Gerry Flaherty of Cornwall Ontario Proud of Quebec Olympic Medal Wins! – July 31, 2012

Gerry Flaherty of Cornwall Ontario Proud of Quebec Olympic Medal Wins! – July 31, 2012

Dear Sir, . As of July 31 mid-day our Canadian Olympic Team has won four bronze medals in London; the sports include synchronized diving with two medals, and judo and weightlifting.  The latest winners were Antoine Valois-Fortier of Quebec City in judo, and Christine Girard of Rouyn-Noranda in Northwestern Quebec in weightlifting.  All the medal […]

Cornwall Ontario CAO Paul Fitzpatrick Gets to Brush Up on his Golf Game on Taxpayer’s Dime – Management Leave until Retirement !

Cornwall Ontario CAO Paul Fitzpatrick Gets to Brush Up on his Golf Game on Taxpayer’s Dime – Management Leave until Retirement !

CFN – And the era ends.  As per sources earlier in July, Cornwall Ontario CAO Paul Fitzpatrick is slithering off into the summer on leave sucking thousands of dollars from the city coffers until his retirement kicks in January 31, 2013.   Perhaps “Fitzy” will have time to brush up on his golf game with […]

Cornwall Ontario Seaway Lions Ribfest a Smashing Success by Don Smith

Cornwall Ontario Seaway Lions Ribfest a Smashing Success by Don Smith

CFN – Many factors are attributed to the overwhelming success of Cornwall’s first annual Ribfest. The list includes the great weather, helpful volunteers, interesting exhibits and vendors, good food, abundant talent and affordable family fun. Of course, a receptive crowd is also crucial to the mix. The first day saw the rib vendors completely sell […]

Wedding Belles By Carine Sturgeon – We bought a house! July 29, 2012

Wedding Belles By Carine Sturgeon – We bought a house! July 29, 2012

CFN – I was supposed to write this a month ago.  I have sat down almost every day to write about my wedding dress shopping experience. It’s really hard to write about wedding dress shopping when you are changing your whole life. Part of getting married is learning to adapt to things. My fiancée works for […]

Ribfest in Cornwall Ontario a winner! by Don Smith

Ribfest in Cornwall Ontario a winner!  by Don Smith

CFN – The Cornwall Seaway Lions Club first annual Ribfest is proving to be a big hit with participants and exhibitors.  The response received from people I encountered in the park as well as the large number of posts on the event Facebook page indicates overwhelming approval and appreciation. Friday was day one of Cornwall’s newest […]

Standard Free Holder Apologies to Councilor Andre Rivette Over Claude McIntosh Hatchet Story – Cornwall Ontario

Standard Free Holder Apologies to Councilor Andre Rivette Over Claude McIntosh Hatchet Story – Cornwall Ontario

CFN –  Imagine waking up to phone’s ringing and reading in the paper that you somehow abused your power of position and did wrong doing?  Imagine the impact on yourself and family?  That’s exactly what happened when Standard Freeholder writer Claude McIntosh wrote his usual weekly piece Councilor Andre Rivette and his family have some […]

Your Police Blotter for the Cornwall Ontario Area for Friday July 27, 2012

Your Police Blotter for the Cornwall Ontario Area for Friday July 27, 2012

ASSAULT WITH WEAPON, WEAPONS DANGEROUS & BREACH               Cornwall, ON- A 16-year-old Cornwall youth was arrested on July 26th, 2012. The youth was bound by a Probation Order with the condition to Keep the Peace and be of Goof behaviour. It is alleged that on July 26th, 2012 the youth returned to his residence and […]

Senseless Murder of Wicca the Staffordshire Bull Terrier in Montreal Leads to Protest – Friday July 27, 2012 UPDATED VIDEO

Senseless Murder of Wicca the Staffordshire Bull Terrier in Montreal Leads to Protest – Friday July 27, 2012  UPDATED VIDEO

CFN –  Thousands are mourning the senseless murder of Wicca, a Staffordshire Bull Terrier became a victim of what happens when Bureaucrats go crazy. The actual documentation of this case is what makes it most bizarre.  No hospital reports.  No bite marks.  No actual testimony of a bite.  No real process to deal with the […]

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