Project Warmth Offers Free Energy Greenbox Kits in Cornwall Ontario – November 20, 2011

CFN –The Social Development Council (SDC) of Cornwall & area’s Project WARMTH is once again offering FREE Energy Greenbox kits to anyone in the SDG area who would like to be a little warmer this winter, and likely even save a little money.  The Energy Greenbox kits help stop cold drafts, stop heat loss and […]

Transition Cornwall + presents Mike Nickerson Monday November 28th – Ramada Inn 7 PM

Invites you to an evening with Mike Nickerson Author of “Life, Money and Illusion; Living on Earth as if we want to stay”   Today’s economic climate requires new approaches to secure the years ahead.  With the new challenges come new opportunities.  As transportation from distant places becomes more expensive, local employment will expand.  With more […]

Keith Beardsley’s View From the Hill – Shooting One’s Self in the Foot – November 20, 2011

CFN – What are Canadians reading about today? Is it the new government pension proposal which is a good news story or is it Pat Martin’s Twitter comments and the “Dummy” comments made by both a minister and opposition members in the House of Commons yesterday? What are Canadians talking about at Tim Horton’s or […]

Does Ovechkin want Boudreau Gone? Leafs embarrass Washington 7-1 – Habs Shut out Rangers 4-0 – NHL TID BITS & SCORES – Nov 20, 2011

CFN – The odd and odder keeps rolling on in this 2011-12 NHL hockey season.  After roaring out of the gate this season the Washington Capitals have been drifting downwards.   A look at their player stats shows that marquee star Alex Ovechkin is having another non Ovechkin season. Actually since becoming team captain Ovie’s […]

5th Annual Ingleside Craft & Trade and Show Fundraiser – November 25-26, 2011

Friday Nov.25th 4 PM – 8 PM Saturday Nov 26th 10 AM – 4 PM  At  Rothwell Osnabruck School, 1 College St., Ingleside Over 60 vendors!   Free admission, free door prizes, silent auction, raffles, 50/50 draw, bake table, lunch and a visit from Santa at noon on Saturday. Something for Everyone!!!!!

Local Artist donates sculpture to IOHAHI:IO Adult Education Center – November 19, 2011

CFN – St. Lawrence College has a partnership with the native community and offers some programming at Iohahi:io; on the Akwesasne Territory that provides college diploma courses.  This campus offers some of the same programs that are provided in Kingston and Brockville but at a convenient location for the Mohawk community. . In September 2009 the Iohahi:io […]

Bowser & Blue in Cornwall Ontario – Review by Jacqueline Milner – November 19, 2011

Bowser & Blue in Cornwall Ontario – Review by Jacqueline Milner – November 19, 2011

CFN – George Bowser and Rick Blue, better known as Bowser and Blue were in Cornwall, Ontario yesterday evening.  This musical, comedic, Canadian dynamic duo from Quebec were invited guests for a fundraiser benefiting Crime Stoppers.  The image featured here pictures a Cornwall audience member who was invited on stage to demonstrate the game of “bum darts”.    The “bum dart” song sure […]

Your City Hall Bulletin for Cornwall Ontario for November 19, 2011

 Here is your City of Cornwall Ontario Bulletin for November 19, 2011 Click the Bulletin to blow up to full size!  Click the X on the bottom right corner to blow up even larger! For complete information on City Programs and Services visit Cornwall Ontario at Check out Cornwall Ontario on Facebook too!  

The Cornwall Free News Photo of the Day – Hawk by Calvin Hanson – November 19, 2011

CFN –   Photographer Calvin Hanson gets his third photo chosen as our photo of the day!  This one is of a hawk in the North end of Cornwall.    If you want to submit your work for our photo of the day feature email us at in a JPEG format.   Please include […]

Leona Kensley of St. Andrews Ontario is Upset with South Stormont Deputy Mayor Tammy Hart of Staff Booze For Christmas Party – Letter to the editor

CFN – Dear editor: Whatever is the matter with the deputy mayor of South Stormont? She appears to be against everything that is good in the municipality. . Just look a her recent complaints: she found fault with the very pretty new signs at the entrance to our beautiful Long Sault Parkway; she found fault with […]

Help the Cornwall Free News Form Its New Comments Policy! November 18, 2011

CFN –  Boy this week has gone by in a blur!   It’s been crazy since Monday night when Cornwall City council tabled their report calling for a cease to advertising on media that have anonymous comments.   I think we’ve all learned a few things and we’ve been inundated with comments, calls, and emails of all […]

Occupy Cornwall Rally Set for Friday Night November 18, 2011 in Lamoureaux Park

CFN –   It looks like the Occupy movement is coming to Cornwall Ontario.    A release was sent to us today announcing a rally in Lamoureaux Park on November 18th. “occupy new york broken up over 100 arrested obviously,this movement is Very Important or there would not be a media gag order on it. […]

Transparent Report from City of Cornwall in Diane Shay Affair perhaps not so transparent? November 17, 2011

CFN –   Transparency is a funny thing.  If someone shows you something what they show you is transparent.   Of course what they don’t show you….isn’t.   Today the city of Cornwall Ontario issued a release regarding the Diane Shay case. However what they didn’t release was the settlement that Ms Shay signed with […]

Sue McConville’s Weekly Business Management Tip #10 – Taking Charge of Your Own Learning – Part 2, November 16, 2011

CFN – Last week I discussed workplace learning and the individual’s responsibility towards their personal growth and career development that adds value to both the organization and the individual. Creating S.M.A.R.T. objectives which will provide you with tools to take charge of your own learning and own career. Select: Look ahead two to three years.  […]

“Eat, Fry, Love” Video featuring William Shatner by Reg Coffey – Happy & Safe Thanksgiving to our American Friends! November 17, 2011

CFN – State Farms Insurance has teamed up with William Shatner to bring this food safety tip to all the fans of deep fried turkeys. The timing of this press release is to coincide with the American Thanksgiving when a lot of turkeys get dunked in hot oil. In my former career as a Food […]

Reactions to Online Anonymity in Cornwall Ontario – Councilor Gardiner and the S word and Councilor MacDonald’s possible Conflict of Interest – November 17, 2011

CFN – Wow.  I am absolutely floored by how much interest has been showed in the issue of Online Anonymity regarding posts.    I’ve been flooded by emails and calls and it’s interesting to see how petty some of the competing media has been. The Free Holder who also have been targeted by the City […]

No UBB for Canada – CRTC rules against User Based Billing – November 16, 2011

CFN –  A small victory for Canadians over the big Internet providers in Canada.   The  CRTC did not allow them to charge for carriage.  IE, UBB Usage Based Billing is dead….for now.  We still pay far too much for our internet. I just got my Cogeco bill.  Here in Cornwall we’re basically held hostage […]