FLOOD ALERT For Cornwall Ontario Region SUNDAY Oct 29, 2017

FLOOD ALERT For Cornwall Ontario Region SUNDAY Oct 29, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – Roads had some stretches of flooding early Sunday morning before the real rain arrived.  This writer saw a massive pool of water on Second Street at 8:30 AM near Food Basics. Over 100 mm of rain are expected to fall in the area before the storm eases up on Tuesday. Expect high […]

#OPP Ask Public NOT TRAVEL on Tuttle Point Road near Prescott FLOODING May 8, 2017

#OPP Ask Public NOT TRAVEL on Tuttle Point Road near Prescott FLOODING May 8, 2017

(Prescott, Ont), The Ontario Provincial Police are requesting that the public NOT travel on Tuttle Point Road, Edwardsburh Township, unless they are a resident of the area. At this location, police have received numerous complaints from area homeowners of vehicles travelling down the road to view or take pictures of the area damaged by the current flooding. […]

#OPP No Boats or Sea Doos in Clarence Rockland Warning FLOODING May 7, 2017

#OPP No Boats or Sea Doos in Clarence Rockland Warning FLOODING May 7, 2017

MOTORIZED VESSEL WARNING IN THE CITY OF CLARENCE-ROCKLAND   (Rockland, ON) – On Sunday May 7, 2017, The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) in Rockland have been receiving complaints from the community that motorized vessels on the Ottawa River are causing wakes to overflow the sandbags along the City of Clarence-Rockland shoreline.   Due to rising waters […]

Another HEAVY RAIN & FLOOD ALERT from Morrisburg to Cornwall MAY 5, 2017

Another HEAVY RAIN & FLOOD ALERT from Morrisburg to Cornwall MAY 5, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – Flood Alerts from Morrisburg to Cornwall are in place as another round of heavy rains are expected to hit with as many as 75mm of rain deluging the area between Morrisburg and Cornwall (as well as all areas along the St. Lawrence River)  before things slow down on Sunday. High winds will […]

RAIN T Storm & FLOOD ALERT for Cornwall Ontario Area APRIL 30, 2017

RAIN T Storm & FLOOD ALERT for Cornwall Ontario Area APRIL 30, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – A two day bout of heavy rains and storms will blanket the Cornwall area with a high temperature of only 5c Sunday.   The rains will intensity overnight and into Monday with as much as 60mm to drench the River City with potential for flooding. Dial 855 444 1133 to have your ad […]

ALERT Cumberland & Emma CLOSED Due to Heavy Rainfall APRIL 6, 2017

ALERT Cumberland & Emma CLOSED Due to Heavy Rainfall APRIL 6, 2017

Traffic Notice – Closure of Cumberland Street and Emma Avenue Cornwall Ontario – The City of Cornwall would like to advise motorists that the intersection of Cumberland Street and Emma Avenue is currently closed to traffic in order to assess the need for repairs to a culvert. The heavy rainfall has created unsafe conditions at […]

Ark Building Time as Rains to Pummel Cornwall Ontario APRIL 6, 2017

Ark Building Time as Rains to Pummel Cornwall Ontario APRIL 6, 2017

CORNWALL ONTARIO – Nearly 50mm of rain is expected to hit the River City before Friday morning.    It will be steady and a FLOOD ALERT is expected. Up to 10mm more rain is expected Friday with temperatures between zero and 5c.   The Weekend should clear up and temperatures will jump to the 20c mark […]

RAIN & FLOOD ALERT Up to 60mm of Rain to Pelt Cornwall Ontario AUG 16, 2016

RAIN & FLOOD ALERT Up to 60mm of Rain to Pelt Cornwall Ontario AUG 16, 2016

Rains to Start Tuesday Afternoon 5:01 AM EDT Tuesday 16 August 2016 Rainfall warning in effect for: Cornwall – Lancaster Maxville – Alexandria Morrisburg – Long Sault Winchester – Newington A significant widespread rainfall is expected beginning late this morning or early this afternoon and overnight or early Wednesday morning. The rain will be heavy […]

Solving a Home Grown Refugee Crisis – Kashechewan Letter to the Editor MARCH 23, 2016

Solving a Home Grown Refugee Crisis – Kashechewan Letter to the Editor MARCH 23, 2016

    Dear Editor,   For several years, “Keeshechewan” residents have been coming to the Cornwall and  “Ahkwesáhsne” communities to escape the springtime flood waters of the Albany River.   It’s a hardship for the families for sure, but our communities strive to make it work, and we’ve developed something of a rapport along the […]