If you are providing services during this crisis or just need the word spread email us today at info@cornwallfreenews.com and we’ll do our part to help you do our part. Delivery service? Community service? Public notices? Online? Please remember that CFN is a lot more than Cornwall. Our large audiencesContinue Reading

Hand washing is paramount now that the flu season will be upon us. I read in a few articles that the problem is that we don’t wash our hands long enough. It was suggested that when washing with soap and good warm water to sing the “Happy Birthday” song –Continue Reading

Editor’s Note. Congrats to a very special lady who just wrote her 150th column on CFN. She doesn’t get enough thanks and credit from City Hall and community leaders for this amazing and selfless historical body of work she’s created here on CFN! Thank you Dawn and here’s to theContinue Reading

Black and white TV and rabbit ears!! Those were the days of great comedy , westerns and other shows , all suitable for family viewing. None of the shows had any vulgarity so all the family could spread the rabbit ears as far as they would go and watch ourContinue Reading

  Cornwall Ontario – Homemade popcorn, candies, cookies sometimes in little paper bags or wrapped in paper napkins tied at the top were big treats for us as kids on Halloween. We got little bags of potato chips and even the odd nickel. Many moons ago now we carried pillowcasesContinue Reading

CORNWALL ONTARIO – Now in its 29th year, PwC MS Bike – Ottawa to Cornwall is one of the most popular cycling events in eastern Ontario and it’s fast approaching. It will take place Aug. 18-19 and the Cornwall Chapter of the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada is looking forContinue Reading

  Cornwall Ontario – The annual dinner for the Alumni of the Cornwall General Hospital School of Nursing took place at the Royal Canadian Legion on June 15th. This year, the Graduating Class of June 6th. 1968 was honoured. There are 3 nurses deceased: Linda Winters Babcock, Maureen Wylie Hartle,Continue Reading

Cornwall Ontario – Last year, after several houses of worship in the Ottawa area were vandalized, the Jewish, Muslim and Christian communities came together to support a Boxing Day blood drive with Canadian Blood Services. The event was successful in demonstrating solidarity but also in helping provide much needed bloodContinue Reading

Cornwall Ontario – True charity begins at home, and true charity is that, charity, giving without expecting anything back. One local business person wanted to help groups locally, and the support the community initiatives that CFN helps. At one point he offered to pay for an entire year of advertisingContinue Reading

To all the Alumni Graduates of the Cornwall General Hospital School of Nursing, RNA CGH Alumni and the Hotel Dieu Hospital School of Nursing: We will be putting together a book of nursing memories – your memories and mine . We will need short articles from the Alumni Graduates toContinue Reading

37th CORNWALL TERRY FOX RUN EXCELLENT RESULTS !! PARTICIPANTS: 230 (last year 261) MONEY RAISED: $18,759 (last year $17,217) It is with great pride that Josée Sauvé announces yet another successful Cornwall Terry Fox Run which was held on Sunday, September 17, 2017. “The numbers astound me! We had lessContinue Reading