Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Art, Charity, & Thanks for Paramedics 100919

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Art, Charity, & Thanks for Paramedics 100919

Hand washing is paramount now that the flu season will be upon us. I read in a few articles that the problem is that we don’t wash our hands long enough. It was suggested that when washing with soap and good warm water to sing the “Happy Birthday” song – two verses and also to […]

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Sunday Busing in Cornwall & Riley’s 30th Anniversary of Rob & Ana Curran’s ownership! 092519

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Sunday Busing in Cornwall & Riley’s 30th Anniversary of Rob & Ana Curran’s ownership! 092519

Raymond Cho is our Ontario’s Minister for Seniors. According to a very interesting article in the October issue of Good Times Magazine, he is an energetic 82 year old who says that, “I take my job as a mission.”Minister Cho is from South Korea and has been in Canada about 50 years. He became a […]

Jason Stuart: SHUT UP, I’M TALKING! A true Survivor in Hollywood BOOK REVIEW by Marshall Kruger 091619

Jason Stuart: SHUT UP, I’M TALKING! A true Survivor in Hollywood BOOK REVIEW by Marshall Kruger 091619

Michael Musto says, “If there’s ever a museum for gay comic/actors navigating their way through show biz, Jason Stuart would have to curate it”.  Everybody who knows Jason, knows he is hilarious, but not everybody knows that he has been a true pioneer in the worlds of stand-up and LGBTQ representation. And now, as it turns […]

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Alzheimer Month & Tiger Tales! 091119

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Alzheimer Month & Tiger Tales! 091119

The Alzheimer Society is having a month long campaign to fundraise as September 21st is World Alzheimer Day. They are using the “hashtag” #GoBlueForAlz and asking people to wear blue, take a photo and send it to the Alzheimer Society to promote their campaign and help create a welcoming community for dementia. Check out their […]

Talking Art in Cornwall & It’s Not Too Late For City to Ditch BOM Building Farce. By Jamie Gilcig 072519

Talking Art in Cornwall & It’s Not Too Late For City to Ditch BOM Building Farce. By Jamie Gilcig 072519

Only in Cornwall can the weird get this weird. What we have is a city that historically has not supported the arts. Right now they are paying more to keep a building empty than they gave to keep its former public art gallery open. The city should not be in the art business. They should […]

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – 50th CGH Alumni Dinner! 062519

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – 50th CGH Alumni Dinner! 062519

Editor’s Note. Congrats to a very special lady who just wrote her 150th column on CFN. She doesn’t get enough thanks and credit from City Hall and community leaders for this amazing and selfless historical body of work she’s created here on CFN! Thank you Dawn and here’s to the next 150 columns! The Alumni […]

CFN To Stop Viewer Comments July 31, 2019

CFN To Stop Viewer Comments July 31, 2019

When I started CFN and Seaway Radio it was about views from the public. As I’ve shared publicly many times; nobody, not a single person, moves to Cornwall Ontario because they seek attention. As a long time fan of talk radio and good debate I was hoping to achieve something here, but sadly, while like […]

Memorial Cup Fever: Remembering the Cornwall Royals’ historic 1981 championship

Memorial Cup Fever: Remembering the Cornwall Royals’ historic 1981 championship

Author: Ashley Munson Don’t look now, but Memorial Cup fever is spreading across Canada with Halifax, Nova Scotia serving as the host and epicenter of the junior hockey world. The host Halifax Mooseheads (Quebec Major Junior Hockey League), Guelph Storm (Ontario Hockey League), Rouyn-Noranda Huskies (QMJHL) and Prince Albert Raiders (WHL) have done battle for […]

Rare TRUMPETER SWANS Photographed by Calvin Hanson in South Stormont 052219

Rare TRUMPETER SWANS Photographed by Calvin Hanson in South Stormont 052219

Calvin Hanson has been a busy man as he’s captured some very rare and hard to find birds in our area. Today’s feature are Trumpeter Swans LINK It’s the heaviest living bird native to North America. Mr. Hanson shot these in the Lunenburg area. Three rare Trumpeter Swans that were swimming in the pond at the corner of […]

Rare White American Pelicans in Ingleside. Photos by Calvin Hanson 051219

Rare White American Pelicans in Ingleside.  Photos by Calvin Hanson 051219

 Area photographer Calvin Hanson snapped off some shots of some rare American White Pelicans at Ingleside, Ontario. They are displaying a “centerboard” on the ridge of their bills which is evident on adults of breeding condition. 6 American White Pelicans have visited Ingleside, Ontario for the past few days at FARRAN CAMPGROUND PARK in the […]

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Easter, Passover, & CCVS. 042319

Seniors Situation Room  by Dawn Ford – Easter, Passover, & CCVS. 042319

This has been a busy week with Christians getting ready to celebrate Easter and our Jewish Friends celebrating Passover. Stores had been stocked for many weeks with Easter eggs and bunnies – all ready for our Easter Bunny to deliver. Exciting morning for kids. I remember years ago when I was teaching Sunday School to […]

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – The Care Centre, Heritage Fair & Glengarry Fencibles Bishop’s House Project – 030619

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – The Care Centre, Heritage Fair & Glengarry Fencibles Bishop’s House Project – 030619

Black and white TV and rabbit ears!! Those were the days of great comedy , westerns and other shows , all suitable for family viewing. None of the shows had any vulgarity so all the family could spread the rabbit ears as far as they would go and watch our favourites on TV. I loved […]

The Cannabis Controversy Among the Mohawks by Doug George-Kanentiio Akwesasne Mohawk 022819

The Cannabis Controversy Among the Mohawks by Doug George-Kanentiio Akwesasne Mohawk  022819

Editor’s Note. If you like this writer’s work and want to see more please hit the donate buttons below or send an e interac donation to CFN via info@cornwallfreenews.com – half of any monies are given to the writer. Without your support these words would not be read by you. I have written previously about […]

Photographer Calvin Hanson Captures an Otter in South Stormont Dining on Pike 022719

Photographer Calvin Hanson Captures an Otter in South Stormont Dining on Pike 022719

It’s amazing, some of the candid shots that Calvin Hanson captures through the lens of his camera! When I first saw the animal it was swimming in the open water, and it did not have a fish.  It disappeared in the water and made an appearance about 4 minutes later, this time with a huge […]

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