What we’ll be covering this week – H1N1, The Regional Airport, ARTpreneur – November 2, 2009 – Cornwall Ontario

The hot stories we’ll be covering this week will be plans for Walmart in Cornwall.   Will they be expanding on their current site or are they still looking for new digs? The Regional Airport – Councilor Syd Gardiner is angry that Guy Lauzon is dropping the ball with expansion plans that can bring good paying […]

Cooking with Kretz to Shoot at Schnitzels – Season One – The 100 Mile Cuisine – Cornwall Ontario

The Cornwall Free News is proud to announce that shooting of our first Web Show, “Cooking with Kretz” will be taking place on location at Schnitzel’s 158 Pitt Street in Cornwall.   Shooting will take place near the end of November. Shawn is a Red Seal Stratford trained chef who has appeared on The Cooking Network. […]

Cornwall City Council – Truck Bans, Arts Council, Swine Flu, Spirit of the City, Medical Scholarship – Cornwall Ontario – October 26, 2009

Cornwall City Council – Truck Bans, Arts Council, Swine Flu, Spirit of the City, Medical Scholarship – Cornwall Ontario – October 26, 2009

Short meeting at city hall last night as Council wasn’t in the mood to fight after Mayor Bob Kilger’s message of condolence to the family of Vanetia Warner who passed away from H1N1 this past weekend.   L I N K Cornwall is reeling from the impact of losing the first victim this season and a […]

Tara-Jean Popowich Wins So You Think You Can Dance Canada

L I N K It’s amazing how many people watch this show.   Lethbridge Alberta’s Tara-Jean Popowich won this years season. “Popowich beat out Montreal modern dance diva Jayme Rae Dailey, and Everett Smith, a tap dancer from Glen Morris, Ont. Vincent Desjardins, a finely tuned 20-year-old ballroom dancer from Trois-Rivieres, Que., was the runner […]

Local Visual Artist Jacqueline Milner of Image-ine Photography had three of her original works accepted into The Annual Focus Art Juried Art Exhibit.

Local Visual Artist Jacqueline Milner of Image-ine Photography had three of her original works accepted into The Annual Focus Art Juried Art Exhibit. Jacqueline additionally received an Honourable Mention for her photographic entry “Sign of the Times” and was awarded a Blue Ribbon and a Cash prize for her Acrylic Entry “Icy Haven”. The entire Exhibit, featuring a […]

Antique Evaluation Clinic Coming to Cornwall Ontario – Saturday October 31 – 10 AM – 3PM

Cornwall Public Library will be holding an Antique Evaluation Clinic with Janet Carlile, an independent and accredited antique valuer and appraiser with 30 years international experience gained with major auction houses both in Europe and North America. The public is invited to register their items at the library prior to the event which will be […]

Song of our Ancestors – Carolyn Thompson – Poetry Prize from this years Cornwall Public Library and Cornwall and Regional Writer’s Society Awards

We at The Cornwall Free News want to help promote the Arts in our area.   We’re proud to print Ms Carolyn Thompson’s winning poem from this years Cornwall Public Library and Regional Writer’s Society Awards. “In 1784 a group of people came to begin new lives in what is now Ontario. There were three main […]

Cafe Connections Open Mike Night – Last Friday of Each Month

“Best place to be on the last Friday of each month is “Open Mike” at Cafe Connectionz, 407 Water Street East.  Hours are 6:00 PM to 9:00PM.  A great opportunity for local performers to be heard – just call and book your spot.  For the audience –  enjoy excellent food, fantastic coffees and teas and a […]

Lorna Foreman is one busy Woman! Winner Best Children’s Fiction at This Years’s Cornwall Public Library and Cornwall and Regional Writer’s Society Awards

Lorna Foreman is one busy lady.   She’s a writer who has a new book coming out soon, founded The Cornwall and Regional Writers Society,  advocates for a number of issues, is the campaign manager for the local Green Party’s David Rawnsley; and even manages to contribute to our paper when time allows. Now that’s a […]

Boy was it cold this morning at The Farmers’ Market!

Some of Reg’s steaming hot Coffey’s Coffee and Riley’s Donuts made the cold a whole lot bearable.   There still were a lot of vendors and crafts people at The Cornwall Farmers’ Market this morning. Local NDP Federal Candidate Darlene Jalbert stopped by to purchase some yummys.  and then she bought a Steward bag from Greg […]

It’s getting colder out; especially in the mornings, but the Cornwall Farmers’ Market in George Assaly lane is still open Saturdays.   From fresh produce, locally crafted products, and art performances you never know what you’ll find. Come out and sample some fresh Bison or have a hot cup of Reg’s Coffee. please visit our sponsors:

2009 Akwesasne Pow Wow Round Up

I just got the wrap up in from Bonnie Mitchell.  Congrats & Kudos from all at The Cornwall Free News to everyone involved for putting on a super event in our community and area! She:kon and Greetings! Though the sound of the powerful powwow drum has faded into the past, we would like to take […]