Glengarry Artists’ Collective Celebrate STUART McCORMICK July 4th, 2018

Glengarry Artists’ Collective Celebrate STUART McCORMICK July 4th, 2018

Alexandria, Ontario– The Glengarry Artists’ Collective⎮Collectif d’artistes de Glengarry offers an exhibition, presentation and reception celebrating one of the county’s renowned artists, Stuart McCormick. Born in 1905, McCormick was a prolific, self-taught painter. For 40 years he created an artistic record of the Glengarry landscape. He was commissioned in 1959 to create paintings of the […]

RCMP Warns of SPOOFING Phone Calls from the RCMP in Ontario 061918

RCMP Warns of SPOOFING Phone Calls from the RCMP in Ontario 061918

RCMP warn Ontario residents of scammers spoofing RCMP’s telephone number (June 19, 2018 – Cornwall, ON) The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) Cornwall Detachment is issuing a public notice with respect to fraudulent telephone calls. The RCMP is warning the general public of fraudulent telephone calls which appear to be coming from the RCMP. The callers […]

Fauxmagerie Zengarry Celebrates It’s 5th Anniversary w New Ale Aged Cheddar Style Cashew Cheese in Vankleek Hill! 061518

Fauxmagerie Zengarry Celebrates It’s 5th Anniversary w New Ale Aged Cheddar Style Cashew Cheese in Vankleek Hill! 061518

  VANKLEEK HILL Ontario – The award-winning Fauxmagerie Zengarry is celebrating it’s 5th birthday with the launch of a 7th flavour. This new Ale Aged flavour is a sharp cheddar style cashew cheese cultured with locally brewed beer. Zengarry is launching it’s newest fauxmage exclusively at all Whole Foods Market locations across Ontario this summer. Fauxmagerie Zengarry […]

Two Horse Race in Ontario as Ford & Horwath Teams Up Attacks 052218

Two Horse Race in Ontario as Ford & Horwath Teams Up Attacks 052218

Cornwall Ontario – As a quiet provincial election comes out of the long May weekend it’s becoming clearer that this is a two horse race as the PC’s and NDP start to ratchet up the attacks and heat. Premier Wynne is still trying to claw back some support that has bled orange, but that seems […]

Ontario Writ Falling Political Candidate Advertising Specials on The Cornwall Free News! CLICK FOR DETAILS

Ontario Writ Falling Political Candidate Advertising Specials on The Cornwall Free News!  CLICK FOR DETAILS

No matter which political party you’re with advertising is one of the largest expenses in any campaign. You need value, impact, and delivery of your message in the strongest possible fashion. And local is important.  How do you expect editors to support you if you’re advertising on outlets that aren’t from Ontario or even Canada? […]

Eastern Ontario Municipal Candidate Seminar MAY 24th BEST WESTERN Cornwall CLICK FOR DETAILS

Eastern Ontario Municipal Candidate Seminar MAY 24th BEST WESTERN Cornwall CLICK FOR DETAILS

Running for office is a major life decision. You are putting yourself out into the public eye to serve your community. There are many challenges. Whether you’re a rookie or experienced,  the two sessions of this seminar have something to add to your arsenal of tools and help you not only get elected, but serve […]

Is it Time for a Gas Boycott in the Cornwall Area? NO MacEwen’s Gas from MAY 7-14, 2018

Is it Time for a Gas Boycott in the Cornwall Area?  NO MacEwen’s Gas from MAY 7-14, 2018

Cornwall Ontario –  Here’s an issue you kinda sorta can’t blame the government on.   While the high cost of gasoline is heavily taxed, if you live in this part of Ontario seeing 20-30 cent price swings per litre is a regular occurrence. That can be over a freaking $1.00 per US gallon! What we seem […]

Will You Make a Subscription Donation So We Can Keep Paywalls Off CFN? APRIL 2018

Will You Make a Subscription Donation So We Can Keep Paywalls Off CFN?  APRIL 2018

Like most media today we have to claw and fight for survival financially.   This being Cornwall there are other challenges that make it even more difficult. Many newspapers are starting to add paywalls which means unless you’re a subscriber you won’t be able to read them or there is limited content available. We’re trying to […]

Cornwall City Councilor Maurice Dupelle at Centre of Ministry Investigation & Court Case via Community Living Glengarry 042718

Cornwall City Councilor Maurice Dupelle at Centre of Ministry Investigation & Court Case via Community Living Glengarry 042718

