Local and World Quick Hits for Wednesday July 22

An American Sadhu in Utah Local Couple Stung by Canadian Madoff – Earl Jones First Canadian TAMIFLU resistant Swine Flu Case VIA RAIL shutting CANCELLING Trains in Advance of Strike Cornwall Slumlord Denis Valade Nailed with $4K fine JOSEPH HENRY BURGESS 40 Year Manhunt Ends With His Death in Mexico “At the age of 62, […]

This isn’t Kansas Keesha – Art by Nick Wolochatiuk

Photo courtesty of Nick Wolochatiuk © – All rights reserved A great time was had last night at the Cornwall & Regional Writer’s Society.   When I saw Nick’s photo I wanted to post it up here as I thought it was stunning.     Keesha, Nick’s American Eskimo Miniature photographed against a wall at the old Cotton […]

Interview with Cornwall Legend Mayor Bob Kilger

Interview with Cornwall Legend Mayor Bob Kilger

MP from 1988 – 2004; member of the Cornwall Hockey Hall of Fame, and our current Mayor; I recently (before the bridge opened) had the honor and priviledge of spending some interview time with Mayor “Bob” Kilger. MAYOR KILGER ON WIKI We covered so many issues that I probably have enough for several interviews. THE […]

CORNWALL & REGIONAL WRITERS SOCIETY

CORNWALL & REGIONAL WRITERS SOCIETY

If you love to write this group is for you if you’re in the Cornwall area.   From novices to the more experienced there’s nothing like being in a room full of creative people to get you going in the right direction. Here is a blurb from Lorna Foreman whom you can contact for more info.   […]

News Legend Walter Cronkite – Dead at 92

Sad news, Legend Walter Cronkite has passed away at the age of 92.   The Most Trusted Man in America will be fondly remembered. Here is one of  his most famous broadcasts: httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2K8Q3cqGs7I W I K I please visit our sponsors:

Renee Zellweger Back for Bridget Jones 3

It looks like it’s a GREEN LIGHT for Renee Zellweger to get into the Ice Cream and return for a 3rd round in the Bridget Jones franchise.    In this sequel Bridget faces the baby clock.   No word yet if he usual suspects will return, but Hugh Grant and Colin Firth’s dance cards have not been […]

The Financial Page

Here is a list of interesting bits from the news as I am hearing a lot of people over enthusiastic about the economy recovering. While we do have things a bit better in Canada than in the US or other parts of the world the recession is still there and its impact is most likely […]

CITY POOLS ON THE CHOPPING BLOCK

According to Cornwall City Councilor Dennis Carr the city can save an awful lot of money by closing area pools that just aren’t being used enough any longer.   L I N K “Last year, the city budgeted $555,639 to run the aging outdoor pools and recorded a total of 13,815 visits. That works out to […]

Grant vs MacDonald – Kilger separates the boys – Flagpole Blues for Cornwall’s Francophone Community

A weird and wooly night at Cornwall City Council and I left early! The main event was the final decision over Le Monuement de la Francophonie.  The Richelieu Club wanted an 80 foot flag pole over a monument to honor the contributions of the Francophone community in Cornwall; specifically at Lamoureux Park. (LINK) I personally […]

Bridge Open for today – Trap or Solution?

I personally was very disturbed to read about the bridge being open this morning. Not that I don’t want the bridge open, but in the manner that it was done. To arbitrarily take action like this without consulting the MCA to me is just wrong if that’s what happened as reported here. It’s upping the […]

Bruno # 1 at the Box Office

Sacha Baron Cohen’s movie BRUNO came in #1 at the Box Office this weekend followed by ICE AGE: Dawn of the Dinosaurs, TRANSFORMERS Revenge of the Fallen, Johnny Depp’s John Dillenger flick PUBLIC ENEMIES, and The Proposal. What did you see at the movies this weekend Cornwall? please visit our sponsors:

QUICK HITS

QUICK HITS

Here are your Local and World Quick Hits for Friday July 10, 2009  Just click the links to go to the full stories. PILL TO ADD 20 YEARS TO YOUR LIFE! Cornwall Councilor Mark MacDonald’s Stink MADOFF DOESN’T APPEAL 150 YEAR SENTENCE Montreal’s Shell Refinery on the Block Border Guards Want Off Akwesasne Claude states […]

Amanda Marshall – Cornwall Virgin Lifts Off!

Man that girl has some pipes on her!   A very full audience got a vocal treat last night as Amanda Marshall took the stage on night one of Lift Off! She didn’t disappoint as she opened the vault and we all were treated to a very special FM moment.  The moon was full and Amanda […]

PROGRESS ON BRIDGE NEGOTIATIONS?

PROGRESS ON BRIDGE NEGOTIATIONS?

I still think the bridge will be open by August 1 🙂  Hopefully today’s meeting in Ottawa will help inch things forward. AKWESASNE LEADERS REPORT ON JULY 7TH MEETING WITH CANADA BORDER SERVICES AGENCY AKWESASNE —For the second time in one week, Mohawk Council of Akwesasne Grand Chief Mike Mitchell and District Chiefs met with […]