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… Continue reading Kingston Police Search For MARC LEROUX KPS Jan 26, 2016

Car Chase From Cornwall to Kingston POLICE BLOTTER Jan 25, 2016 #CCPS

BREACH   Cornwall, ON – Gerald Pilon, 83 of Cornwall was arrested on January 22nd, 2016 and charge with breaching his recognizance for being outside his residence. It is alleged on January 22nd, 2016 the man was found to be breaching his recognizance in the area of Anthony and Blossom Park. He was taken into… Continue reading Car Chase From Cornwall to Kingston POLICE BLOTTER Jan 25, 2016 #CCPS

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

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

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… Continue reading Ottawa Police Shoot Dog #OPS Jan 25, 2016

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

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

Cornwall Square GVEAH Pet Shop Owner Speaks After Protest JAN 24, 2016

CFN spoke with “Gary”,  the owner of the GVEAH Pet Store in Cornwall Ontario that is under fire for its sale of kittens, puppies, and other live animals. Unlike other stores that sell animals from the OSPCA, his store will take in litters of stray kittens, some away from their mothers early. The warm and… Continue reading Cornwall Square GVEAH Pet Shop Owner Speaks After Protest JAN 24, 2016

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

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

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

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

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… Continue reading Marijuana Ready Since Yesterday by Roy Berger 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)… Continue reading Another Fatal 401 Tractor Trailer Collision Near Cornwall Ontario OPP Jan 22, 2016

Yes Virgina, It’s Time to Stop the City Hall Led Boycott of CFN JAN 21, 2016

10,000,000 is a very very large number.   Can you imagine the impact on Cornwall and area businesses if they had those impressions instead of through google ads? CFN had an early policy of not having digital ads as we wanted to focus on local, but due to a most likely illegal boycott led by… Continue reading Yes Virgina, It’s Time to Stop the City Hall Led Boycott of CFN JAN 21, 2016

Is it Time for Cornwall Ontario to Pass A Commercial Animal Sale By Law by Jamie Gilcig JAN 21, 2016

Is it time for a by law in Cornwall to require commercial establishments to ensure that animals they sell have been vaccinated, fixed, and health checked prior to sale? At issue with over 1,000 people on a local social media page is a pet shop in Cornwall Square that sells kittens and puppies, some alleged… Continue reading Is it Time for Cornwall Ontario to Pass A Commercial Animal Sale By Law by Jamie Gilcig JAN 21, 2016

Cornwall Ontario Mom Charged with Assaulting Her Kids POLICE BLOTTER Jan 20, 2016 CCPS

WARRANT Cornwall, ON – A 24-year-old Cornwall man was arrested on January 19th, 2016 on the strength of a warrant. It is alleged during an argument in the summer of 2015 the man assaulted his girlfriend and police were contacted to investigate. On January 19, 2016 the man attended police headquarters to deal with the… Continue reading Cornwall Ontario Mom Charged with Assaulting Her Kids POLICE BLOTTER Jan 20, 2016 CCPS

Oscars Should Not Be Handed Out Because of Race, Gender, or any Other Ism by Jamie Gilcig JAN 20, 2016

Chris Rock, a very funny man, is being pressured to withdraw as host of the Oscars this year in protest of a lack of nominations for African American actors. In a gross trend of reverse discrimination it seems as though many are suggesting that race, colour, or gender should factor into choices made by Hollywood… Continue reading Oscars Should Not Be Handed Out Because of Race, Gender, or any Other Ism by Jamie Gilcig JAN 20, 2016

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