Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford Bishop’s House Fundraiser APRIL 1, 2016

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford Bishop’s House Fundraiser APRIL 1, 2016

  There will be a fundraising dinner for the restoration of the Bishop’s House in St. Raphael’s on April 16th. Cocktails at 5:30 and dinner at 6pm. It will be held in the Char- Lan Recreation Center in Williamstown. and will be hosted by the restoration committee, The Glengarry Fencibles Trust. Cost is $60 per […]

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford Para-medicine Funding & New Sponsor! MARCH 2, 2016

Seniors Situation Room  by  Dawn Ford  Para-medicine Funding & New Sponsor!  MARCH 2, 2016

  Disabled World is an online newsletter I get weekly. One of the articles dated January 26th/16 was about info on what to do if you got stuck in an elevator. Whew!! Panic time? No! They say be calm. The article gives some advice on what to do including telling us to not attempt to […]

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Bob Turner Needs to be Honoured FEB 14, 2016

Seniors Situation Room  by  Dawn Ford – Bob Turner Needs to be Honoured FEB 14, 2016

  Our City Councillor and columnist for the Seaway News, Claude McIntosh is advocating some honour to be bestowed in memory of the late Bob Turner. In his excellent article in the Seaway News of January 9th. Mr. McIntosh has credited Bob with bringing minor sports to Cornwall. Bob Turner was our city’s first Recreation […]

Clarifying Slanted Media & Mistruths About TAG Cornwall by Jamie Gilcig – FEB 5, 2016

Clarifying Slanted Media & Mistruths About TAG Cornwall by Jamie Gilcig – FEB 5, 2016

The problem with media is that sometimes, really bad journalists with really poor integrity can take innocent bits of an answer and build a perspective that creates an entirely different meaning. Today the Seaway News issued yet another hatchet job against TAG Cornwall, the city’s 34 year old public art gallery that may be shutting […]

Legendary Photographer Barrie Wentzell Talks David Bowie with CFN – Jan 11, 2016

Legendary Photographer Barrie Wentzell Talks David Bowie with CFN – Jan 11, 2016

Cornwall Ontario – Barrie Wentzell has met and worked with almost every musical great during his stint with Melody Maker magazine in London from 1965-75. That time included working with David Bowie who passed away after a brave fight with Cancer. Wentzell recently visited Cornwall for a fund raising exhibit for its public art gallery […]

Dear Cornwall Ontario re: Ryan Gosling by Jamie Gilcig DEC 7, 2015

Dear Cornwall Ontario re: Ryan Gosling by Jamie Gilcig DEC 7, 2015

It was quite amusing to see some local media get excited by our homey Ryan Gosling mentioning Cornwall on Saturday Night Live, a NBC comedic institution led by Canuck Lorne Michaels who hails from Winterpeg.   As many know Ryan, who was born in London, grew up here and got his break via Montreal.   […]

The Art Centre Elaine & Carilyne Want to Build on Lies in Cornwall by Jamie Gilcig NOV 5, 2015

The Art Centre Elaine & Carilyne Want to Build on Lies in Cornwall by Jamie Gilcig NOV 5, 2015

Yes, I know, I’ve got emails from many of you complaining that I haven’t been writing as much here on CFN these past months. The truth is since January of this year I’ve been spending 40-60 hours per week trying to save our 33 year old institution that is our public art gallery here in […]

Former Liberal Candidate John Earle Reported Dead in Scuba Incident CORNWALL ONTARIO – July 19, 2015

Former Liberal Candidate John Earle Reported Dead in Scuba Incident CORNWALL ONTARIO – July 19, 2015

CORNWALL Ontario – Media reports that a body confirmed dead after a scuba incident is that of former Provincial Liberal candidate John J. Earle. The incident occurred just opposite Guindon Park.  Earle had tweeted earlier in the day on the fire that struck nearby his home. Earle was married to Agape Executive Director Alyssa Blais […]

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Pommiers Rileys Landmarks of Yesteryear JULY 17, 2015

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Pommiers Rileys Landmarks of Yesteryear JULY 17, 2015

  STRIDE Wheelchairs Plus is a registered charity in Ottawa which sells and rents used equipment and devices to people with disabilities and those in need of assisstive devices. These items include wheel chairs, walkers, scooters, bathroom and bedroom aids plus other miscellaneous equipment. A friend of mine got a special bed from STRIDE for […]

It’s Time For Artists To Step Up in Cornwall Ontario as TAG FUNDING Still in Crisis by Jamie Gilcig JULY 11, 2015

It’s Time For Artists To Step Up in Cornwall Ontario as TAG FUNDING Still in Crisis by Jamie Gilcig JULY 11, 2015

I’m not big on veneers.    Politicians live by them.   I’d rather be liked, or disliked, for whom I am than who I want people to see me as. There’s been a certain irony to watch the hate and stupidity roll here in Cornwall of late. We have the Bill & Todd show where […]

Miss Steak : Whoa! Stop the Bridge Destruction in Cornwall Ontario! DEC 11, 2014

Miss Steak :  Whoa! Stop the Bridge Destruction in Cornwall Ontario!  DEC 11, 2014

CFN – Over the years Cornwall has lost a few gems because we tore them down in the name of modernization. Two that readily come to mind are The Old Post Office at the corner of Pitt and Second Street and the other was The Capital Theatre. These buildings were constructed many years ago, but […]

Iroquois Battle Iroquois at the Battle of Chippawa by Doug George-Kanentiio WAR of 1812

Iroquois Battle Iroquois at the Battle of Chippawa  by Doug George-Kanentiio WAR of 1812

CFN – Iroquois on both sides of the Canada-US border were drawn into the War of 1812; for those mostly Mohawks who fought alongside the Canadian and British forces it was a matter of survival for they had good reason to suspect the expansionist Americans while their relatives to the south (mostly Seneca) elected to […]

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