There is more than one villain in the Jerry Sandusky case – Editorial by Jamie Gilcig – November 16, 2011

CFN  –  Penn State has had a long and proud football program.  That has come crashing  down around them and tarnished the name of the school forever after former coach Jerry Sandusky was charged with doing nasties with young boys and students.    Legendary Head Coach Joe Paterno was fired and the spin has been […]

Our Top Ten Stories for November 15, 2011 and a Clarification of our Mission Statement and Posting Policy.

CFN –  As you can see from our Top Ten stories of November 15th we’re getting a lot of focus on local stories.   In light of the City Council meeting and the ongoing discussion on Anonymous comments I thought I’d put out our policies for those unaware or unclear on how we do things […]

Cornwall Ontario City Council Defers Vote on Anonymous Comments Ban For Media Sites they Advertise on – November 15, 2011

Cornwall Ontario City Council Defers Vote on Anonymous Comments Ban For Media Sites they Advertise on – November 15, 2011

CFN –  Interesting evening at City Council last night.   Alright, maybe not interesting, but some ground was covered.   The real story is simmering under the eye of the public.  It wasn’t discussed at the meeting which had a full compliment of city managers. John Towndrow of Transition Cornwall + made a presentation to […]

Sigma Chi Fraternity at University of Ottawa’s TOYS 4 JOY Help Santa Bring Christmas to Kids with Cancer – November 14, 2011

Donate $5.00 (or more) today!   The  Story   The goal of our Toys 4 Joy fundraising campaign is to make a difference in the lives of others by enhancing the holiday experience for children and youths living with cancer. Throughout our lives thus far, we have been taught that we can choose our life path, that […]

So How Much has CAO Paul Fitzpatrick Cost the City of Cornwall with his heavy handed leadership? November 13, 2011

CFN – A report was written this past week by our Economic Development team.  I’ve always thought that term a bit odd for Mr. Peters and Boileau as they certainly have not done anything to help develop CFN. I’ve been told that the first ad we had from the city was just to get us […]

Photo of the Day by John Lester of JL Computers in Cornwall Ontario – Geese Overhead – November 13, 2011

CFN – John Lester of JL Computers is not just a pretty face and Technology Guru.  He shoots some amazing photos.   This one is of Geese overhead heading south for the winter near Morrisburg, Ontario. If you wish to submit your photo of the day and have an interesting photo you wish to share […]

Happy 31st to Cornwall Ontario’s Ryan Gosling! November 12, 2011

CFN –   Ryan Gosling grew up in Cornwall.  It’s a long way from the River City to Hollywood and now he’s one of the hottest actor’s in film.   He also was a producer and narrated the documentary ReGeneration.   Today Ryan turns 31.  httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lLkM3WgJGaE Ryan studied Drama and Fine Arts here at CCVS […]

Notes from Abroad by Tabatha Pilon in Denmark – Halloween Denmark Style! November 11, 2011

CFN – Once again, I have found a holiday that I have taken for granted: Halloween.  Although it may not technically be known as a “holiday” per se, it has always been a great day of fun and laughter that I have missed out on this year. In Denmark, Halloween is more of a “young” child’s […]

Some of the Poop on the Pilon vs Cornwall Case, Robert Menagh, Paul Fitzpatrick and the City of Cornwall Axing our Advertising with them because of Anonymous Comments

Some of the Poop on the Pilon vs Cornwall Case, Robert Menagh, Paul Fitzpatrick and the City of Cornwall Axing our Advertising with them because of Anonymous Comments

CFN – In the aftermath of the stories tarring Cornwall Ontario Staffing honcho Robert Menagh, a lot of discussin’ has been taking place.   It’s grist for the Timmy’s crowd and why not?   Tall, rugged, a lawyer,  highly paid by Cornwall standards; there’s plenty to throw bricks at in a town that loves to throw […]

The Cornwall Free News Photo of the Day – Reg Coffey: Captive Fish at LL Bean – November 10, 2011

CFN –  Today’s Photo of the day comes from Reg Coffey of Coffey’s Coffee who titled this shot  ”  Captive Fish at LL Beans” .    Mr. Coffey suggested that this shot reminded him of the opening of Monty Python’s Meaning of Life. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j1kftCx5-tA If you wish to submit your photo of the day and […]

Cornwall Ontario City Council hold in camera meeting at secret location – The Benson Centre – November 9, 2011

CFN –  Cornwall City Council held an in Camera meeting this afternoon.   It was ultra quiet and the location was not revealed.     I only discovered it as I was on tour with many of the councilors and city management on a tour of some of the very impressive construction projects going on […]

Photo of the day for Wednesday November 9, 2011 – Deer by Calvin Hanson – Cornwall Ontario

CFN – Here is your photo of the day for Wednesday November 9, 2011! Cornwall photographer Calvin Hanson took this portrait of a gorgeous deer making an appearance from the woods. Hanson is a well-known nature and wildlife photographer, and a published author.  In 1996, Kentucky Governor Paul E. Patton commissioned Hanson with the distinction of […]