Alleged Fraudster Gilles Latour First Court Date Today in Cornwall Ontario – Sept 30, 2014

Alleged Fraudster Gilles Latour First Court Date Today in Cornwall Ontario – Sept 30, 2014

CORNWALL Ontario – Former Team Cornwall President and Kilger bagman Gilles Latour of Latour Wealth Management is scheduled to have a court appearance in relation to his arrest on charges resulting after a five month investigation. It’s expected that he will enter an innocent plea. There also have been allegations and potential claims against Mr. […]

Cornwall Police Blotter & SIU Investigate Suicide of OPS Staff Sergeant Kalid Ghadban SEPT 29, 2014

Cornwall Police Blotter & SIU Investigate Suicide of OPS Staff Sergeant Kalid Ghadban SEPT 29, 2014

THREATS   Cornwall, ON – Robert Couch, 43 of Cornwall was arrested on September 26th, 2014 and charged with threats. It is alleged that on September 26th, 2014 the man attended the Social Services Department on Pitt Street and threatened to shoot everyone at a bank and at social services. Police were contacted and an […]

Letter to the Editor – Jack White on Council Raises in Cornwall Ontario

Letter to the Editor – Jack White on Council Raises in Cornwall Ontario

Dear Editor We have to thank MR.’s Kilger, Carr, Gardiner, Grant, and MacDonald, for taking that very difficult decision to vote to increase the Mayor’s and Councillors’ salaries by up to 40%, in order to attract more qualified candidates.  However, now that we have attracted these more qualified candidates they certainly are not demonstrating much […]

Is the Fix in for the 2014 Cornwall Ontario Municipal Election? Election Blog – Jamie Gilcig

Is the Fix in for the 2014 Cornwall Ontario Municipal Election? Election Blog – Jamie Gilcig

As I sit here on September 29th I’m gazing back at the bigger picture of what’s going on here in Cornwall.   It’s election time.  I know we’re covering it as much as we can on CFN; and people are hungry for information as our traffic is going through the roof; but reading the Standard […]

Busy Weekend of SD&G OPP Regional Blotter for Monday Sept 29, 2014 #OPP

Busy Weekend of SD&G OPP Regional Blotter for Monday Sept 29, 2014 #OPP

IMPAIRED DRIVER (South Glengarry) – On September 27, 2014 at approximately 4:19pm, an OPP Highway Safety Division (HSD) officer intercepted a vehicle on Highway 401, South Glengarry Township. The stop indicated that the adult male driver was under the influence of alcohol. Karl RIEB (80) of Terrebonne, Quebec, was arrested and is charged with; – Driving […]

Letter to the Editor: Accountability – What is that South Stormont Mayor Tammy Hart? Pastor Tom Newton South Stormont Ontario

Letter to the Editor:  Accountability – What is that South Stormont Mayor Tammy Hart?  Pastor Tom Newton South Stormont Ontario

  I am a South Stormont resident, and as I can imagine many received as I did Deputy Mayor Hart’s campaign flier in the mail. I submitted some questions via email about some issues that I had a concern about, and of yet, after two submissions, still no reply, so I thought maybe if I […]

Beat the Clock 2014 Municipal Ad Deal for The Cornwall Free News & South Stormont News

Beat the Clock 2014 Municipal Ad Deal for The Cornwall Free News & South Stormont News

There are 28 days left to advertise for the 2014 Ontario Municipal Election and CFN has some insane deals! We like to keep our numbers real. No confusing per per impression jazz here. Your 300×250 pixel ad banner for only $29.95 per week! * You have until Wednesday September 30th at noon to get that […]

Letter to the Editor – Harry Valentine Focuses on Energy For Cornwall & South Stormont Future Growth

Letter to the Editor – Harry Valentine Focuses on Energy For Cornwall & South Stormont Future Growth

A looming municipal election provides opportunity to raise some issues relevant to South Stormont’s future economy. The newly designated industrial area between Hwy 401 and the CN Rail line, to the east of Moulinette Road has the advantage of being in close proximity to main power transmission lines, a natural gas pipeline, an oil pipeline, […]

Conrad Black: In Scotland and Quebec, Separatism is a Dead Pigeon

Conrad Black: In Scotland and Quebec, Separatism is a Dead Pigeon

CFN – All of the usual responses quickly occurred after the Scottish referendum last week: The defeated separatists, although their leader announced his retirement from politics, claimed that they represented the forces of history and that having got from a standing start to 45% on their first try, they would cross the finish line next […]

