Cornwall Ontario Celebrates Family Literacy Week – Robert Munsch Read-A-Thon at the Cornwall Public Library – Great Success

Cornwall Ontario Celebrates Family Literacy Week – Robert Munsch Read-A-Thon at the Cornwall Public Library – Great Success

Cornwall Ontario City Councilor Bernadette Clement was one of the readers for the Cornwall Library’s Robert Munsch Read-A-Thon Saturday.  It was to celebrate Family Literacy Week. A gaggle of kids, big and small, and Kaleb the St. John’s Ambulance dog listened to tales from the acclaimed writer. Ms Clement read about pigs sitting on a […]

OPTING OUT – Hope Not Lost for Medical Arts Glen Stor Lodge Contract – Cornwall Ontario – January 23, 2010

OPTING OUT – Hope Not Lost for Medical Arts Glen Stor Lodge Contract – Cornwall Ontario – January 23, 2010

I’m a huge believer in “Spend Locally, Shop Locally, Advertise Locally” and really think that it’s important to keep the dollars in our community where we can.  It’s not always possible, but I try and always encourage others to as well. Recently, after many years, local pharmacy chain Medical Arts lost the contract to supply medication […]

Heart and Stroke Foundation ready for “Heart Month” – by Markus Noé – Cornwall Ontario – January 23, 2010

Heart and Stroke Foundation ready for “Heart Month” – by Markus Noé – Cornwall Ontario – January 23, 2010

Heart and Stroke Foundation ready for “Heart Month” February is just around the corner and the Heart and Stroke Foundation is in full swing gearing up for their “Heart Month.” Throughout the month there will be countless events throughout SD&G and Prescott Russell area. There will be 15,000 canvassers along with event coordinators who are […]

Is a natural product always earth friendly? – Earth Matters by Jacqueline Milner – January 22, 2010

Is a natural product always earth friendly? – Earth Matters by Jacqueline Milner – January 22, 2010

Is a natural product always earth friendly? Some months ago we switched to recycled newspaper pellets, ‘Yesterday’s News’ for our furry felines as we came to realize that a simple natural clay substance wasn’t necessary the best choice for our home environment or for our earth. According to Wikipedia about 2 million tons of cat […]

Cornwall Senators? Now that would sell some seats. Rumors n Rumblins – NHL – Cornwall Ontario – January 21, 2010

Cornwall Senators?  Now that would sell some seats.  Rumors n Rumblins – NHL – Cornwall Ontario – January 21, 2010

I think the Civic Complex would sell every seat they could fill if this happens.    Rumors are swirling that the Ottawa Senators of the NHL will move their Binghamton farm team to Cornwall Ontario.   We have no quotes as of press time but will do updates soon.    LINK “It would be easy […]

Cornwall Ontario Falls back to number 2 for Monopoly Canada Wildcard Spot! – Cornwall Ontario – January 21, 2010

Cornwall Ontario Falls back to number 2 for Monopoly Canada Wildcard Spot! – Cornwall Ontario – January 21, 2010

Ok Cornwall.  Cut the slacking.   We don’t post about it for 3 days and we fall back to number 2!    There’s only one spot for this city and it’s number 1!  Monopoly Canada needs a city of our refined qualities and flavor! Remember to vote each day.   You have to type in […]

2010 Ontario Men’s Curling Championship on TVCOGECO – Cornwall Ontario – January 21, 2010

2010 Ontario Men’s Curling Championship on TVCOGECO – Cornwall Ontario – January 21, 2010

2010 Ontario Men’s Curling Championship on TVCOGECO [Thursday, January 21, 2010 – Cornwall, ON] Glenn Howard returns to the ice to defend his title against Ontario’s best curlers including Brian Cochrane and Peter Corner andTVCOGECO will be there forexclusive end to end coverage of Tankard 2010 – Ontario Men’s Curling Championship. Coverage is available only on […]

Social Development Council of Cornwall & Area announces new Executive Director – January 21, 2010 – Cornwall Ontario

Social Development Council of Cornwall & Area announces new Executive Director – January 21, 2010 – Cornwall Ontario

Social Development Council of Cornwall & Area announces new Executive Director Cornwall Ontario – Board members of the Social Development Council have selected a new Executive Director to lead the non-profit organization currently being funded by the Ontario Trillium Foundation.  Jody Souka-Marleau, a professor at St. Lawrence College and board member of the SDC, is […]

Echo Trends “Consignors Care” program to help Vicitms in Haiti – Cornwall Ontario – January 21, 2010