Cornwall Ontario –  It’s amazing how far some can get in the Cornwall area with just a PSW certificate.   Makes this writer think I should get one too. Cornwall City Councilor Maurice Dupelle has seen his take him to a top management position with near Sunshine List remuneration with Community Living Glengarry, based in Alexandria,  […]

Social Media & Web Services Available! CLICK FOR DETAILS

Social Media & Web Services Available!  CLICK FOR DETAILS

Confused about how to get your website up the rankings in search engines? Do you have an older website or did you overpay for older technology?  Is your site mobile friendly?    Are you getting value?  Do you want to? Social Media excite and confuse you? Custom Web Design, support, consulting, graphic design,  and services!   Social […]

CFN to Appoint Emily Hutcheon Associate Publisher – 041518

CFN to Appoint Emily Hutcheon Associate Publisher – 041518

Cornwall Ontario –   Our city councilor here in Cornwall, Claude McIntosh,  actually once wrote about me having to do all the jobs here at CFN as though it were something to be embarrassed about or amateur.   Of course he’s participated on a City Council that boycotts this newspaper and in fact his last column,  after […]

CFN is Looking for Summer Interns & Sales Reps! CLICK FOR DETAILS 040818

CFN is Looking for Summer Interns & Sales Reps!  CLICK FOR DETAILS 040818

Do you have a burning passion to work in journalism?   CFN has four openings for Summer Interns.   These are unpaid positions, but this year we will be giving out bonuses to those that complete the Summer!   Email jamie@cornwallfreenews.com As CFN is a digital newspaper you don’t have to be based in the Cornwall area.  We’re […]

Heavy Rain & Wind ALERT for the Cornwall Ontario Area APRIL 3, 2018

Heavy Rain & Wind ALERT for the Cornwall Ontario Area APRIL 3, 2018

Cornwall Ontario – Up to 40mm of rain and some snow will fall between Tuesday and Wednesday.   Expect high winds at time, especially on Wednesday as Mother Nature beats us with the Winter stick one last time this year. Potential flooding is possible in areas. A high of 9c is expected with big shifts and […]

The Great $99 Banner Sale on CFN! CLICK FOR DETAILS April 2, 2018

The Great $99 Banner Sale on CFN!  CLICK FOR DETAILS April 2, 2018

Tired of paying crazy ad rates?  Tired of paying for ads that aren’t seen?  With our traffic and story hang time this is the place you want to be and for a limited time and limited inventory(one slot on our home page and one on our inside pages)  you can have a 300×250 pixel banner […]

#OPP ID 9 Arrested on Drug Warrant – Fentanyl – Meth – Hash – Weed & Weapons Bust 030818

#OPP ID 9 Arrested on Drug Warrant – Fentanyl – Meth – Hash – Weed & Weapons Bust 030818

WARRANT EXECUTED – DRUGS AND WEAPONS SEIZED 9 ARRESTED   (ALEXANDRIA,ON) On March 2, 2018, An investigation led by the Community Street Crime Unit – Project REDSTART was executed with the assistance of OPP Tactical Rescue Unit, Emergency Response Team, Canine Unit, Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau, Cornwall Community Police Service and SD&G OPP. The officers […]

CFN 2017 Numbers! 15,345, 911 Human Pageviews UP 13%! CLICK FOR DETAILS!

CFN 2017 Numbers!   15,345, 911 Human Pageviews UP 13%!  CLICK FOR DETAILS!

It’s always amazing to see some local ad choices by businesses in the Cornwall area. The newspaper with the most ads (not necessarily ad dollars) has the least amount of news and least amount of viewers.  We also have seen the demise of two newspapers, le Journal, which again shows that sadly the francophone market […]

UCDSB & CDSBEO Failing as Cornwall High School Ratings Plummet 021818

UCDSB & CDSBEO Failing as Cornwall High School Ratings Plummet 021818

Cornwall Ontario –   A stunning report just came out by the renowned Fraser Institute showing that the usually poorly ranking Cornwall Secondary schools all, each and every one of them plummeted in this year’s rankings. Leading the way to the bottom was St. Lawrence which ranked 708 out of 747 schools across Ontario, down 163 […]

#OPP Report 2 Vehicle Collision in Alexandria Ontario – 021318

#OPP Report 2 Vehicle Collision in Alexandria Ontario – 021318

Cornwall Ontario – The OPP are reporting a 2 vehicle collision in Alexandria at the corner of Kincardine and Maple Streets.   We will update as more information becomes available. COLLISION: Alexandria Main St between Kincardine St and Maple St #Alexandria – 2 vehicles #OPP on scene. ^ag — OPPCommunicationsER (@OPP_COMM_ER) February 13, 2018

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