BREAKING – Brock Frost Charity Page Gone from GOFUNDME Nov 8, 2016

BREAKING – Brock Frost Charity Page Gone from GOFUNDME Nov 8, 2016

Cornwall Ontario –   CFN has learned from a viewer that disgraced former City Councilor Robert Brock Frost’s gofundme page for his new “Charity” to raise cash for Brock’s love of travelling  Haiti storm recovery is no more. Frost had previously pled guilty after being charged with fraud and forgery over his exploits as owner […]

CFN Sets Monthly Traffic Records in Q3 – By the Numbers NOV 1, 2016

CFN Sets Monthly Traffic Records in Q3 – By the Numbers NOV 1, 2016

The Cornwall Free News had a very busy third quarter, especially in August when we broke two monthly site records! Thanks to all of our viewers as each click counts! Unique Visitors 276,035 Number of Visits 578,925 Human Page Views 3,720,090 Can you imagine if your organization, business, or service had that exposure? Are you […]

CFN is Looking for Summer Interns CLICK FOR DETAILS!

CFN is Looking for Summer Interns CLICK FOR DETAILS!

The Cornwall Free News is a lot larger than just the Cornwall market!    We’re looking for a few Community Journalism Interns in the following communities;    Cornwall, Brockville, Ottawa, Montreal, Kingston, and Toronto. Please email your CV with at least three writing sample to:  jamie@cornwallfreenews.com Some remuneration is possible. We’re also looking for some […]

Cornwall Regional Police Blotter for OCT 29, 2015 CCPS OPP

Cornwall Regional Police Blotter for OCT 29, 2015 CCPS OPP

BREAK AND ENTER, TRESPASS AT NIGHT, POSSESSION STOLEN PROPERTY, BREACH   Cornwall, ON – Four Cornwall youths aged 15-17 were arrested on October 29th, 2015 and charged with various charges including: break and enter, trespass at night, possession of stolen property, breach of probation and breach of recognizance. It is alleged in the early morning […]

A Canadian Election Break Down With One Week to Go by Jamie Gilcig OCT 12, 2015

A Canadian Election Break Down With One Week to Go by Jamie Gilcig OCT 12, 2015

So with one week to go where do we stand with one of Canada’s longest elections? Stephen Harper clearly will not enjoy another majority which has many Canadians rejoicing.    Scandal after scandal has plagued his government, but most simply have grown tired of the politics of fear mongering and threats.    As my mentor […]

Julia Lucio, Bernadette Clement, & My Dog’s Testicles by Jamie Gilcig – SEPT 5, 2015

Julia Lucio, Bernadette Clement, & My Dog’s Testicles by Jamie Gilcig – SEPT 5, 2015

I had two odd conversations with two journalists in the last 24 hours.    The first was a late night ping on facebook when a disgruntled journo asked if I’d seen the shameless cover of the latest seeker.   I answered no, because like many in Cornwall I don’t read it. I’m not being mean […]

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Lawrence Welk Birthdays & Child Haven Int’l AUG 18, 2015

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Lawrence Welk Birthdays & Child Haven Int’l AUG 18, 2015

  My brother Ron Herrington is a resident of Heritage Heights Retirement Home. His good friend Bob Katz visits Ron every week. Bob also picks up my brother once a week and brings Ron to his home for dinner where he cooks Ron’s favourite foods for him. I get invited which is nice.(No cooking and […]

Marleau McConnell Intersection to Get Federal & Provincial Cash in Cornwall – JULY 8, 2015

Marleau McConnell Intersection to Get Federal & Provincial Cash in Cornwall – JULY 8, 2015

It should be easier for shoppers to get to Freshco after this project! Residents of Cornwall will benefit from the Marleau Avenue reconstruction project thanks to joint funding from the Governments of Canada and Ontario through the Small Communities Fund. The project involves reconstructing the urban roadway, from Marlborough Street to Alice Street including reconfiguration […]

Drug Bust in Ottawa – David Brunet Tries To Flee From OPP in South Glengarry – POLICE BLOTTER 19/12/14 #OPP #OPS #CCPS

Drug Bust in Ottawa – David Brunet Tries To Flee From OPP in South Glengarry – POLICE BLOTTER 19/12/14 #OPP #OPS #CCPS

TRAFFIC STOP ENDS IN ARREST (South Glengarry) – On December 18, 2014 at approximately 12:10pm, an OPP Highway Safety Division (HSD) officer intercepted a vehicle for a traffic violation on County Road 34, South Glengarry Township. After initially stopping, the driver sped away in an erratic manner and was eventually stopped a short distance away. […]

Rose Breasted Grosbeak Flies from Pennsylvania to Cornwall Ontario NOV 14, 2014

Rose Breasted Grosbeak Flies from Pennsylvania to Cornwall Ontario NOV 14, 2014

CFN – Calvin Hanson of Cornwall photographed this banded female Rose-breasted Grosbeak which came to his feeder November 5th to 9th. He identified all nine numbers on the band and reported them to the Bird Banding Laboratory in Laurel, Maryland and they confirmed the bird is in their database and they revealed she was hatched in […]

CFN Municipal Candidate Reviews For Cornwall & South Stormont O’NEILL CARR COFFEY CAMERON

CFN Municipal Candidate Reviews For Cornwall & South Stormont O’NEILL CARR COFFEY CAMERON

CFN is reviewing and rating local candidates this election instead of endorsing. Our next candidates for review are  Mike O’Neill, Denis Carr, Reg Coffey, Chris Cameron Mike O’Neill.  Where the heck did he come from? He ran one of the best campaigns as far as how he handled himself and presented his vision and hopes […]

CFN Municipal Candidate Reviews For Cornwall & South Stormont BEDARD & Primeau

CFN Municipal Candidate Reviews For Cornwall & South Stormont  BEDARD & Primeau

CFN is reviewing and rating local candidates this election instead of endorsing. Our next candidates for review are for Davey Bedard & Donna Primeau I’m not sure what Davey Bedard stands for or why he’s really running, but he did give one of the most entertaining speeches at the Civic Complex debate.   Rapping can be […]

CFN Municipal Candidate Reviews For Cornwall & South Stormont SABOURIN WALDROFF

CFN Municipal Candidate Reviews For Cornwall & South Stormont SABOURIN WALDROFF

CFN is reviewing and rating local candidates this election instead of endorsing. Our next candidates for review are for Denis Sabourin & Rick Waldroff I don’t know what to make of Mr. Sabourin who also was a pundit on Seaway Radio along with the late Joe Gunn on our Political Round Table show. Mr. Sabourin is […]

CFN Municipal Candidate Reviews For Cornwall & South Stormont Samler & Swerdfeger

CFN Municipal Candidate Reviews For Cornwall & South Stormont Samler & Swerdfeger

CFN is reviewing and rating local candidates this election instead of endorsing. Our next candidates for review are for Gary Samler & Jason Swerdfeger Mr. Samler is taking his second whack at getting elected.  He’s come a long way in the last four years.  His public speaking is much better. His knowledge and focus on issues […]

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