Echo Trends “Consignors Care” program to help Vicitms in Haiti – Cornwall Ontario – January 21, 2010

Like many local business owners Colleen Campbell of Echo Trends (54 Pitt Street) wants to help the victims of the Earthquakes in Haiti. So she’s going to be having a bag sale with all of the proceeds going to the victims as well as starting “Consignors Care”. LINK to her Facebook page. “100% of money […]

$4.00 off Katerina’s Mexican Buffet – Wednesday & Thursday Nights – Cornwall Ontario – January 21, 2010

$4.00 off Katerina’s Mexican Buffet – Wednesday & Thursday Nights – Cornwall Ontario – January 21, 2010

Tired of those sorta faux Mexican restaurants?   You know the ones I’m talking about.    Every Wednesday night your host Katerina Delfakis hosts a truly Mexican Buffet Feast at her restaurant at 1195 2nd Street West. Mention the Cornwall Free News and get $4.00 off your buffet, (with beverage purchase)  take a break from […]

Cafe Connectionz – We’re Proud to Welcome our Latest Sponsor! – Cornwall Ontario – January 19, 2010

Cafe Connectionz – We’re Proud to Welcome our Latest Sponsor! – Cornwall Ontario – January 19, 2010

Cornwall Ontario doesn’t have any Second Cups or big chain coffee shops.  We have Tim’s.  We have a few other shops, and then we have Café Connectionz, a little oasis, filled with local art, colour, coffee, and yummies. Nooks and crannies are the norm here.  A couch here, a leather chair there, conference room, meeting spot, […]

MPP Jim Brownell Announces Cornwall Community Hospital Gets $5 Million Annually to Help With Deficit – Cornwall Ontario – January 18, 2010 – Markus Noé

MPP Jim Brownell Announces Cornwall Community Hospital Gets $5 Million Annually to Help With Deficit – Cornwall Ontario – January 18, 2010 – Markus Noé

Hospital Gets 5 Million Annually to Help With Deficit The Cornwall Community Hospital received a much need boost today. It has been well publicized that the CCH has been running a deficit for years. To help bridge this gap the Ministry of Long-Term care and the Champlain Local Health Integration Network has provided a 5 […]

Water Meters to be an Election Issue here in Cornwall Ontario? January 18, 2010

Water Meters to be an Election Issue here in Cornwall Ontario?  January 18, 2010

Water meters for Cornwall Ontario.   Hmm….Nope.   I don’t want one.  I don’t know too many people that do and I certainly don’t think too many think that they will save a whole lot of money. Ontario is going through a similar issue with these new “SMART METERS” for electricity.   A politician stated this recently. […]

Seaway International Bridge Continues to see less traffic – Trucks down 21.9% – Cornwall Ontario – January 17, 2010

Seaway International Bridge Continues to see less traffic – Trucks down 21.9% – Cornwall Ontario – January 17, 2010

Seaway International Bridge Traffic Down Not surprising that delays and issues are causing people to think twice before crossing the Seaway International Bridge that crosses Akwesasne between the US and Canada. LINK “In December, approximately 162,228 cars crossed there, down 13.3 percent from the 187,081 that crossed in December 2008. Truck crossings decreased 21.9 percent, […]

Ontario Health Coalition – Cornwall Chapter Calls Meeting – Tuesday January 19, 2010

Ontario Health Coalition – Cornwall Chapter Calls Meeting – Tuesday January 19, 2010

Ontario Health Coalition – Cornwall Chapter Calls Meeting A press conference by the Cornwall Chapter of the Ontario Health Coalition, represented by co-chairs Elaine MacDonald and Diane Morin will be held at the Cornwall Public Library Boardroon, on Tuesday, January 19 at 11 a.m. They are concerned about the repercussions of the third party review of […]

CORNWALL CROSSFIT EXPANDS TO AKWESASNE – Opens Monday January 18, 2010 – Cornwall/Akwesasne Ontario – January 16, 2010

CORNWALL CROSSFIT EXPANDS TO AKWESASNE – Opens Monday January 18, 2010 – Cornwall/Akwesasne Ontario – January 16, 2010

CORNWALL CROSSFIT EXPANDS TO AKWESASNE (January 15, 2010) Cornwall Crossfit is enjoying tremendous success in the city’s downtown core and is now expanding to reach residents in Akwesasne. Crossfit Akwesasne opens its doors on Monday January 18, 2010 on International bridge Road (behind the Peace Tree Mall).  It will be an open house all day Monday during […]