Jehovah Witness Cornwall Convention Moves Online as Community Deals with Covid-19

Every summer, the Dumont family looks forward to the weekend of their regional convention. “This is the highlight of the year for us! We buy a new dress, we meet our friends, some of whom we haven’t seen for a whole year, and we love eating outside in parks in Cornwall.” says Twistha with a… Continue reading Jehovah Witness Cornwall Convention Moves Online as Community Deals with Covid-19

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Happy 105th & Glengarry Fencibles Update

MAY 24, 2021 – A wonderful Cornwall senior, born in 1916, celebrated her 105th birthday this year on May 6th. Edna Dorey is a lovely lady. When you see her out walking, she is so spry that you would never guess her age. (Photo courtesy of Dorenda Dorey) Edna was born in the Alfred Township,… Continue reading Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Happy 105th & Glengarry Fencibles Update

Seniors Situation Room. By Dawn Ford – Elvis & Things to do During Covid-19

FEBRUARY 23, 2021 – It seems that people are finding all kinds of other things to do during our restriction times because of the COVID 19 virus. One lady told me she actually washed and set her own hair because of the beauty salons closures. Now she ponders, do I dare cut it a bit??… Continue reading Seniors Situation Room. By Dawn Ford – Elvis & Things to do During Covid-19

Christmas Book Review & Interview by Roy Berger: Castle Faggot by Derek McCormack.

DECEMBER 23, 2020 – Castle Faggot is a comedic straightforward novella of 85 pages by Derek McCormack with a bonus ten-page afterword by Zac Farley and Dennis Cooper. That last part exists as defense and praise for what I gather is a departure from DM’s normal writing. I admit to being innocent of reading Mr.… Continue reading Christmas Book Review & Interview by Roy Berger: Castle Faggot by Derek McCormack.

Senior Situation Room by Dawn Ford Halloween is Coming!

OCTOBER 16, 2020 – Beak Lindsay Seniors Residence had a very energetic and hard working volunteer gardener this past season, Claudette Quesnel. The tenants said that she was out in the early spring preparing the flower beds for planting. The result was beautiful flowers all summer. The residents were very appreciative of all her work.… Continue reading Senior Situation Room by Dawn Ford Halloween is Coming!

Types Of Slot Machine Games and Their History

Slot machine games vary from one casino to the other offering various types of slot machine games for all the gamers. Thus, the slots might not be the same for all the gambling rooms all over the globe and gamblers should know what may be different. There are a lot of variations of slot machines… Continue reading Types Of Slot Machine Games and Their History

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Longue Sault Rapids

The Longue Sault Rapids were a big attraction when I was young but were lost to the new St. Lawrence Seaway in 1959. I remember going to Sheik’s Island, west of Cornwall, for picnics. We could see all the rapids by looking over a fenced cliff area. The rapids swirled and swirled around. Boats such… Continue reading Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Longue Sault Rapids

Christmas in Hawaii – Fiction by Dawn Ford 122219

Kenny sat at the end of the long pier watching the tides sweep across the ocean, rushing onto the sandy beach. What was his father thinking? Christmas in Hawaii!! Kenny knew his father had planned the trip for his Mom to have a rest. She had been looking after a sick old aunt…but Hawaii?? No… Continue reading Christmas in Hawaii – Fiction by Dawn Ford 122219

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford 2019 Christmas & Hanukkah & CNIB Guide Dogs 121619

I received a beautiful 2020 calendar from CNIB Guide Dogs. Wonderful photos of the dogs each month. I went on line to read more about this organization. There are three career options for the dogs: Guide Dogs which are partnered with adults with sight loss, Buddy Dogs are partnered with children with sight loss and… Continue reading Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford 2019 Christmas & Hanukkah & CNIB Guide Dogs 121619

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford Snow, War Amps & Kenny Rogers in Cornwall 111919

On Nov. 11th we had a big snow fall. Luckily it held off until the Remembrance Day ceremonies were over. I had this vague memory of being there as a kid with my class from Central Public. I talked to some seniors and they were talking about the days when they used to go to… Continue reading Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford Snow, War Amps & Kenny Rogers in Cornwall 111919

Seniors Situation Room. By Dawn Ford – Thanksgiving & Good Music! 102319

The tenants of Beek Lindsay Seniors Residence have been busy lately. Recently, they had a BBQ. Hot Dogs! Hamburgers! Salads galore and delicious desserts. Organizers were Pat Marchand, Dorenda Dorey and her 103 year young Mother, Edna. They had a big crowd. No wonder, with all that nice food to eat already prepared and no… Continue reading Seniors Situation Room. By Dawn Ford – Thanksgiving & Good Music! 102319

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

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

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – A Walk a Day & Tiger Tales! 073019

When some of my friends and I were about 10 or 12 years old, we decided to form an FBI club. I have no idea today why but we even wrote out formal certificates for membership. Mine said, “Dawn Herrington is An Official Member of the FBI Club.” I found the certificate a few years… Continue reading Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – A Walk a Day & Tiger Tales! 073019

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

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

Death of a Goose Egg Near Ingleside Ontario 060419

Area photographer Calvin Hanson highlights the action he witnessed recently. A gull raided a Goose nest from a small island in the St. Lawrence River near Ingleside, Ontario, Canada and flew off with one of the eggs.  The gull punctured the egg with its bill accidentally while it was flying and some of the residue… Continue reading Death of a Goose Egg Near Ingleside Ontario 060419