Calvin Hanson Catches Some Rare Birds Before the Snow Hits! 111518

Calvin Hanson Catches Some Rare Birds Before the Snow Hits!  111518

Area photographer Calvin Hanson caught some amazing shots of some of our rare wildlife!    He’s been tracking some rare  Mute Swans and Turkeys recently in the South Stormont area. We’re trying to get him to put all of his images online so people could order prints! He captures some intimate moments with our wildlife….. […]

War Amps Celebrates 100th Anniversary 110618

War Amps Celebrates 100th Anniversary 110618

As Remembrance Day approaches, I would like to pay tribute to the amputee veterans who founded The War Amps, which marks its 100th anniversary this year. On returning from the First World War, they came together to help each other adapt to their new reality. They then welcomed the next generation of amputee veterans following the Second World War, creating […]

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Happy Halloween 2018!

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Happy Halloween 2018!

  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 pillowcases or shopping bags to hold […]

MS SOCIETY – PwC MS BIKE Needs Volunteers Aug. 18 & 19 – Ottawa to Cornwall

MS SOCIETY – PwC MS BIKE Needs Volunteers Aug. 18 & 19 – Ottawa to Cornwall

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 for volunteers to help make it […]

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Nursing Alumni Dinner & Good Deeds in Cornwall Ontario 260618

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Nursing Alumni Dinner & Good Deeds in Cornwall Ontario 260618

  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, and Marilyn Riddell. Attending from […]

April 3, 2018 is 15th Annual Oncology Nursing Day in Canada!

April 3, 2018 is 15th Annual Oncology Nursing Day in Canada!

  Vancouver  British Columbia – In honour of the 15th annual Oncology Nursing Day, the Canadian Association of Nurses in Oncology invites you to view its new video that shows how oncology nurses, individually and collectively, hold the vision that every Canadian who encounters a cancer diagnosis individually, within their family or community has the […]

Archbishop Prendergast to Give Blood in Ottawa 700 Donors Needed 121817

Archbishop Prendergast to Give Blood in Ottawa 700 Donors Needed 121817

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 blood to Ottawa patients and hospital. […]

Cornwall Business Man to Pay for Charity & Not For Profit Ads on CFN! CLICK FOR DETAILS

Cornwall Business Man to Pay for Charity & Not For Profit Ads on CFN!  CLICK FOR DETAILS

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 advertising for the OSPCA locally, but […]

Cornwall Gen & Hotel Dieu Nursing Alumni Book Being Created 110117

Cornwall Gen & Hotel Dieu Nursing Alumni Book Being Created 110117

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 to form a book: “Before the […]

Terry Fox Run in Cornwall Raise Over $1500 More in 2017! 091717

Terry Fox Run in Cornwall Raise Over $1500 More in 2017!  091717

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 less participants but the donations & […]

Canuck Ben Hutton Helps Raise Cash for Alzheimer’s in Cornwall at Riverside Chrysler

Canuck Ben Hutton Helps Raise Cash for Alzheimer’s in Cornwall at Riverside Chrysler

Cornwall Ontario – NHL’er Ben Hutton gave some love back and helped raise over $600 in cash for the Alzheimer Society at Riverside Chrysler on Vincent Massey Drive. The Vancouver Canuck has a personal connection as the horrible disease affects his family. Hi signed autographs and even did a few shoot out drills for the […]

Walk for Kidney Disease Cornwall Hosts Annual Kidney Walk – AUG 7, 2017

Walk for Kidney Disease Cornwall Hosts Annual Kidney Walk – AUG 7, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – The Kidney Foundation of Canada invites the community of Cornwall to sign up for the annual Kidney Walk on Sunday, September 10th, 2017 at the Lamoureux Park bandshell. Participants and volunteers can register themselves or walk teams online at www.kidneywalk.com. All donations raised by walk participants and sponsors will go to The Kidney […]

Starbucks Foodshare Program Benefits Baldwin House in Cornwall JUNE 27, 2017

Starbucks Foodshare Program Benefits Baldwin House in Cornwall JUNE 27, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – As I was doing my morning social media scroll, Cornwall local Judy Rose posted the video below asking if our Starbucks on Brookdale was part of the Foodshare program which Starbucks started in 2016. Which of course led to an  odd situation as our local Starbucks boycotts this newspaper, not even sending […]

Mary Mansworth of Brockville Gets YMCA Honour from Governor General JUNE 9, 2017

Mary Mansworth of Brockville Gets YMCA Honour from Governor General JUNE 9, 2017

Canada’s Governor General appoints 12 Canadians to the YMCA Fellowship of Honour   OTTAWA, June 08, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Today, His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, presented a small group of Canadians with the YMCA’s most prestigious award: The YMCA Fellowship of Honour. Chosen from among nearly 50,000 YMCA […]

Will You Donate to CFN? It’s Time for Viewers to Step Up – JUNE 8, 2017

Will You Donate to CFN?  It’s Time for Viewers to Step Up – JUNE 8, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – Odds are if you’re reading this it’s not the first time you’ve visited the Cornwall Free News.  It’s not easy running an Independent newspaper in 2017.  It’s even harder in smaller markets. While we like other face challenges in a struggling economy and competing with giants like Google and facebook for digital […]

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