It lasts so briefly and I think that’s what helps make them so special. It’s that time of the year when we can treat ourselves to Fiddleheads. L I N K A little garlic and olive oil and you’re ready to party! If you don’t forage for them like Chef Shawn Kretz you can usually… Continue reading It’s FIDDLEHEAD SEASON!
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Local Quick Hits
Here are your local Quick Hits for the day! Cornwall’s Elderly Drivers a threat? Hawkesbury loses Pittsburgh Glass 4 Car Crash in Cornwall Claude McIntosh has Ciggy Smuggling Dead On please visit our sponsors:
There’s going to be a special City Council meeting on Arena naming rights this Tuesday at City Hall. If you don’t want the arena project to go through it may be a good time to drop by and share your opinion. Meeting starts at 4 PM. L I N K So what happens if the… Continue reading Arena Updates
Calling ALL ARTISTS – you know who you are…..
Being an artist myself one of my pet projects is to support local art and artists. If you want a place to display your art; whether it being drawn, written, spoken, video, or otherwise email us and we can find a place for it here on the site. We can also help you market your… Continue reading Calling ALL ARTISTS – you know who you are…..
Great Article about Community Out Door Skating Rinks
Now that the reality that it could cost every person in Cornwall over $600 to build the new arena and over $17 per person per year to maintain it I’ve started to look at alternatives. I know I’m late to this party, but it’s not too late to pull the plug on this mess. L… Continue reading Great Article about Community Out Door Skating Rinks
Water Meters – I say no
Not sure how many people know, but our city council wants to install water meters in every house in Cornwall. I know the city needs money, what with building arenas that will cost each citizen in Cornwall over $600 to build and $17 per person per year to maintain, but do we really want water… Continue reading Water Meters – I say no
Local Quick Hits
2.8 Million Ciggies burnt in Van St. Andrews West firefighters appeared on scene to extinguish the blaze, but also found the van was filled with cardboard boxes of cigarettes. Deputy Fire Chief Paul Wheeler could not comment on the nature of the fire because of the OPP investigation. Farmer’s Market Opens Victoria Day Weekend 24/7… Continue reading Local Quick Hits
Cooking With Kretz – Bring on the Green
Here is the latest Column from Chef Shawn Kretz: Planting season is upon us. Before we know it there will be weeds to pick, along with the first of the season’s bounty. Seedlings are available at every garden centre, and gardens are starting to come together as the risk of frost diminishes. As I have… Continue reading Cooking With Kretz – Bring on the Green
Letter to the Editor Against the Proposed Arena
Just received this today. If you have a comment or want to have your say on the arena email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com – Feel free to comment on this letter as well from this page. Mr. Marshall btw said that none of the other papers would print his letter. The Cornwall Free News… Continue reading Letter to the Editor Against the Proposed Arena
Tribute to Sheep…or AC/DC… or pushing through of the Arena…
I’ve been getting a lot of emails and calls about this arena project and the more I hear the less I like it. This is dedicated to the air of what seems to be floating this project through…. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oCRE9qOgbug&feature=related please visit our sponsors:
1000 Unique Visitors – Thanks Cornwall and everyone reading this site!
!! 1000 UNIQUE VISITORS !! Over 5000 Page Views I know it’s a humble number by internet standards, but for a tiny upstart that’s less than 3 months I’m very grateful and pleased to see us hit this mark. To each and every one of you 1000 Unique visitors; many of who are now regular… Continue reading 1000 Unique Visitors – Thanks Cornwall and everyone reading this site!
The more I hear about this 3 pad rink the more UPSET I get…
Yes it’s true. I’m not happy with Cornwall spending what will probably be close to $40 million dollars by the time it’s done on a 3 pad hockey rink. We have the Civic complex and the Si. Do we really need to be funding such a large project? Is the Aquatic center covering it’s costs?… Continue reading The more I hear about this 3 pad rink the more UPSET I get…
Huge Tobacco Bust – 13 Million Ciggies
Wow, that’s a whole lotta smokes! L I N K CORNWALL — Local RCMP have made their largest single illegal tobacco seizure ever, netting more than 13 million cigarettes from a semi-trailer in Finch, northwest of Cornwall. Five people were arrested at the Finch home last Wednesday, said RCMP Sgt. Michael Harvey, who intends to… Continue reading Huge Tobacco Bust – 13 Million Ciggies
Spring Fling 2009
This just in from Paul Aubin: Hi everyone. Pride/Fierté Cornwall’s 2009 Spring Fling is set for Friday, May 29th at 9:00 pm. Yes, you read that right – it’s on a Friday night, not a Saturday. Another change is that we’ve lowered the admission price to a recession busting $5.00. We’ll also be giving you… Continue reading Spring Fling 2009
SCM signs new 5 year Contract with Walmart Canada
Looks like SCM will be growing which is good for local employees! L I N K Dan Gabbard, president of SCM, added, “We strive to identify efficiencies that contribute to Walmart’s bottom line, so it can continue to serve millions of Canadians and grow its business.” please visit our sponsors:
More Medicare/Ohip nonsense – Call your MP.
So I’m busy packing up the remnants of my old store and one of my customers tells me this story. He has COPD and his lung capacity is below 25%. This makes mobility a real issue. I suggest he apply for a scooter as I have before. His issue is that the doctors held off… Continue reading More Medicare/Ohip nonsense – Call your MP.
Chef Shawn Kretz finds the Green!
A note from Chef Shawn Kretz of Chez Nous. “Fiddleheads and wild garlic are out; morels may start tomorrow or thursday thanks to the rain.” There should be some good and healthy eatin’ down at Chez Nous. please visit our sponsors:
City Councilor’s Earn their $$$
So I went to City Council last night. I arrived at 6:30 and didn’t leave until almost 10! Long night and interesting to meet the people that spend our City Dollars. It was a feisty night with one councilor suggesting that he go outside with another. Kudo’s to Mayor Kilger to settling the scuffle without… Continue reading City Councilor’s Earn their $$$