Danny Gauthier, aged 9 – OPP Detachment Commander for a Day! July 25, 2011 – Alexandria Ontario

Danny Gauthier, aged 9 – OPP Detachment Commander for a Day!  July 25, 2011 – Alexandria Ontario

    CFN – Danny Gauthier is your typical 9yr old boy, yet he has faced medical challenges since he was 6 months old. He suffers from a form of Mediterranean Fever, which leaves him with spikes of fever, vomiting, stomach and joint pain. This has resulted in several testing session at hospitals in Torontoand […]

$1,000 Centennial Community Grant from Union Gas awarded to the Children’s Aid Society of the United Counties of Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry to support the Society’s Camp Fund – July 24, 2011

$1,000 Centennial Community Grant from Union Gas awarded to the Children’s Aid Society of the United Counties of Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry to support the Society’s Camp Fund – July 24, 2011

Cornwall ON – The Children’s Aid Society of the United Counties of Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry has been awarded a $1,000 Centennial Community Grant from Union Gas to support the Society’s CampFund. This year the Society was able to send 83 children to camp. The children for whom the Society is raising funds are not […]

GOVERNMENTS AGREE TO FUND LIFE-SAVING TREATMENT FOR RARE, FATAL BLOOD DISEASE – July 24, 2011

GOVERNMENTS AGREE TO FUND LIFE-SAVING TREATMENT FOR RARE, FATAL BLOOD DISEASE – July 24, 2011

TORONTO ON –The Canadian Association of PNH Patients applauds governments across Canada for their landmark agreement to provide public access to Soliris (eculizumab), a life-saving treatment for the ultra-rare blood disease known as paroxysmal nocturnal haemoglobinuria (PNH). With this agreement, Canada joins the vast majority of jurisdictions in the developed world that ensure access to […]

Lib Candidate Mark A MacDonald Rebuts PC Claims on Small Business in Cornwall Ontario – July 23, 2011

Lib Candidate Mark A MacDonald Rebuts PC Claims on Small Business in Cornwall Ontario – July 23, 2011

Cornwall ON –  We just received the following from Mark A MacDonald; Liberal Candidate for SD&G Ontario in the upcoming Ontario Provincial election. MCDONELL NOT BEING HONEST WITH SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS OR ONTARIANS The PCs Have a Clear Record Opposing Small Business Tax Cuts Yesterday, Jim McDonell was caught in another dishonest misrepresentation of the […]

It’s Hot Enough to Fry a Monkey’s Bottom – Environment Canada Updates Severe Weather Warning for Thursday July 21, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario Area

It’s Hot Enough to Fry a Monkey’s Bottom – Environment Canada Updates Severe Weather Warning for Thursday July 21, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario Area

CFN – ENVIRONMENT CANADA HAS UPDATED A SEVERE WEATHER BULLETIN FOR SOUTHERN ONTARIO AT 10:55 AM EDT THURSDAY 21 JULY 2011. A WEATHER WARNING IS ISSUED FOR MORRISBURG – LONG SAULT CORNWALL – LANCASTER WINCHESTER – NEWINGTON AND MAXVILLE – ALEXANDRIA. EXTREME TEMPERATURES AND HUMIDEX VALUES EXPECTED TODAY. WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE FAVOURABLE FOR THE DEVELOPMENT […]

Char-Lan Minor Soccer Association in Williamstown Ontario cancels Thursday July 21 Soccer Due to Severe Heat

Char-Lan Minor Soccer Association in Williamstown Ontario cancels Thursday July 21 Soccer Due to Severe Heat

Williamstown  ON – Char-Lan Minor Soccer Association announces that its Thursday evening soccer program in Williamstown at both 6pm and 7pm has been canceled due to the anticipated severe weather and the Health Warning issues by the EOHU.  David Rawnsley President CMSA         Please follow and like us:

New Woody Allen film, Midnight in Paris opens at Port Theatre in Cornwall Ontario Friday July 22, 2011

New Woody Allen film, Midnight in Paris opens at Port Theatre in Cornwall Ontario Friday July 22, 2011

Cornwall ON –   Starting Friday July 22 The Port Theatre in Cornwall Ontario is playing Midnight in Paris; the highest grossing Woody Allen film in history.    To check out the buzz and be able to watch a movie without wearing 3D glasses head down 132 Montreal Road! The Trailer httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I99slAjca5Y The flick stars […]

