There’s a Federal election in the air – sure at the moment it’s just a whiff, but with hints of June dropped recently you never know. While our riding chose Guy Lauzon by a large percentage of a tiny apathetic vote, were those numbers based on Mr. Lauzon’s popularity or on a lack of support… Continue reading The Next Federal Election – Bernadette Clement
Score early and score often. Advice that leads to a win as the Bruins discovered last night during their 4-2 victory and forcing Carolina to a game 7. I have a hunch the Bruins will survive this series too. Anaheim showed a lot of moxy in forcing a game 7 in their series with Detroit… Continue reading Game 7 or Bust – NHL Roundup!
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Swine flu or H1N1 as the Pork Producers would prefer us calling it seems to be spreading very fast. While people are a bit fed up hearing about it they should be very concerned and vigilant as more and more cases are being reported right here in Canada and close to Cornwall. L I N… Continue reading Swine Flu Update
It was a spirited and impressive presentation today at City Hall this afternoon. This special meeting was called solely for the purpose of council deciding whether or not to allow the funding committee to be able to sell the various naming rights to the new arena. Led by Ramada Inn and Conference Center owner Scott… Continue reading “We Need to Get it Right” Scott Lecky on the Arena…
L I N K You know in the end I think this is just political jockeying. The reality is that this border crossing is a major smuggling point for the Mohawk Tobacco trade with over 90% of illegal smokes in Canada coming through this area. The reality is that it is their land leased to… Continue reading Mohawks Don’t Like Guns; at least CBP Guns
It lasts so briefly and I think that’s what helps make them so special. It’s that time of the year when we can treat ourselves to Fiddleheads. L I N K A little garlic and olive oil and you’re ready to party! If you don’t forage for them like Chef Shawn Kretz you can usually… Continue reading It’s FIDDLEHEAD SEASON!
Here are your local Quick Hits for the day! Cornwall’s Elderly Drivers a threat? Hawkesbury loses Pittsburgh Glass 4 Car Crash in Cornwall Claude McIntosh has Ciggy Smuggling Dead On please visit our sponsors:
Alex Ovechkin took his frustrations out on Sergei Gonchar last night who had to leave the game in Pittsburgh 5-3 whomp. The series is now tied at 2 games each. Some super hockey is being played and depending on whether the leagues’s best player gets a suspension for his hit or not it’s still a… Continue reading Canes lead series 3-1 over Bruins – Penguins beat Caps 5-3 – Patrick Roy doesn’t shuffly papers
There’s going to be a special City Council meeting on Arena naming rights this Tuesday at City Hall. If you don’t want the arena project to go through it may be a good time to drop by and share your opinion. Meeting starts at 4 PM. L I N K So what happens if the… Continue reading Arena Updates
Being an artist myself one of my pet projects is to support local art and artists. If you want a place to display your art; whether it being drawn, written, spoken, video, or otherwise email us and we can find a place for it here on the site. We can also help you market your… Continue reading Calling ALL ARTISTS – you know who you are…..
L I N K Prime Minister Stephen Harper supports a 2nd NHL team in the Toronto area and more Canadian teams. See, as much as I don’t admire the man or his politics I will give him kudos for being dead right on this one. I’m not sure when Gary Bettman and the other wunderkinds… Continue reading Hey, Stephen Harper says something Right 🙂
Now that the reality that it could cost every person in Cornwall over $600 to build the new arena and over $17 per person per year to maintain it I’ve started to look at alternatives. I know I’m late to this party, but it’s not too late to pull the plug on this mess. L… Continue reading Great Article about Community Out Door Skating Rinks
Not sure how many people know, but our city council wants to install water meters in every house in Cornwall. I know the city needs money, what with building arenas that will cost each citizen in Cornwall over $600 to build and $17 per person per year to maintain, but do we really want water… Continue reading Water Meters – I say no
2.8 Million Ciggies burnt in Van St. Andrews West firefighters appeared on scene to extinguish the blaze, but also found the van was filled with cardboard boxes of cigarettes. Deputy Fire Chief Paul Wheeler could not comment on the nature of the fire because of the OPP investigation. Farmer’s Market Opens Victoria Day Weekend 24/7… Continue reading Local Quick Hits
Here is the latest Column from Chef Shawn Kretz: Planting season is upon us. Before we know it there will be weeds to pick, along with the first of the season’s bounty. Seedlings are available at every garden centre, and gardens are starting to come together as the risk of frost diminishes. As I have… Continue reading Cooking With Kretz – Bring on the Green
A very funny and talented man. Poor Burt Reynolds has lost his pal. DeLuise died in his sleep on May 4, 2009 at St. John’s Health Center in Santa Monica, California, aged 75. He was hospitalized at the time, suffering from kidney failure and respiratory problems following a long battle with cancer. WIKI LINK IMDB… Continue reading Dom DeLuise Passes Away at 75
Let’s see if we can find enough recent happy stories to fill this entry….and boy is it hard to find Happy Good News out there! Original Dr. Pepper Recipe Found in Old Ledger Researchers Re-Create Pharaoh’s Scent Legally Blind Man Saves Neighbor How to Build a Bike from Bamboo Retired Customers help Save Resto and… Continue reading Tired of sad bad news? Happy Quick Hits of the Day