Sept 27, 2013

17 Year Old Bicyclist Struck Down by Taxi in Cornwall Ontario by Nathanael Newton VIDEO – Sept 27, 2013

CFN – Nathanael Newton was on scene at an accident that sent a 17 year old girl to hospital after a Taxi struck her off her bicycle in Cornwall Ontario. “Witnesses reported that a taxi driver hit a cyclist on the corner of Amelia and Water streets around noon Friday in Cornwall Ontario. Fire, ambulance […]

7,500 Pot Plants Nabbed by CRTF – Cornwall Ontario & Regional Police Blotter for Friday Sept 27, 2013 OPS OPP SIU

7,500 Pot Plants Nabbed by CRTF – Cornwall Ontario & Regional Police Blotter for Friday Sept 27, 2013 OPS OPP SIU

DRUG WARRANT   Cornwall, ON –  Monte Yancey, age 46, of Cornwall was arrested on the 26th of September 2013.  The Cornwall Community Police Service Street Crime Unit conducted an investigation then obtained and executed a search warrant at a Cornwall residence.  As a result, Monte Yancey was charged with 2 counts of Drug Possession, […]

Cornwall Memes Pulls in More Facebook Likes in One Month Than City of Cornwall Page!

Cornwall Memes Pulls in More Facebook Likes in One Month Than City of Cornwall Page!

CFN – Human nature is a funny thing.    People can say one thing publicly, but what they do is many times very different than what they say. While many have commented their indignation and outrage over the Cornwall Memes facebook page, it now has more likes in one month the City of Cornwall’s actual […]

St. Lawrence College in Cornwall Ontario to Fold Journalism Program by Jamie Gilcig

St. Lawrence College in Cornwall Ontario to Fold Journalism Program by Jamie Gilcig

CFN – I bumped into St. Lawrence College Dean Don Fairweather yesterday.   The mild mannered gentleman and I caught up, and I was saddened to discover that no new students will be admitted to the journalism program as it will be folding. The current class of students will be the last.   We exchanged […]