Cornwall ON – We’re proud to welcome Gabriel Riviere-Reid as a new columnist on The Cornwall Free News.   It’s amazing when you can reach out and find bright articulate people, and we want to give them a platform because they are our present, and our future. Their voices countContinue Reading

Cornwall ON – We received the following release from the SDG Coalition for Social Justice co-chair Lori Taylor: “On behalf of the Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry (SDG)Coalition for Social Justice, I would like to extend our condolences to Denise Vernier’s family and friends.  Denise was an active member of the CoalitionContinue Reading

Cornwall ON – An interesting mix of data came across my desk today regarding unemployment in Ontario and Cornwall.   There’s some good and some bad news, but ultimately we’re doing great considering the world economy and especially that of our neighbors to the south! First off our regular EconomistContinue Reading

Cornwall ON – Two local consumers just got a wonderful if belated Christmas present. Inez Wheeler and Brenda Kennedy have each won a $1,000 local shopping spree with Santa Claus making the grand  prize draw at the Chamber of Commerce offices on Thursday January 6, 2011. Each one was understandably excitedContinue Reading

Cornwall ON – The Cornwall Business Enterprise Centre (CBEC) is pleased to announce that two of its Summer Company Students have been chosen to appear in the 2010 Summer Company Yearbook spread for Ontario. Summer Company is a unique program designed by the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade toContinue Reading

Cornwall ON – V-Day Cornwall 2011 is staging a production of the award-winning play “The Vagina Monologues” on March 5, 2011 to benefit Sexual Assault Support Services for Women of SDG&A. . You can help! Celebrate and honour the women and girls in your life and community by buying ticketsContinue Reading

Cornwall ON – The Political Round Table will be a bit different Tuesday morning December 28, 2010.  It’s our last show of the year and we’ve given our pundits Joe Gunn and Denis Sabourin the week off for the Holidays. I’ll be your humble host and open the floor toContinue Reading

Cornwall ON – Every child loves to play in the snow, but there are dangers to playing too close to roads and fast moving vehicles. City staff would like to remind parents to teach children about the dangers of playing and tunnelling in snow banks. Tunnelling in snow banks mayContinue Reading

Cornwall ON – Most City administration offices will be closed for the holidays starting Friday December 24th at noon and will re-open Tuesday January 4th at 8:30 am. Essential City services will be maintained throughout the holidays. Recreation facilities and Cornwall Transit will have minimal disruptions as noted below. GarbageContinue Reading

Cornwall ON – Students and teachers from Viscount Alexander recently raised money for United Way of S.D. & G.  Popcorn sales, Subway lunches, and dress-down monies all added to a whpoping $2062.30. Left to Right – Madame Aikman, campaign chair, Danny Aikman, Principal, Mrs. Bubeck.  Children back left to rightContinue Reading