Kingston Police Search For MARC LEROUX KPS Jan 26, 2016

Kingston Police Search For MARC LEROUX KPS Jan 26, 2016

Calls for Service Kingston Police had 166 calls for service during the weekend of January 23-24, 2016. Some of these included: 8 domestic calls 5 assault calls 3 harassment calls 9 fight/disturbance calls 8 undesirable calls 2 drunk calls 2 customer trouble calls 4 alarm calls 1 neighbour dispute call 8 noise complaints 1 missing […]

Kathleen Wynne Creating Another Layer of Tobacco Enforcement in Ontario JAN 25, 2016

Kathleen Wynne Creating Another Layer of Tobacco Enforcement in Ontario JAN 25, 2016

  Province Strengthening Enforcement and Collaboration Ontario is taking action to combat contraband tobacco and keep our communities safe by creating a new Contraband Tobacco Enforcement Team within the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP). Located within the OPP’s Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau, the new team will be dedicated to investigating the smuggling and trafficking of contraband […]

CFN Looking for Contributors – Opinion, News, Sports, Arts & More! CLICK FOR DETAILS

The Cornwall Free News is looking to share our platform with more writers, photographers, videographers, and artists this year. Do you have a burning passion about a subject or your community? If you want exposure what better place?  If you want a soapbox where your voice will be heard this is the spot for you! […]

Ottawa Police Shoot Dog #OPS Jan 25, 2016

Ottawa Police Shoot Dog #OPS Jan 25, 2016

On January 23 2016 at approximately 4pm, the Ottawa Police Service responded to the area of York/ Beausoleil after receiving numerous calls of an aggressive dog attempting to attack pedestrians. The dog was subsequently shot once by police and is currently being treated at an emergency veterinary clinic. No injuries were sustained by any members […]

Local Impact for Cornwall Ontario Tenders & Why Isn’t Ed Lumley Buying the Complex New Seats by Jamie Gilcig

Local Impact for Cornwall Ontario Tenders & Why Isn’t Ed Lumley Buying the Complex New Seats by Jamie Gilcig

I know.  What an odd picture to header a column, but then, this is an odd town with an ever odder City Council. The problem is the old adage, “You get the politicians you deserve.” After all, this is a town that over 4,000 people voted for Robert Brock Frost, and hardly anyone voted for […]

Will Ryan Gosling Help Save the Cornwall Ontario Public Art Gallery? JAN 24, 2016

Will Ryan Gosling Help Save the Cornwall Ontario Public Art Gallery?   JAN 24, 2016

That’s the big question after TAG Cornwall, which is the city’s public art gallery, a local charity that is about to celebrate its 30th anniversary in its current Pitt Street location.   Gosling, who grew up in Cornwall before landing it big in Hollywood has shown that art and talent can emerge from the city. […]

Kings & Little Ones Barber Shop Earns Crown in Downtown Cornwall Ontario by Jamie Gilcig JAN 24, 2016

Kings & Little Ones is not your average barber shop.   This isn’t Mayberry!     Josh Cassleman shared that he was looking for something in Cornwall that didn’t really exist so he created it making a sizable investment in Downtown Cornwall Ontario. When you work two full time jobs and hate Winter you can […]

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford JANUARY is Alzheimer’s Month

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford JANUARY is Alzheimer’s Month

  January is Alzheimer’s Awareness month and the Alzheimer Society has launched a new initiative called Dementia Friends. They are hoping that the community will make a difference by becoming more inclusive of some people with dementia and/or their caregivers. It could involve us learning more about the disease, or volunteer to take a person […]

Cornwall Ontario River Kings Notch 3 Points – As Fans Return! JAN 24, 2016 LNAH

Cornwall Ontario River Kings Notch 3 Points – As Fans Return! JAN 24, 2016 LNAH

CORNWALL Ontario  – For the second straight Saturday night, River Kings fans were treated to three-on-three overtime at the Civic Complex. This time however, it was the visiting team that came away with the victory as Sorel edged Cornwall 4-3. The River Kings, who were victorious on Friday night at Laval, picked up three points […]

BREAKING – Protest Saturday JAN 23 2016 at 10AM on Sydney Side of Cornwall Square

A protest has been announced for Saturday morning outside Cornwall Square against the pet shop’s practice of selling live animals it was announced on a local Facebook page. CFN did an earlier story on the pet store after receiving numerous queries from the public. Over 1300 people have voted in our online poll suggesting that […]

Marijuana Ready Since Yesterday by Roy Berger JAN 22, 2016

Marijuana Ready Since Yesterday by Roy Berger  JAN 22, 2016

Since it’s 2016, Canadian marijuana policy is about to change. Yesterday’s users were delinquent outsiders. They apparently acted as criminal, conspiratorial spys, students and single mothers. They were immoral, indictable and illegal sitting targets. Tomorrow they will become moral, politically correct and legislatively upright at the stroke of a pen, as the State, previously bereft […]

Another Fatal 401 Tractor Trailer Collision Near Cornwall Ontario OPP Jan 22, 2016

Another Fatal 401 Tractor Trailer Collision Near Cornwall Ontario OPP Jan 22, 2016

FATAL MOTOR VEHICLE COLLISION (South Stormont) – On January 21, 2016 at approximately 8:52pm, Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry (SD&G) Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers responded to a report of a motor vehicle collision involving two (2) tractor-trailer units on Highway 401 eastbound lanes, South Stormont Township (west of Boundary Road). Investigation indicated that two (2) […]