The Shiners Release Second Album – NOT ALONE – Cornwall Ontario – November 23, 2011

CFN – When Eric Willison talks about his band The Shiners, it’s hard to not to imagine what would happen to the roots-rock group if they were to get that “proverbial” break. Certainly the band has paid its dues, working hundreds of gigs and lending their music to charity compilation CDs and movies.  Still, it […]

Festive Celebration of Women Dinner Raises $675 for the Canadian Cancer Society in Cornwall Ontario – November 23, 2011

CFN – On behalf of the Canadian Cancer Society we would like to thank Patricia Lalonde for organizing the 4th annual “Festive Celebration of Women’s dinner”.  This event was held at Au Vieux Duluth Restaurant on November 12th, and raised $675.00.  Thanks go out to the sponsors Au Vieux Duluth, Laura’s Flowers, Baxtrom’s and Home Hardware.  […]

Hi New York! The Big Apple enters our Top Ten Cities on CFN! News & Tidbits from your number one ranked News site from Cornwall Ontario! Nov 22, 2011

CFN –  It’s been a crazy week here at CFN.  So much happening in the news and behind the scenes.   I’m also hard at work and as promised will be releasing an excerpt from “Dirty Town Under a Crooked Bridge” shortly. We’re still the number one News site in our region ranked at 2,159 […]

Project 368-268 – Or how I gained 40 pounds in six months! Time to lose weight and get healthier by Jamie Gilcig – November 21, 2011

CFN – Have you ever woke up six months later and realized you’ve gained forty pounds!   Reasons Excuses are easy; marital break up, check, too many 18 hour days, check; Vino therapy (see break up) check, less time more eating out; more bad choices; less veggies…. check.   Less exercise; yup.  Not enough sleep, […]

Intimate Acoustics at the St. Lawrence Acoustic Stage by Reg Coffey – 6 HD Videos! November 22, 2011

CFN – This past Saturday night the St. Lawrence Acoustic Stage in Morrisburg presented another fantastic evening of music on stage as well as a display of visual artists in the hallway. The performance on this night included 6 “emerging artists” who each performed 3 songs, starting with a CFN favourite, Mélanie Brûlée formerly of […]

It’s time for Your Pommier Jewellers Angel! Proceeds to the United Way! 6 Second Street East in Beautiful Cornwall Ontario – November 22, 2011

CFN –   It’s time to buy your 2011 Pommier Angel! For years Pommier Jewellers have been bringing joy to their customers and supporting the United Way of SD&G with the creation and sale of their Angels.  All proceeds go directly to our community.  What better way to show you care and help others than by […]

FRIKTION’S FAMILY STACHE BASH CHARITY EVENT for MOVEMBER in Cornwall Ontario – Sunday November 27, 2011

DETAILS: Friday & Saturday we will be donating $1 from every cover charge at the door. We will be selling tickets for prizes all weekend long. Draws on Sunday Sunday Events: 11am-5pm: PIG ROAST: $15.00 a plate.  All proceeds go to Canadian Cancer Society 2pm: CORNHOLE TOURNY (limited space) 70ppl max – $30.00 per team […]

St. Lawrence Cornwall Sharks men’s hockey team wins two of three at Georgian tournament by Stephen Petrick – November 21, 2011

CFN – The St. Lawrence College Cornwall Sharks men’s hockey team won two of its three games at the Georgian Invitational Tournament in Orillia on Friday, Nov. 18, only bowing out after a semifinal loss to a team from Trent University. .  It was an impressive performance by the team since it went to the tournament […]

Is Mr. Newman Correct About the Federal Liberal Party? A Few Thoughts by Jamie Gilcig – November 21, 2011

CFN –  An odd amount of discussion this weekend about the future of the Federal Liberals.   One author was blazed in headlines saying they were dead.   I received an email from a up and coming Grit here in this riding sharing the link and voicing an opinion. I can’t blame many Liberals for […]

The Cornwall Free News Photo of the Day for Sunday November 20, 2011 – Marlene Baker at Cooper Marsh by John Lister

CFN –  John Lister of Fingerman Studios submitted today’s photo of the day.    John also created our current header banner!   It is the lovely Marlene Baker, photographed on Friday at Cooper Marsh.   Together, Marlene and I operate ‘’, a local photography/model business, where we specialize in providing model portfolios. Although we do […]

Agapè Centre in Cornwall Ontario Seeks Help in Curbing their Garbage Fees – November 20, 2011

CFN – The Agapè Centre receives donations daily from many well intentioned donors. The Centre receives over 300,000 donated items per year including roughly 200 bags of donations daily. Unfortunately, donations that include the remains of garage or yard sales, items that are damaged and donations left outside the donation bins which are subject to […]

Artist Peter Leclair Works on Display at the Cornwall Regional Art Gallery November 20 – December 30, 2011

CFN –As he has done many times over the past 30 years, local artist Peter Leclair is putting the finishing touches to his “assemblage” art work for shows in eastern Ontario. Leclair is a graduate of St. Lawrence College from the early 70’s where he studied graphic design. It was there that he discovered his […]