What went wrong with 2011 Kinsman Cornwall Lift Off ? – Editorial by Jamie Gilcig – July 20, 2011

What went wrong with 2011 Kinsman Cornwall Lift Off ? – Editorial by Jamie Gilcig – July 20, 2011

Cornwall ON –   So now that the 2011 Kinsman Cornwall Lift Off festivities are over it’s time to do a recap.    As many of you have either heard or read we covered the issue of predatory radio practices by Corus radio for publicly funded events in our region a few weeks ago.  LINK  […]

Cornwall Ontario Offers Free Public Swimming During Heat Wave Warning – July 20-22, 2011

Cornwall Ontario Offers Free Public Swimming During Heat Wave Warning – July 20-22, 2011

Cornwall ON –   In light of the hot and humid weather being forecast for the next few days, the City of Cornwall is offering free swims at its outdoor pools on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday evening from 6 pm to 8 pm. “This will provide residents with the opportunity to cool down a bit before […]

Letter to the Editor – Earle Macpherson of Cornwall Ontario on Dogs and Pedestrians on the Bike Paths – July 20, 2011

Letter to the Editor – Earle Macpherson of Cornwall Ontario on Dogs and Pedestrians on the Bike Paths – July 20, 2011

To The Editors  And City councillors My wife and I have recently purchased e-bikes (power-assisted bicycles). We have traveled the waterfront bike trails for many years and this year being no exception regarding the many people walking dogs without leashes,people walking two and three abreast,bikes riding two abreast taking both east and west lanes. People […]

The Dead Zone Concert review by Dominic Bisonette – July 20, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

The Dead Zone Concert review by Dominic Bisonette – July 20, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

Cornwall ON – On june 24th I found myself at Babylon’s in Ottawa waiting for a band to walk on stage. At approximately 9:25pm when The Dead Zone was done their first song, I had fallen in love with punk again.   The 2 opening bands, Black Market Candy and Fore Stroke warmed up the waiting […]

Dalkeith Ontario Celebrates its 200 Years of History – July 21-24 photos and story by Michael Cartwright – Blue Nose

Dalkeith Ontario Celebrates its 200 Years of History – July 21-24 photos and story by Michael Cartwright – Blue Nose

Dalkeith ON – The Dalkeith Historical Society gathers around the alter in St.Paul’s Chapel,Dalkeith for a photo op launching the “pick your own nose ” campaign that will be in the chapel for the All Day Bicentennial  Festival Saturday,July 23,2011 in Dalkeith. . The Icon Blue Nose magnate available for a toonie ($2.00) is produced […]

Peggy Ware Retires after 22 Years with the Canadian Cancer Society & $1000 Donation – Cornwall Ontario – July 19, 2011

Peggy Ware Retires after 22 Years with the Canadian Cancer Society & $1000 Donation – Cornwall Ontario – July 19, 2011

  Cornwall ON – We recieved this from Sharyn Duffey of the local branch of the Canadian Cancer Society. We recently celebrated a retirement; Peggy Ware retired after 22 years with the Canadian Cancer Society.  We also celebrated with the “Celebrating Youth Award” which was presented to Andre Theoret an office volunteer who also spent […]

John Lister of Fingerman Studios sends in Some Wind Storm Photos of Cornwall Ontario – July 18, 2011

John Lister of Fingerman Studios sends in Some Wind Storm Photos of Cornwall Ontario – July 18, 2011

Cornwall ON-   John Lister of Fingerman Studios sent in these pics of storm damage in Cornwall Ontario.   These two pictures were from the Murray Hill Motel on Vincent Massey Drive.  If you see news happen email in your photo or video to info@cornwallfreenews.com and we’ll credit you in the story as we’re doing […]

Mother Nature Catches Cheap Trick at Ottawa Blues Fest ! Stage Collapses – Casualties Minimal – July 18, 2011

Mother Nature Catches Cheap Trick at Ottawa Blues Fest !   Stage Collapses – Casualties Minimal – July 18, 2011

Ottawa ON –   Ottawa Blues Fest ended with a bang and a bomb as storms in the area helped the roadies and gave hundreds of people a day they’ll never forget. Winds hit peaks all over the Ottawa area even reaching Cornwall Ontario with lots of overturned objects and wind damage. The Stage Collapse […]