JANUARY 22, 2022 – The Mamas and the Papas sang, “California Dreamin ‘ ” some years ago. I am beginning to think that California dreaming may depend on how old you are. I was talking to a few seniors the other day about the winters we used to have as kids. We seemed to have… Continue reading Seniors Situation Room. By Dawn Ford – Christmas Giving & Supporting the Community
January 10, 2022 – Between the disaster that is the EOHU and traditional News Media in Cornwall, the availability and information regarding CoVid testing kits is a SCANDAL. The current Eastern Ontario Health Unit web page says there’s nothing happening with rapid testing, yet the traditional news outlets are reporting that kits ARE available this… Continue reading LETTER TO THE EDITOR – Who Is In Charge?…And Just What Is Going On With Covid Tests In Cornwall?
JANUARY 2, 2022 – Cornwall Community Hospital (CCH) is taking steps to address a temporary staffing shortage caused by COVID-19. Nearly 40 staff have tested positive for the virus, primarily from household and community contacts, creating staffing shortages in several areas. CCH also anticipates more staff will test positive in the coming days as they… Continue reading Omicron Staff Infections at CCH Lead to Temporary Service Slowdowns in Cornwall Ontario.
DECEMBER 29, 2021 – As the highly contagious COVID-19 Omicron variant continues to fuel exponential growth in exposures to the virus and increased demands for testing, Cornwall Community Hospital (CCH) is asking members of the community not to come to the Emergency Department for a COVID-19 test only. Emergency Department capacity must be protected for ill patients requiring… Continue reading Cornwall Community Hospital (CCH) Asking Residents Not to Come to the Emergency Department (ER) for a COVID-19 Test
DECEMBER 26, 2021 – On December 24, 2021 at around 10:30 p.m. officers from the Grenville County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a two vehicle collision involving a pick-up truck and a passenger car. The collision occurred on County Road Two and Galop Canal in the Edwardsburgh Township. Preliminary investigation has… Continue reading Driver Charged in Alcohol Fueled Christmas Eve Collision Fatality of 71 Year Old Prescott Woman
DECEMBER 25, 2021 – Santa watched his wife Jessica as she stared out the window sighing. He thought that she seemed to be doing that a lot lately. He said to her, “Jessica, you seem preoccupied lately. Anything bothering you?” She turned and looked at him and with a big sigh she said, ” Not… Continue reading Seniors Situation Room. By Dawn Ford. Mrs. Santa Claus’s Dilemma
DECEMBER 15, 2021 – The Jewish communities celebrated Hanukkah this year from November28th until December 6th. A Happy Hanukkah to all our Jewish friends. Snow!!! Who wants snow??? I bet those skiers have been praying again and, of course, a few kids as well. It seems so cold. Brrrr. A few friends and I were… Continue reading Seniors Situation Room. By Dawn Ford. Mice, Birds & A New Book!
DECEMBER 7, 2021 – That wacky Mayor & Real Estate Agent, Frank Prevost, has finally resigned as mayor of South Glengarry. After being charged by OPP and then breached a few times Frank is gone. The buzz is that the messed up council will place Deputy Mayor Lyle Warden as mayor rather than have a… Continue reading South Glengarry Mayor Frank Prevost Finally Resigns. By Jamie Gilcig
DECEMBER 6, 2021 – (SOUTH GLENGARRY, ON) Stormont Dundas & Glengarry Ontario Provincial; Police, assisted by Technical Traffic Collision (TTCI) and Reconstructionist officers, continue their investigation of a serious collision involving two vehicles which occurred on the December 5, 2021 at approximately 4:30 p.m. on County Road 19 at County Road 20, South Glengarry Township.… Continue reading Two Year Old Airlifted After Pick Up Crash in South Glengarry
November 24, 2021 – Cornwall Community Hospital (CCH) was recognized by Ontario Health (Trillium Gift of Life Network) for its outstanding efforts to integrate organ and tissue donation into quality end-of-life care in 2020/21. CCH was presented with the Eligible Approach Rate Award for meeting or exceeding the eligible approach rate target of 90% set… Continue reading CCH Given Award for Organ/Tissue Donation Efforts in Cornwall Ontario
NOVEMBER 23, 2021 – The phrase, “One Day at a Time” can suddenly take on new meaning when we are battling a problem. Recently in August I was in the Cornwall Community Hospital for 3 weeks and underwent surgery. The staff in the ICU are angels…professional and very caring. I was also on the 2nd.… Continue reading Seniors Situation Room. By Dawn Ford – Tiger Passes Away & Thanking CCH & St. Joseph’s CCC For Great Care.
NOVEMBER 8, 2021 – Learning that there are specialized sleep dentistry services offered in Cornwall for young, anxious, special needs, and autistic kids is news. But to understand further how Cornwall Sleep Dentistry for Kids can solve the problem of longer-than-usual pandemic-related wait times for similar services offered at CCH could be critical info for… Continue reading Cornwall Sleep Dentistry For Kids Adds Options for Parents. By Mary Anne Pankhurst
NOVEMBER 1, 2021 – The Director of the Special Investigations Unit, Joseph Martino, has found no reasonable grounds to believe that a Cornwall Police Service officer committed a criminal offence in connection with a 23-year-old man seriously injured in the course of his arrest last July.On July 4, 2021, officers responded to a residence on… Continue reading SIU Gives Cornwall Police Free Pass After Man Tasered & Breaks Jaw During July 4th Incident on Bedford.
NOVEMBER 1, 2021 – Scary days. Apparently the email from the school board, which had a link to a document on the EOHU website was DOWNLOADABLE. “Sent: Sun, 31 Oct 2021 at 17:01Subject: Communication Error – October 30, 2021 Dear Parents/Guardians, We are writing to provide you with information about a regrettable privacy incident that occurred yesterday.… Continue reading CDSBEO Confirms EOHU Student Info Leak Over Covid-19 Outbreak at St. Joe’s in Cornwall was DOWNLOADABLE. By Jamie Gilcig
OCTOBER 31, 2021 – Imagine you’re a parent and get an email from the school board. You click a link and next thing you see is a spread sheet with hundreds of names of kids attending the school, including your own, and their personal info and contacts? That appears to have happened in Cornwall Ontario.… Continue reading BREAKING – Huge Data Break @ St. Joseph Catholic Secondary School in Cornwall Ontario. By Jamie Gilcig
OCTOBER 29, 2021 – For the protection of staff, physicians, and vulnerable patients, Cornwall Community Hospital (CCH) will require visitors and essential care partners to provide proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 to enter the hospital starting November 1, 2021. This will not apply to patients. By implementing this direction, CCH joins other hospitals in… Continue reading CCH to Require Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination for Visitors.
OCTOBER 27, 2021 – It’s amazing how difficult it can be to get basic information as a journalist in this day and age. Or maybe it’s just with certain law enforcement agencies or court houses? CFN finally confirmed today that South Glengarry Mayor Frank Prevost was charged again. “Prevost was arrested and released on an… Continue reading OPP Confirm FRANK PREVOST Charged Again. By Jamie Gilcig
OCTOBER 21, 2021 – ONE LANE/RAMP CLOSED (SOUTH DUNDAS,ON) – On October 21, 2021 shortly after 7:00 a.m Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry (SD&G) Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers responded to a single vehicle collision on Highway 401 Eastbound ( MM 738 – Iroquois), South Dundas Township. Initial Investigation has indicated that shortly after 7:00 a.m, an… Continue reading FATAL Vehicle Collision – Road Closed #hwy401 East @ Carman Road Near Iroquois