FEDERAL League Officially Approves Cornwall National’s Expansion SEPT 16, 2016

FEDERAL League Officially Approves Cornwall National’s Expansion SEPT 16, 2016

FHL Formally Approves Expansion to Cornwall, Ontario for 2016-17 Season Syracuse, NY – The Federal Hockey League (FHL) has formally approved an expansion FHL Member Club to Cornwall, Ontario, Canada that will begin play during the 2016-17 season. The new Cornwall expansion membership will play its home games at the Ed Lumley Arena at the […]

Cornwall Ontario River Kings Sign 3 More Players – JULY 20, 2016

Cornwall Ontario River Kings Sign 3 More Players – JULY 20, 2016

Lalonde signs three more CORNWALL — The River Kings have signed their first overall pick from last month’s LNAH draft, in addition to two tough customers that local fans will love. General manager Rick Lalonde has come to terms with 24-year-old centre Michael Beaudry, who played in the Southern Professional Hockey League last season after […]

Coach Bob Desjardins to Return to Cornwall River Kings for 2016-17 LNAH Season

Coach Bob Desjardins to Return to Cornwall River Kings for 2016-17 LNAH Season

Desjardins, Kings will be ready for 2016-17 CORNWALL — The River Kings will have a familiar face behind the bench when the puck drops on the 2016-17 LNAH season. Veteran bench boss Bob Desjardins will return in the fall as the team’s head coach. “I’m really looking forward to starting the season in Cornwall,” said […]

Cornwall Ontario River Kings Hit Season High Attendance as Play Offs Approach

Cornwall Ontario River Kings Hit Season High Attendance as Play Offs Approach

CORNWALL Ontario  – Local hockey fans showed the River Kings some love on Sunday afternoon at the Civic Complex with a season-high crowd of 1,321. But the Laval Predateurs spoiled the party, snapping Cornwall’s four-game winning streak on Valentine’s Day with a 4-2 victory. It was the River Kings first regulation loss since Jan. 15, […]

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Bob Turner Needs to be Honoured FEB 14, 2016

Seniors Situation Room  by  Dawn Ford – Bob Turner Needs to be Honoured FEB 14, 2016

  Our City Councillor and columnist for the Seaway News, Claude McIntosh is advocating some honour to be bestowed in memory of the late Bob Turner. In his excellent article in the Seaway News of January 9th. Mr. McIntosh has credited Bob with bringing minor sports to Cornwall. Bob Turner was our city’s first Recreation […]

More Cornwall Ontario River King Pre Trade Deadline Action – Pokulok Gone JAN 11, 2016

More Cornwall Ontario River King Pre Trade Deadline Action – Pokulok Gone JAN 11, 2016

Cornwall Ontario – The River Kings continue to bolster their roster and have acquired rugged forward/defenceman Maxime Vachon from St-Georges. Cornwall also receives a 1st round draft pick in exchange for the injured Sasha Pokulok and a 5th round pick at next June’s draft. “We are thrilled to add Vachon to our lineup,” said General […]

Goalie Equipment Stolen in Alexandria – JAN 27, 2015 #OPP

Goalie Equipment Stolen in Alexandria – JAN 27, 2015 #OPP

THEFT OF HOCKEY EQUIPMENT (North Glengarry) – On January 26, 2015 Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry (SD&G) Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) began an investigation into a reported theft of hockey equipment. Investigation indicated that on January 25, 2015 between 10:00am and 12:00pm, goaltender equipment was taken from the Glengarry Sports Palace (arena) in the Town of […]

Cornwall CAO Norm Levac Finally Answers 5 Questions – Vincent Ice Rink Rebuild Starts Saturday January 10, 2015

Cornwall CAO Norm Levac Finally Answers 5 Questions – Vincent Ice Rink Rebuild Starts Saturday January 10, 2015

CORNWALL Ontario – In what has been a not so magical mystery tour the City of Cornwall has relented and agreed to allow the Vincent family ice rink to at least finish off the season, even though part of the ice surface is on City property (as is the family’s driveway). Hello Jamie, I believe […]

Vincent Family Discouraged as City Refuses to Answer Simple Rink Rebuild Questions by Jamie Gilcig – JAN 9, 2015

Vincent Family Discouraged as City Refuses to Answer Simple Rink Rebuild Questions by Jamie Gilcig – JAN 9, 2015

CORNWALL Ontario – Brian Vincent is feeling discouraged.  The family was happy when a new group came together to help rebuild their family rink. A meeting was requested by the group for Thursday morning with Bill De Wit, the city manager who attended the initial break down of the boards as ordered directly by Cornwall […]

Group Forms to Legally Rebuild the Vincent Rink in Cornwall Ontario – Will You Help? JAN 7, 2015

Group Forms to Legally Rebuild the Vincent Rink in Cornwall Ontario – Will You Help?  JAN 7, 2015

CORNWALL Ontario – While City Hall may not have supported the ice rink on Monaco Crescent in Cornwall, the people of the community and frankly, all across Canada clearly do. So much so that a group has been formed to rebuild the Vincent’s rink.  Members will be meeting Thursday at City Hall in hopes that […]

Why I Want to Move From Cornwall Ontario For the First Time After Vincent Rink Fiasco by Jamie Gilcig

Why I Want to Move From Cornwall Ontario For the First Time After Vincent Rink Fiasco by Jamie Gilcig

CORNWALL Ontario – Some very ugly people got their way and used City Hall as a bully tool to destroy a family rink.   Last night the Vincent family and some friends were essentially forced to take the boards down from their rink.   As you can see in the picture above from last week […]

Cornwall Residents to Rally for Vincent Family Ice Rink FRIDAY DEC 26th 1 PM & Why I Think the Rink Should Stay by Jamie Gilcig

Cornwall Residents to Rally for Vincent Family Ice Rink FRIDAY DEC 26th 1 PM & Why I Think the Rink Should Stay by Jamie Gilcig

CORNWALL Ontario – Sometimes in life you make a mistake.  Sometimes you can even be right and make a mistake. I don’t think too many are disputing the by laws of the City of Cornwall; but an awful lot of folks will be disputing the interpretation and application of those laws by supporting the Vincent […]

Cornwall Mayor O’Shaughnessy Nixes Rink Boards As Vincent Family Vow to Sell and Leave City by Jamie Gilcig

Cornwall Mayor O’Shaughnessy Nixes Rink Boards As Vincent Family Vow to Sell and Leave City by Jamie Gilcig

CORNWALL Ontario – The Mayor’s may have changed, but the bizarre attitudes in Cornwall Ontario haven’t as new mayor Leslie O’Shaughnessy attended the ice rink this morning, before the CTV cameras showed up and decreed that the boards have to come down.   He confirmed this via phone with CFN while we were in attendance. […]