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 […]

Cornwall Ontario Mayor Bob Kilger Ditches Settlement Hearing in CFN Panic Button T Shirt Lawsuit

Cornwall Ontario Mayor Bob Kilger Ditches Settlement Hearing in CFN Panic Button T Shirt Lawsuit

CFN – Two high priced Ottawa Litigators from the firm of Borden Ladner Gervais LLP  descended into the Courthouse in Cornwall Ontario to represent the City of Cornwall and its mayor Bob Kilger, over the incident that took place in council when the Mayor elected to hit the panic button and call police to remove […]

70 Year Old Struck Down on 2nd Street West by Driver in Cornwall Ontario Sept 25, 2013

70 Year Old Struck Down on 2nd Street West by Driver in Cornwall Ontario Sept 25, 2013

CFN – Police attended an accident on 2nd Street West early this morning in Cornwall Ontario.   A single vehicle struck down a pedestrian. Witnesses stated they heard that the driver had the sun in their eyes. The victim was taken to Cornwall Community Hospital. If you see news happen email your photos or video […]

La Citadelle in Cornwall Ontario Hosts 2013 International Day of the Girl Event – October 11

La Citadelle in Cornwall Ontario Hosts 2013 International Day of the Girl Event – October 11

Friday October 11, 2013 is a celebration of International Day of the Girl La Citadelle School in Cornwall Ontario is hosting a series of events and workshops. Click the poster above to find out more! The second International Day of the Girl will be celebrated at L’École secondaire la Citadelle in Cornwall on October 11, […]

Police Blotter for Monday September 16, 2013 – Cornwall Ontario – OPP SIU

Police Blotter for Monday September 16, 2013 – Cornwall Ontario – OPP SIU

POSSISSION OF A CONTROLED SUBSTSANCE   Cornwall, ON – Jean Larocque, 52 of Lachute, Quebec was arrested on the 13th of September, 2013 and charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance. It is alleged that on the 13th of September, 2013 police stopped the man for a traffic violation and found the man to be in possession […]

Fall Fest 2013 Flat as Fans Flee Is the Kinsmen Brand Tainted in Cornwall Ontario? by Jamie Gilcig

Fall Fest 2013 Flat as Fans Flee  Is the Kinsmen Brand Tainted in Cornwall Ontario?  by Jamie Gilcig

CFN – I was bewildered when I got a missive from Terry Muir last winter or so.   After all I’d had to issue suit against Ribfest for reneging on our promotional contract. CFN had been first media sponsor in for the travelling pigfest, a professional show that you really would have to screw up […]