FRIKTION’S FAMILY STACHE BASH CHARITY EVENT for MOVEMBER in Cornwall Ontario – Sunday November 27, 2011

FRIKTION’S FAMILY STACHE BASH CHARITY EVENT for MOVEMBER in Cornwall Ontario – Sunday November 27, 2011

DETAILS: Friday & Saturday we will be donating $1 from every cover charge at the door. We will be selling tickets for prizes all weekend long. Draws on Sunday Sunday Events: 11am-5pm: PIG ROAST: $15.00 a plate.  All proceeds go to Canadian Cancer Society 2pm: CORNHOLE TOURNY (limited space) 70ppl max – $30.00 per team […]

St. Lawrence Cornwall Sharks men’s hockey team wins two of three at Georgian tournament by Stephen Petrick – November 21, 2011

St. Lawrence Cornwall Sharks men’s hockey team wins two of three at Georgian tournament by Stephen Petrick – November 21, 2011

CFN – The St. Lawrence College Cornwall Sharks men’s hockey team won two of its three games at the Georgian Invitational Tournament in Orillia on Friday, Nov. 18, only bowing out after a semifinal loss to a team from Trent University. .  It was an impressive performance by the team since it went to the tournament […]

Agapè Centre in Cornwall Ontario Seeks Help in Curbing their Garbage Fees – November 20, 2011

Agapè Centre in Cornwall Ontario Seeks Help in Curbing their Garbage Fees – November 20, 2011

CFN – The Agapè Centre receives donations daily from many well intentioned donors. The Centre receives over 300,000 donated items per year including roughly 200 bags of donations daily. Unfortunately, donations that include the remains of garage or yard sales, items that are damaged and donations left outside the donation bins which are subject to […]

Artist Peter Leclair Works on Display at the Cornwall Regional Art Gallery November 20 – December 30, 2011

Artist Peter Leclair Works on Display at the Cornwall Regional Art Gallery November 20 – December 30, 2011

CFN –As he has done many times over the past 30 years, local artist Peter Leclair is putting the finishing touches to his “assemblage” art work for shows in eastern Ontario. Leclair is a graduate of St. Lawrence College from the early 70’s where he studied graphic design. It was there that he discovered his […]

Project Warmth Offers Free Energy Greenbox Kits in Cornwall Ontario – November 20, 2011

Project Warmth Offers Free Energy Greenbox Kits in Cornwall Ontario – November 20, 2011

CFN –The Social Development Council (SDC) of Cornwall & area’s Project WARMTH is once again offering FREE Energy Greenbox kits to anyone in the SDG area who would like to be a little warmer this winter, and likely even save a little money.  The Energy Greenbox kits help stop cold drafts, stop heat loss and […]

Transition Cornwall + presents Mike Nickerson Monday November 28th – Ramada Inn 7 PM

Transition Cornwall + presents Mike Nickerson Monday November 28th – Ramada Inn 7 PM

Invites you to an evening with Mike Nickerson Author of “Life, Money and Illusion; Living on Earth as if we want to stay”   Today’s economic climate requires new approaches to secure the years ahead.  With the new challenges come new opportunities.  As transportation from distant places becomes more expensive, local employment will expand.  With more […]

Your City Hall Bulletin for Cornwall Ontario for November 19, 2011

Your City Hall Bulletin for Cornwall Ontario for November 19, 2011

 Here is your City of Cornwall Ontario Bulletin for November 19, 2011 Click the Bulletin to blow up to full size!  Click the X on the bottom right corner to blow up even larger! For complete information on City Programs and Services visit Cornwall Ontario at www.Cornwall.ca Check out Cornwall Ontario on Facebook too!  

The Cornwall Free News Photo of the Day – Hawk by Calvin Hanson – November 19, 2011

The Cornwall Free News Photo of the Day – Hawk by Calvin Hanson – November 19, 2011

CFN –   Photographer Calvin Hanson gets his third photo chosen as our photo of the day!  This one is of a hawk in the North end of Cornwall.    If you want to submit your work for our photo of the day feature email us at info@cornwallfreenews.com in a JPEG format.   Please include […]

Help the Cornwall Free News Form Its New Comments Policy! November 18, 2011

Help the Cornwall Free News Form Its New Comments Policy! November 18, 2011

CFN –  Boy this week has gone by in a blur!   It’s been crazy since Monday night when Cornwall City council tabled their report calling for a cease to advertising on media that have anonymous comments.   I think we’ve all learned a few things and we’ve been inundated with comments, calls, and emails of all […]

