How many cars can the Bridge Hold?

How many cars can the Bridge Hold?

This shot was taken from Second Street by Cornwall BBQ.    You can see how far traffic is backed up.     How much weight can this bridge carry in a traffic jam.   It’s much different than when vehicles are moving. Is it time to get this mess fixed or do we wait until something tragic happens? In […]

Rock the Vote 2009 Shakes Murphy’s Inn

Rock the Vote 2009 Shakes Murphy’s Inn

Rock the Vote is one wild party!   Sponsored by The Cornwall District Labour Council and the Brain Child of the Cornwall Underground’s Jason Setnyk and City Councilor Elaine MacDonald it was a super party with a over 20 performers and speakers including Cornwall’s own, Fathom Ties. NDP Candidate to be Darlene Jalbert introduced many of […]

Do you like the way this site looks?

Do you like the way this site looks?

Hi Cornwall and the World.    We know that many of you read this paper every day so we want your input as we’re looking at doing a makeover in the not so distant future. What features, colors, and options would you like to see.   We’re a community Newspaper so now is the chance for you […]

More Tobacco Busts – RCMP Friday Press Release Friday August 21, 2009

More Tobacco Busts – RCMP Friday Press Release Friday August 21, 2009

9 People Arrested for Possession of Contraband Tobacco (South Glengarry, Ontario -Friday August 21st, 2009) – The RCMP working with various law enforcement agencies have arrested 9 people who each face a charge for possession of a tobacco product not properly stamped under authority of the Excise Act 2001. The tobacco product is believed to […]

Bernadette Clément To Run Against Guy Lauzon in the Next Federal Election

Bernadette Clément To Run Against Guy Lauzon in the Next Federal Election

Tomorrow there’s a press conference scheduled for 12:15 at The Best Western in the dining room where it is expected that Cornwall City Councilor Ms Bernadette Clément will be the uncontested Liberal candidate in the next Federal election for our riding. Ms Clément could not be reached for comment.  It’s been a long process as […]

Rock The Vote! This Sunday at Murphy’s Inn

Rock The Vote!  This Sunday at Murphy’s Inn

Jason Setnyk from The Cornwall Underground and our occasional writer/photog sent in this release and the images.  See you all at Murphy’s Inn on Sunday! This Sunday August 23rd at Murphy’s Inn marks the sixth annual Rock the Vote, a concert that promotes voting to a younger demographic. “Civic responsibilities like voting, volunteering in the […]

A Sunny Day at The Cornwall Farmer’s Market

A Sunny Day at The Cornwall Farmer’s Market

What a lovely market to stroll the Farmer’s Market on George Assaly Lane!   Perfect weather; really good coffee thanks to Reg Coffey of Coffey’s Coffee and some amazing local produce! Royal Beans, the first apples of the season, some lovely Swiss chard, Fresh Peaches and Cream Corn.   The pickings were good and the people friendly.  […]

Our MP Doesn’t like Local TV

Our MP  Doesn’t like Local TV

As many of you know our local TV stations have been fighting the big cable companies over $$$.  It’s been a long hard battle that has crossed over partisan lines. If you click this link you’ll go to a list of politicians that have come out in support of saving local TV. L I N […]

Thank You Cornwall! We’re up 72% this month!

Thank You Cornwall!   We’re up 72% this month!

72% ↑ Thank you to our Cornwall Area readers and those around the world.   We grew 72% last month over the month before!   In six short months we’ve had almost 25,000 page views. We couldn’t have done it without you.    In the next month you should be seeing and hearing more about us. Please keep […]

Native Ciggies will be going up again – Higher River Presence

Native Ciggies will be going up again – Higher River Presence

AM 1220 is reporting — That the Mounties are teaming up with other law enforcement agencies to combat cigarette smuggling. Since the bridge closure and temporary opening smugglers have had to depend more and more on the river to stock their customers which has resulted in a lot less product coming across and prices shooting […]

Employees pooling $ to buy local TV station in Victoria BC

Employees pooling $ to buy local TV station in Victoria BC

I know Victoria BC is a long ways from Cornwall Ontario, but we have no local TV in Cornwall.  Our radio station is part of a national chain as are our cable company and newspapers. Local voices are so important.   It’s a blessing that the internet is allowing for local communities to build their voices […]

Your Alexa Traffic Rankings for Cornwall Newspapers

Your Alexa Traffic Rankings for Cornwall Newspapers

Since we were talking about our local Newspapers I went to www.alexa.com which rates traffic. The Seaway News has been online the longest, since 1999. Their ranking is 2,166,115 with 2.7 minutes per visitor logged in.  They are linked on 46 other websites.  There is no discernible change in their traffic over the last 3 […]