Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Christmas Time Comes to Cornwall DEC 3, 2016

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Christmas Time Comes to Cornwall DEC 3, 2016

    Cornwall Ontario – As the song says, “It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas”. It is true. Everywhere we go there are sparkling lights, multi-coloured decorations, toys, gifts, Santa Clauses and Nativity scenes. Pommier’s Square at Pitt and Second Streets is all lit up with colourful decorations, little fir trees and in […]

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford REMEMBRANCE DAY & TIGER Nov 5, 2016

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford REMEMBRANCE DAY & TIGER Nov 5, 2016

Cornwall Ontario – November 11th. Remembrance Day always brings back a lot of memories for all of us. I remember when I was young there were large gatherings of people at the Cenotaph in all kinds of weather, cold windy days or sometimes snowing and other mornings were bright and sunny. I can still see […]

Woodstock Nurse Charged 8 Counts 1st Degree Murder of Long Term Patients OCT 25, 2016

Woodstock Nurse Charged 8 Counts 1st Degree Murder of Long Term Patients OCT 25, 2016

Ontario Provincial Police News Portal OPP Media Release Corporate Communications GHQ UPDATE – MULTI-JURISDICTION – HOMICIDE INVESTIGATION – Charges Laid In Connection With Long Term Care Patient Deaths 2016-10-25 FROM/DE: CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION BRANCH        DATE: October 25, 2016 UPDATE – MULTI-JURISDICTION – HOMICIDE INVESTIGATION Charges Laid In Connection With Long Term Care Patient […]

Cornwall Panics As Walmart Shut Down After Hydro Blackout Friday Night OCT 22, 2016

Cornwall Panics As Walmart Shut Down After Hydro Blackout Friday Night OCT 22, 2016

Cornwall Ontario –  In a town with a large senior population, a black out hitting the busiest boulevard around Early Bird time was brutal Friday night.    City lights and most of the Brookdale and Downtown core were dark during a massive rain storm. The black out lasted between approximately 6 PM and 8PM. Some […]

South Stormont Senior Charged After Domestic SD&G #opp OCT 21, 2016

South Stormont Senior Charged After Domestic SD&G #opp OCT 21, 2016

Ontario Provincial Police News Portal OPP Media Release STORMONT DUNDAS and GLENGARRY IMPAIRED DRIVER/DOMESTIC INVESTIGATION/DRUGS SEIZED 2016-10-21 IMPAIRED DRIVER (North Dundas) – On October 20, 2016 at approximately 2:50pm, Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry (SD&G) Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers intercepted a vehicle following a driving complaint on County Road 31, North Dundas Township. Investigation indicated […]

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Looking at the Lamp OCT 7, 2016

Seniors Situation Room by  Dawn Ford – Looking at the Lamp OCT 7, 2016

  Cornwall Ontario – The year books for the School of Nursing of the Cornwall General Hospital were called, “The Lamp”. In the back of the 1959, 1960 and 1961 editions are many ads for local businesses. See how many are still around today and how many you remember: Smith Hardware, Rita Marshall Millinery & […]

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Batman & Nurses Pledge SEPT 20, 2016

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Batman & Nurses Pledge SEPT 20, 2016

      Cornwall Ontario – In the Reminisce magazine of Sept. 2016 is an article on Batman and Robin, The Dynamic Duo. Who can forget the Batmobile? I had forgotten, though, all the expressions of Robin like, “Holy Haberdashery” which apparently was only one of 350, according to the article. Batman was played by […]

Seniors Situation Room Dawn Ford FOUR Years and 77 Columns Later! AUG 10, 2016

Seniors Situation Room  Dawn Ford FOUR Years and 77 Columns Later!  AUG 10, 2016

  An ‘Old Fashion Tea’ was held recently at the Beek Lindsay Seniors Residence. The organizers were Claudette Quesnel, Lizette Lapensee and Claire Pelkey. I was not able to attend but I heard that there were lots of scrumptious goodies in the offering with the tea. Pictured in the photo enjoying the tea are: Lucille […]

MPP Randy Hillier Pens Letter that Slaps Down Seniors Cuts & PSW Abuse AUG 10, 2016

MPP Randy Hillier Pens Letter that Slaps Down Seniors Cuts & PSW Abuse AUG 10, 2016

Randy Hillier, the PC MPP for Lanark-Frontenac-Lennox & Addington is one of my favorite politicians in Ontario.   It’s not that I agree with all of his positions or support his party, but when you talk with him you can feel a passion and integrity that is sorely lacking in so many other elected officials. (photo:facebook) […]

SIU Investigate Senior Collision With OPP Cruiser in Prescott Ontario JUNE 14, 2016

SIU Investigate Senior Collision With OPP Cruiser in Prescott Ontario JUNE 14, 2016

SIU Investigating Collision between OPP Cruiser and Vehicle East of Prescott Case Number: 16-PVI-150 Appeals Form Witness Form Mississauga, ON (11 June, 2016) — Ontario’s Special Investigations Unit is examining the circumstances surrounding an evening collision between an Ontario Provincial Police cruiser and another vehicle. Preliminary information suggests the following: Shortly before 9:00 p.m. on […]

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