CORNWALL ONTARIO AREA SEA CADETS HONOURED AT AWARDS NIGHT by Don Smith

CORNWALL ONTARIO AREA SEA CADETS HONOURED AT AWARDS NIGHT by Don Smith

CFN – Monday evening was a time of celebration for the local Sea Cadet Corps as families and friends gathered to witness the presentation of some twenty awards for those who made significant progress and contributions, ranging from marksmanship skills to team spirit. The short video below is a tribute to those who were recognized. […]

Open Mike by Mike Bedard – City Governance – More Dollars To Consultants in Cornwall Ontario – May 4, 2012

Open Mike by Mike Bedard – City Governance – More Dollars To Consultants in Cornwall Ontario – May 4, 2012

What is Governance? CFN – Governance is the act of governing. It relates to decisions that define expectations, grant power, or verify performance. It consists of either a separate process or part of management or leadership processes. These processes and systems are typically administered by a government. . As the definition states our Councilors are […]

Your Cornwall Free News Photo of the Day by Calvin Hanson – Bronze Fountain Horse – May 2, 2012

Your Cornwall Free News Photo of the Day by Calvin Hanson – Bronze Fountain Horse – May 2, 2012

CFN – Calvin Hanson took this picture May 2, 2012 of a magnificent bronze horse statue that came from Italy adorns the front lawn of the Al Bourdeau residence on Cornwall Centre Road.  Shortly, the statue will turn into a fountain when the temperatures rise high enough for the water to be turned on. To submit […]

GYPSY Now Playing CD Release Party at Lola’s Pub n Grub in Cornwall Ontario – Saturday May 5, 2012

GYPSY Now Playing CD Release Party at Lola’s Pub n Grub in Cornwall Ontario – Saturday May 5, 2012

CFN – Cornwall band GYPSY is having its CD release party at Lola’s Pub n Grub Saturday May 5th! From the band:  hey folks, Jim from Gypsy Here. You know, If being a musician wasn’t so much fun, doing all this prep work ourselves is entirely too much work. Glamorous? oh yeah, spending the next […]

View From the Hill by Keith Beardsley – OT Payments to Ministers Drivers – Time for Review – May 2, 2012

View From the Hill by Keith Beardsley – OT Payments to Ministers Drivers – Time for Review – May 2, 2012

CFN – It was interesting to see that departments IE the taxpayer paid out some $600,000 in overtime payments to ministerial drivers. This covered the one year period from April 1, 2010 to March 31, 2011. I am not about to defend these expenses, all government expenses deserve scrutiny and some of these do seem excessive, […]

Your Police Blotter for the Cornwall Ontario Area for Wednesday May 2, 2012

Your Police Blotter for the Cornwall Ontario Area for Wednesday May 2, 2012

ASSAULT CAUSE BODILY HARM, OBSTRUCT & MISCHIEF               Cornwall, ON- A 16 year-old Cornwall youth was arrested on May 1st, 2012. It is alleged that on the 1st of May, 2012 the youth attended a Water Street store where he was trespassed a month prior. The store security approached the youth when he was assaulted. The […]

Head on Crash on Highway 138 near Cornwall Ontario – Is it finally time to Widen Major Traffic Artery?

Head on Crash on Highway 138 near Cornwall Ontario – Is it finally time to Widen Major Traffic Artery?

CFN –  It happened again.  Another crash on Highway 138.   So far no life was lost in this head on crash. Highway 138 is a major North South link between the 417 and 401 highways and the most direct route to Ottawa from Cornwall Ontario.   It’s heavily used and two lanes wide only. […]

Point of Order – McGuinty gets another shot at Majority government by Stéphane Groulx

Point of Order – McGuinty gets another shot at Majority government by Stéphane Groulx

CFN – With the resignation of long-serving Tory MPP Elizabeth Witmer, Dalton McGuinty and the provincial Liberals have been given a gold opportunity to re-claim their coveted majority at Queen’s Park. Witmer’s resignation comes as the Premier nominates her to become the chair of  the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) In a statement made […]