Cornwall Ontario Police Blotter for Monday March 17, 2014

Cornwall Ontario Police Blotter for Monday March 17, 2014

BREACH   Cornwall, ON – Amanda Stevens, 29 of Cornwall was arrested on March 14th, 2014 on the strength of a probation warrant. It is alleged that the woman breached her conditions on her conditional sentence order and a warrant was issued for her arrest. On March 14th, 2014 a member of the Cornwall Community […]

Youth Retention is Critical to Our Future in Cornwall but is it an Election Issue by Jamie Gilcig

Youth Retention is Critical to Our Future in Cornwall but is it an Election Issue by Jamie Gilcig

CFN – Youth retention is a huge issue in Cornwall Ontario, and while it’s easy to make it an election issue there’s very little any candidate can do to change the course and direction of what’s happening here in our fair city. Today I was talking with a young man that was planning to run […]

Freedom to Read Week Winner Judy Barkley at SD&G County Library – March 13, 2014

Freedom to Read Week Winner Judy Barkley at SD&G County Library – March 13, 2014

CFN – Are you ready to guess that banned book? In honour of Freedom to Read Week, the SD&G County Library is challenging residents on their knowledge of banned or censored books. Held February 23 to March 1, Freedom to Read Week is an annual event that encourages Canadians to think about and reaffirm their […]

Ontario Writes Cheque to Fix Cracks in Cornwall Infrastructure – March 13, 2014

Ontario Writes Cheque to Fix Cracks in Cornwall Infrastructure – March 13, 2014

CORNWALL Ontario – Nearby Prescott Russell MPP Grant Crack rode shotgun with a few ministers of the Wynne Government as they brought a few bags of money to Cornwall to help with our failing infrastructure and flooding issues. In particular  the reconstruction of sewers on Eleventh, Grand and Miron, and redirection of sanitary flow to another […]

11th Councilor – City Hall Needs to Come Clean on the Chem Tanks as 1 Month Adjournment Announced by Jamie Gilcig

11th Councilor – City Hall Needs to Come Clean on the Chem Tanks as 1 Month Adjournment Announced by Jamie Gilcig

CORNWALL Ontario –  City Hall here in Cornwall just issued a release stating that Trillium Distributing Cornwall Inc. is going to halt for a month while ongoing talks continue. Frankly that’s frightening.    The Mayor and Council have still refused why Economic Development knew about the project starting in February 2013.  Council has not brought […]

OPP Release Train Fatality Info – OPS Officer Charged – Police Blotter Tuesday March 11 – CPS OPP OPS

OPP Release Train Fatality Info – OPS Officer Charged – Police Blotter Tuesday March 11 – CPS OPP OPS

Ontario Provincial Police News Portal [STORMONT DUNDAS and GLENGARRY] Investigation Completed – Fatal Collision 2014-03-11 (South Glengarry) – SD&G OPP officers assisted by SD&G Crime Unit members have completed their investigation that involved a pedestrian (20yr old male from Valleyfield, QC) and a Via passenger train. The death was non-suspicious in nature; SD&G OPP wishes to […]

Possible Via Rail Train Suicide Near Cornwall Ontario – March 10, 2014

Possible Via Rail Train Suicide Near Cornwall Ontario – March 10, 2014

CORNWALL Ontario – SD&G OPP officers are currently at the scene of a train (Via) and pedestrian collision near 5TH Line Road, South Glengarry Township. The investigation has revealed that a male was struck by an eastbound via passenger train at approximately 4:00pm just west the Ontario/Quebec border. The investigation is ongoing as to the identity and […]

Cornwall Police Services Block Montreal Road Early Sunday Morning – March 9, 2014

Cornwall Police Services Block Montreal Road Early Sunday Morning – March 9, 2014

CORNWALL Ontario –  Cornwall Police Services blocked off a section of Montreal Road in the early hours of Sunday approximately 2 AM. Police were responding to a  reported assault, and were in search of the victim.    The CPS responded Sunday stating that the victim was found. If you see news happen email your photo […]

Grocery Wars Heating Up in Cornwall Ontario – Will Consumers Win? POLL by Jamie Gilcig

Grocery Wars Heating Up in Cornwall Ontario – Will Consumers Win? POLL by Jamie Gilcig

CORNWALL Ontario –  Grocery stores are duking it out in Cornwall Ontario.  The latest entry has been Freshco.  The Sobey’s owned chain features more aggressive prices. As a impoverished savvy consumer I try and make my dollars spread the furthest so I tend to shop at different stores.  Local management aside, I tend to like […]

CFN Beat the Clock Special! 300×700 Skyscraper Banner for only $149+HST monthly! CLICK FOR DETAILS

CFN Beat the Clock Special! 300×700 Skyscraper Banner for only $149+HST monthly! CLICK FOR DETAILS

It’s Beat the Clock time again on CFN!   You have until Monday March 10 at NOON EST to grab this buy!  Great for Election Campaigns, your business, charity, event or organization.  You can purchase as many as you like as long as they are used during 2014.  Your choice of month based on availability! […]

Tractor Trailer Jack Knife Closes Hwy 401 Eastbound – 10:56 AM Saturday March 8, 2014

Tractor Trailer Jack Knife Closes Hwy 401 Eastbound – 10:56 AM Saturday March 8, 2014

Ontario Provincial Police News Portal [STORMONT DUNDAS and GLENGARRY] Collision Closes Highway 2014-03-08 (South Glengarry) – SD&G OPP officers are currently at the scene of a single vehicle collision on Highway 401, South Glengarry Township. Early stages of the investigation indicate that the driver of a tractor trailer lost control and jack-knifed in the eastbound lanes. […]

Dear Todd Lihou – If you’re going to write about numbers maybe actually use numbers? CFN Feb Stats!

Dear Todd Lihou – If you’re going to write about numbers maybe actually use numbers?  CFN Feb Stats!

CORNWALL Ontario –  That wacky Todd Lihou of the Seaway News has been caught telling Porkies again. Mr. Lihou wrote a column spouting how awesome the Seaway News is numerically speaking only he didn’t really give out numbers.  He just congratulated his paper while mentioning some limp stories. Frankly if you’re going to talk numbers […]

Letter to the Editor – Nathanael Newton on Enbridge 9b Pipeline – March 7, 2014

Would you tie yourself to a fence to force the Police to arrest you if you believed in something strongly enough?

Letter to the Editor – Nathanael Newton on Enbridge 9b Pipeline – March 7, 2014

That certainly seems quite extreme; however, this is exactly what 398 students from the United States did last week.   For the past few years 350.org (among many others) has been spearheading a campaign against the expansion of the Keystone XL pipeline that is slated to begin transporting Tar Sands bitumen from Alberta to the […]