Sad news, Legend Walter Cronkite has passed away at the age of 92. The Most Trusted Man in America will be fondly remembered. Here is one of his most famous broadcasts: httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2K8Q3cqGs7I W I K I please visit our sponsors:
It looks like it’s a GREEN LIGHT for Renee Zellweger to get into the Ice Cream and return for a 3rd round in the Bridget Jones franchise. In this sequel Bridget faces the baby clock. No word yet if he usual suspects will return, but Hugh Grant and Colin Firth’s dance cards have not been… Continue reading Renee Zellweger Back for Bridget Jones 3
Here is a list of interesting bits from the news as I am hearing a lot of people over enthusiastic about the economy recovering. While we do have things a bit better in Canada than in the US or other parts of the world the recession is still there and its impact is most likely… Continue reading The Financial Page
I had the opportunity to sit around the fire Monday night after Cornwall City Council. It was interesting. No other reporters; only about a dozen or so people. I introduced myself, but didn’t take out my notepad, recorder, or camera. I explained I just wanted opinions and discussion for background because frankly there seem to… Continue reading Akwesasne 1 – Harper Government 0 BRIDGE UPDATE – EDITORIAL
According to Cornwall City Councilor Dennis Carr the city can save an awful lot of money by closing area pools that just aren’t being used enough any longer. L I N K “Last year, the city budgeted $555,639 to run the aging outdoor pools and recorded a total of 13,815 visits. That works out to… Continue reading CITY POOLS ON THE CHOPPING BLOCK
So far it’s been neck and neck between the NDP’s Darlene Jalbert and the Liberal Party of Canada’s Bernadette Clement. While both women are not officially the candidate for this riding for their respective party’s, they are the front runners. Vote in our election poll and tell us who you’d vote for if there was… Continue reading Bernadette or Darlene? Our PRE ELECTION POLL is heating UP!
A weird and wooly night at Cornwall City Council and I left early! The main event was the final decision over Le Monuement de la Francophonie. The Richelieu Club wanted an 80 foot flag pole over a monument to honor the contributions of the Francophone community in Cornwall; specifically at Lamoureux Park. (LINK) I personally… Continue reading Grant vs MacDonald – Kilger separates the boys – Flagpole Blues for Cornwall’s Francophone Community
I personally was very disturbed to read about the bridge being open this morning. Not that I don’t want the bridge open, but in the manner that it was done. To arbitrarily take action like this without consulting the MCA to me is just wrong if that’s what happened as reported here. It’s upping the… Continue reading Bridge Open for today – Trap or Solution?
Super Big Thanks to Jason Setnyk for some photos from LIFT OFF! A super event and congrats to all of the organizers! Amanda Marshall in focus! All photos in this insert are courtesy of Jason Setnyk. Jason also sent in the following info: Saturday August 8th 2009 in CORNWALL, ON We Made a Deal with… Continue reading Some Super LIFT OFF Pics from Jason Setnyk + Upcoming MUSIC SCENE
Sacha Baron Cohen’s movie BRUNO came in #1 at the Box Office this weekend followed by ICE AGE: Dawn of the Dinosaurs, TRANSFORMERS Revenge of the Fallen, Johnny Depp’s John Dillenger flick PUBLIC ENEMIES, and The Proposal. What did you see at the movies this weekend Cornwall? please visit our sponsors:
I had the opportunity to catch up with a very busy Bernadette Clement in between events at Lift off, and her Rad Can interview with Denis Babin which you’ll be able to see this Sunday. We will have a link to the interview as soon as it’s available. Councilor Clement talked to me about her… Continue reading Run Bernadette Run! – CBC Radio-Canada Interview & More
Here are your Local and World Quick Hits for Friday July 10, 2009 Just click the links to go to the full stories. PILL TO ADD 20 YEARS TO YOUR LIFE! Cornwall Councilor Mark MacDonald’s Stink MADOFF DOESN’T APPEAL 150 YEAR SENTENCE Montreal’s Shell Refinery on the Block Border Guards Want Off Akwesasne Claude states… Continue reading QUICK HITS
Man that girl has some pipes on her! A very full audience got a vocal treat last night as Amanda Marshall took the stage on night one of Lift Off! She didn’t disappoint as she opened the vault and we all were treated to a very special FM moment. The moon was full and Amanda… Continue reading Amanda Marshall – Cornwall Virgin Lifts Off!
I still think the bridge will be open by August 1 🙂 Hopefully today’s meeting in Ottawa will help inch things forward. AKWESASNE LEADERS REPORT ON JULY 7TH MEETING WITH CANADA BORDER SERVICES AGENCY AKWESASNE —For the second time in one week, Mohawk Council of Akwesasne Grand Chief Mike Mitchell and District Chiefs met with… Continue reading PROGRESS ON BRIDGE NEGOTIATIONS?
Brian Burke is now reunited with Francois Beauchemin who signed for a very reasonable $11.4 Million for 3 years. If he’s healthy Toronto is going to have quite a defensive core. In other news Alex Kovalev was so loyal and wanting to return to Montreal that he signed a 2 year 10 Million dollar deal… Continue reading First Komiserik, now BEAUCHEMIN Leafs Defence getting more Burke’ by the moment
I am hearing rumors that our current sitting MP will not run for the Conservatives in the next election? We’re trying to track down a conclusive answer to that one. The other parties are ramping up in preparation for a fall election. LINK Harper Government Dares Opposition to Call an Election “Let the opposition parties… Continue reading Election Drums – MP not to run again?
It looks like things are inching forward and unjamming as I write this today. Several articles in the media and reports I am hearing am showing that the change in Grand Chief and the Harper Government are helping a framework be created that will address some of the key issues for both sides without impacting… Continue reading Akwesasne / Cornwall Bridge UPDATE
A Market Boom by Chef Shawn Kretz Well, it is nice to see one market booming in the midst of our recession. I am talking about the Downtown Cornwall Farmers Market of course. Now that all the crops have germinated and are on their way to producing wonderful fruits and vegetables we will see… Continue reading A Market Boom – Cooking With Kretz on The Cornwall Farmer’s Market