Omicron Staff Infections at CCH Lead to Temporary Service Slowdowns in Cornwall Ontario.

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.

Cornwall Community Hospital (CCH) Asking Residents Not to Come to the Emergency Department (ER) for a COVID-19 Test

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

South Glengarry Mayor Frank Prevost Finally Resigns. By Jamie Gilcig

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

Two Year Old Airlifted After Pick Up Crash in South Glengarry

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

Cornwall Sleep Dentistry For Kids Adds Options for Parents. By Mary Anne Pankhurst

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

OPP Confirm FRANK PREVOST Charged Again. By Jamie Gilcig

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

FATAL Vehicle Collision – Road Closed #hwy401 East @ Carman Road Near Iroquois

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

Alleged Anti Vaxxers Behind Covid-19 School Spread in Cornwall Ontario. By Jamie Gilcig

September 23, 2021 – It’s common sense really. If you work with the public, especially vulnerable public, you need to be vaccinated against a virus that has killed millions during this world wide pandemic. Tragically in Ontario and other parts of Canada this isn’t to be. Corruption, especially political corruption is a virus’s best friend… Continue reading Alleged Anti Vaxxers Behind Covid-19 School Spread in Cornwall Ontario. By Jamie Gilcig

SD&SG Green Jeanie Warnock Only Local Candidate to Sign UBI Pledge. By Jamie Gilcig #cdnpoli #BasicIncomeNow

September 18, 2021 – Many Canadians are recognizing the possible benefits of having a Universal Basic Income (UBI). A movement has started and 124 candidates in 108 ridings in this current election have taken the pledge to move this forward. #BasicIncomeNow It’s a simple pledge and very clear. If elected, I pledge to actively support… Continue reading SD&SG Green Jeanie Warnock Only Local Candidate to Sign UBI Pledge. By Jamie Gilcig #cdnpoli #BasicIncomeNow

Cornwall School Shuts Down For Week Because of Covid-19 Outbreak

SEPTEMBER 12, 2021 – Another Cornwall Ontario school has announced a Covid outbreak. The city allowed an unmasked anti-vax rally in front of the hospital on September 4th which has led to community spread. Parents have also stated their concerns on social media about schools shared busing of their children. IE students from different schools… Continue reading Cornwall School Shuts Down For Week Because of Covid-19 Outbreak

Cornwall Area #antivaxxers Light Up School Covid-19 Cases in First Week Back. By Jamie Gilcig

SEPTEMBER 12, 2021 – It didn’t take long. St. Lawrence Secondary in Cornwall just announced a case of Covid from a student. It didn’t state whether the case came to the school or was transmitted in the school. LINK Several other schools have been suggested on social media to also have cases including; L’Heritage, Viscount… Continue reading Cornwall Area #antivaxxers Light Up School Covid-19 Cases in First Week Back. By Jamie Gilcig

MP Eric Duncan & The NDP Don’t Care About CFN Viewers. By Jamie Gilcig

AUGUST 25, 2021 – It’s always bewildering to see how ignorant and petty some of the political classes can be. Or why those with the thinnest skin are attracted to politics? I mean, if you can’t take legitimate criticism or questions from the media perhaps politics isn’t for you? CFN, and yours truly have been… Continue reading MP Eric Duncan & The NDP Don’t Care About CFN Viewers. By Jamie Gilcig

Cornwall Ontario to Lose Another Newspaper by October 31, 2021 – By Jamie Gilcig

AUGUST 15, 2021 – When I started CFN back in February of 2009 I never, ever, expected to see it evolve the way it did. I expected to build a small, local newspaper which focused on our community in a refreshing Gonzo way. I had been taught that journalism was telling the truth. How you… Continue reading Cornwall Ontario to Lose Another Newspaper by October 31, 2021 – By Jamie Gilcig

In Memoriam – DUMOULIN, Chantal Denise AUGUST 13, 2021

CHANTAL DENISE DUMOULIN AUGUST 13, 2021 It has been 7 years since you left us. Silent Tear You left us broken-hearted Not knowing what to do. Each night we shed a silent tear, As your memory floods our thoughts To let you know we love you, And just how much we care. Take our million… Continue reading In Memoriam – DUMOULIN, Chantal Denise AUGUST 13, 2021

South Glengarry Mayor FRANK J PREVOST Charged w Breach in Riveiere Beaudette Quebec

AUGUST 4, 2021 – Was Frank on a beer run to Rivière-Beaudette? SD&G OPP have confirmed that the SQ reached out to them regarding Mr. Prevost who is facing charges of a sexual nature against minors. He was said to be charged with breach, and a court date scheduled for October 22, 2021. We will… Continue reading South Glengarry Mayor FRANK J PREVOST Charged w Breach in Riveiere Beaudette Quebec

South Stormont Lands Near 700 Acre Distribution Hub. Developers Complain about Cornwall Red Tape & Taxes. By Jamie Gilcig

July 13, 2021 – When you run your business like crap and there’s a nearby option it should be no surprise when people flock to it. Several developers, small and large, spoke with CFN. They shared horror stories and some laughed at the thought of doing business in Cornwall. High taxes, fees, and having to… Continue reading South Stormont Lands Near 700 Acre Distribution Hub. Developers Complain about Cornwall Red Tape & Taxes. By Jamie Gilcig

We need to Fine Those that Contract Covid-19 after October if they have not been Vaccinated. EDITORIAL by Jamie Gilcig

JULY 12, 2021 – Ontario does not have a good record during Covid. The Ford government put in place orders riddled with loopholes that police essentially in many places like Cornwall refused to enforce. This journalist reported several cases to the CPS who refused to take any actions; referring me to the EOHU which is… Continue reading We need to Fine Those that Contract Covid-19 after October if they have not been Vaccinated. EDITORIAL by Jamie Gilcig

Did Cornwall Future Police Chief Shawna Spowart Get a Free Speeding Pass on 138 by OPP? By Jamie Gilcig

JUNE 25, 2021 – Stories like this are hard to write. Generally we only publish based on hard facts, but in the case multiple sources stated that CPS future Police Chief allegedly was caught driving a non CPS vehicle on Highway 138 at over 150KM which is nearly double the legal speed limit and would… Continue reading Did Cornwall Future Police Chief Shawna Spowart Get a Free Speeding Pass on 138 by OPP? By Jamie Gilcig