Ye Old Fish n Chips Shoppe Nailed by Vehicle Collision in Cornwall Ontario – Sept 27, 2014

Ye Old Fish n Chips Shoppe Nailed by Vehicle Collision in Cornwall Ontario – Sept 27, 2014

CORNWALL Ontario – One of the most charming and character filled restaurants was struck overnight by an alleged drunk driver. We are waiting for details from the Cornwall Police Service. Ye Old Fish n Chips served up genuine old style English fish and seafood as well as traditional beef and kidney pies. The institution is […]

Facebook Group Illegally Using Township Logo for Ugly South Stormont Election

Facebook Group Illegally Using Township Logo for Ugly South Stormont Election

CFN – A facebook group administered by a gentleman that has one group taken down for hate symbols and been suspended for copyright infringements, defacement of the poppy,  as well as being a convicted criminal has now been caught using the Township’s logo illegally to make the page look as though it has the township’s […]

Election Gets Uglier as South Stormont Chamber of Commerce Hijacked by Candidates

Election Gets Uglier as South Stormont Chamber of Commerce Hijacked by Candidates

CFN– The election in South Stormont took an ugly turn as the South Stormont Chamber of Commerce has been officially hijacked.    The chamber, having been resuscitated from death in the last year, took a downward turn after sitting President Donna Primeau chose to not have the scheduled AGM. According to Chamber bylaws at the […]

Proust Questionnaire For Cornwall Ontario Council Candidates – Jamie Gilcig

Proust Questionnaire For Cornwall Ontario Council Candidates – Jamie Gilcig

CFN-   We are asking all candidates to fill out our mini survey so the public can get to know them better.  We are posting them as they arrive in chronological order. Up next is Jamie Gilcig who is running for mayor of Cornwall. 1) Who are you?  I’ve lived in Cornwall since 2004.   I love […]

Agape Food Bank & Thrift Store Director’s Hubby Opens Collectable Store in Cornwall Ontario

Agape Food Bank & Thrift Store Director’s Hubby Opens Collectable Store in Cornwall Ontario

CORNWALL Ontario – SD&G failed Liberal candidate John Earle has opened a shop as his wifey, Alyssa Blais makes her first run for City Council. Ms Blais is the director of the Agape Centre.  The biggest earner of revenue for Agape is it’s thrift shop.  It’s also their largest expense for staff other than management […]

$22K Drug Bust – Cornwall Regional Police Blotter for Friday Sept 26, 2014 #SIU #CCPS #CPS

DOMESTIC ASSAULT AND MISCHIEF Cornwall, ON – A 26 year old Cornwall man was arrested on September 24, 2014. It is alleged that on this date he engaged in a verbal argument with his girlfriend which escalated to him pushing her, breaking her computer screen and kicking in her front door. Police were contacted and […]

Letter to the Editor – Tim Bird of Oshawa Frustrated After Million Dollar Fire – Sept 26, 2014

Letter to the Editor – Tim Bird of Oshawa Frustrated After Million Dollar Fire – Sept 26, 2014

Please accept this as a letter to the editor, or as a news story lead: I write this letter out of pure frustration with Oshawa City Hall.  For 7 years our community has been “boring” our City officials with warnings that their ridiculous approach to the student housing issue, would spawn some catastrophic event. Well on Sept 24, it […]

Kilger Campaign Manager & Chair of Cornwall Police Board, Pat Finucan Thinks My Wrongful Arrest Is Funny by Jamie Gilcig

Kilger Campaign Manager & Chair of Cornwall Police Board, Pat Finucan Thinks My Wrongful Arrest Is Funny by Jamie Gilcig

CORNWALL Ontario – I was at Riverdale Terrace for the first time tonight.    Stunning facility for those to retire to; but it was former St. Lawrence College Dean, failed Provincial Liberal nomination candidate,  and Kilger campaign manager Pat Finucan that marred the evening. It was stunning and shocking.  Sadly it was no surprise.  Mr. […]

County Road 25 To Re Open After Fatal Cyclist Collision – Sept 25, 2014

County Road 25 To Re Open After Fatal Cyclist Collision – Sept 25, 2014

FATAL MOTOR VEHICLE COLLISION – ROAD REMAINS CLOSED (update) (South Glengarry) – SD&G OPP officers continue their investigation of a serious collision involving a vehicle and a cyclist, which occurred today (25Sep14) at approximately 8:30am on County Road 25, South Glengarry Township. A 2002 Chevrolet Cavalier, driven by a 42 year old male from South […]

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