Occupy Cornwall Rally Set for Friday Night November 18, 2011 in Lamoureaux Park

Occupy Cornwall Rally Set for Friday Night November 18, 2011 in Lamoureaux Park

CFN –   It looks like the Occupy movement is coming to Cornwall Ontario.    A release was sent to us today announcing a rally in Lamoureaux Park on November 18th. “occupy new york broken up over 100 arrested obviously,this movement is Very Important or there would not be a media gag order on it. […]

Transparent Report from City of Cornwall in Diane Shay Affair perhaps not so transparent? November 17, 2011

Transparent Report from City of Cornwall in Diane Shay Affair perhaps not so transparent? November 17, 2011

CFN –   Transparency is a funny thing.  If someone shows you something what they show you is transparent.   Of course what they don’t show you….isn’t.   Today the city of Cornwall Ontario issued a release regarding the Diane Shay case. However what they didn’t release was the settlement that Ms Shay signed with […]

Reactions to Online Anonymity in Cornwall Ontario – Councilor Gardiner and the S word and Councilor MacDonald’s possible Conflict of Interest – November 17, 2011

Reactions to Online Anonymity in Cornwall Ontario – Councilor Gardiner and the S word and Councilor MacDonald’s possible Conflict of Interest – November 17, 2011

CFN – Wow.  I am absolutely floored by how much interest has been showed in the issue of Online Anonymity regarding posts.    I’ve been flooded by emails and calls and it’s interesting to see how petty some of the competing media has been. The Free Holder who also have been targeted by the City […]

Our Top Ten Stories for November 15, 2011 and a Clarification of our Mission Statement and Posting Policy.

Our Top Ten Stories for November 15, 2011 and a Clarification of our Mission Statement and Posting Policy.

CFN –  As you can see from our Top Ten stories of November 15th we’re getting a lot of focus on local stories.   In light of the City Council meeting and the ongoing discussion on Anonymous comments I thought I’d put out our policies for those unaware or unclear on how we do things […]

Cornwall Ontario City Council Defers Vote on Anonymous Comments Ban For Media Sites they Advertise on – November 15, 2011

Cornwall Ontario City Council Defers Vote on Anonymous Comments Ban For Media Sites they Advertise on – November 15, 2011

CFN –  Interesting evening at City Council last night.   Alright, maybe not interesting, but some ground was covered.   The real story is simmering under the eye of the public.  It wasn’t discussed at the meeting which had a full compliment of city managers. John Towndrow of Transition Cornwall + made a presentation to […]

So How Much has CAO Paul Fitzpatrick Cost the City of Cornwall with his heavy handed leadership? November 13, 2011

So How Much has  CAO Paul Fitzpatrick Cost the City of Cornwall with his heavy handed leadership?   November 13, 2011

CFN – A report was written this past week by our Economic Development team.  I’ve always thought that term a bit odd for Mr. Peters and Boileau as they certainly have not done anything to help develop CFN. I’ve been told that the first ad we had from the city was just to get us […]

Happy 31st to Cornwall Ontario’s Ryan Gosling! November 12, 2011

Happy 31st to Cornwall Ontario’s Ryan Gosling! November 12, 2011

CFN –   Ryan Gosling grew up in Cornwall.  It’s a long way from the River City to Hollywood and now he’s one of the hottest actor’s in film.   He also was a producer and narrated the documentary ReGeneration.   Today Ryan turns 31.  httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lLkM3WgJGaE Ryan studied Drama and Fine Arts here at CCVS […]

Notes from Abroad by Tabatha Pilon in Denmark – Halloween Denmark Style! November 11, 2011

Notes from Abroad by Tabatha Pilon in Denmark – Halloween Denmark Style!  November 11, 2011

CFN – Once again, I have found a holiday that I have taken for granted: Halloween.  Although it may not technically be known as a “holiday” per se, it has always been a great day of fun and laughter that I have missed out on this year. In Denmark, Halloween is more of a “young” child’s […]

Some of the Poop on the Pilon vs Cornwall Case, Robert Menagh, Paul Fitzpatrick and the City of Cornwall Axing our Advertising with them because of Anonymous Comments

Some of the Poop on the Pilon vs Cornwall Case, Robert Menagh, Paul Fitzpatrick and the City of Cornwall Axing our Advertising with them because of Anonymous Comments

CFN – In the aftermath of the stories tarring Cornwall Ontario Staffing honcho Robert Menagh, a lot of discussin’ has been taking place.   It’s grist for the Timmy’s crowd and why not?   Tall, rugged, a lawyer,  highly paid by Cornwall standards; there’s plenty to throw bricks at in a town that loves to throw […]