More Great Talent at St. Lawrence Acoustic Stage in Morrisburg Ontario – Del Barber & Brea Lawrenson by Reg Coffey – 30 October 2011

CFN – This months performances at the St. Lawrence Acoustic Stage once again included some great Canadian talent in the form of Del Barber and Brea Lawrenson. Brea Lawrenson is a 24 year old singer-songwriter who shows plenty of poise, determination and confidence on the stage. This is a return engagement for Brea and since […]

Scary Vampire Tour at Cornwall Ontario Jail this Halloween Weekend – October 28-30, 2011 HD VIDEO (Scare warning!)

CFN – Scary stuff tonight and this weekend at the Cornwall Jail!   It’s their Halloween Vampire tour!  Scary stuff as you’ll see from the video below. I toured the jail with Penny Rudderham of the The Seaway Roller Derby Girls who were lending a hand and having a blast!  Please note that this video […]

Cornwall Regional Art Gallery to hold Improv and Burlesque Nights – October 28, 2011

CFN –    The Cornwall Regional Art Gallery has put out the following release: Making a call out to all you zany characters!  If you like to improvise you must come out to our open IMPROV NIGHTS at the gallery!  Our first one will be next Wednesday, November 2 at 7:00pm- 9pm(or until the fun stops!)  Our […]


CFN – Come and get a head start on your Christmas Shopping. Over 14 different vendors including Happy Feet, Avon and Crafts, The Constant Knitter, Blues Bakery, Juli’s Fashions, Signature Gifts, Epicures &Spices and MANY MORE. Everyone is welcome. Saturday November 12th from 10am-2pm @ The Hartford Retirement Centre 3 Fifth Street Morrisburg ON 613.543.3984

Gerry Visca Ends Biz Fest in Cornwall Ontario with a Bang! HD VIDEO – October 24, 2011

CFN  – Gerry Visca ended his week in Cornwall Ontario for Biz Fest at the mini trade show that featured some area agencies and businesses.   The week long event featured Mr. Visca’s inspirational motivational speeches. Kate Wattie from Big Brothers and Big Sisters in Cornwall httpv:// Gerry Visca in action! httpv:// Gerry and I chat about […]

Local Authors Launch Book of Short Stories in Cornwall Ontario by Reg Coffey – October 29th, 2011

CFN – ‘The Perfect Mix’, a book of short stories written by local authors and published locally as well. There are 11 authors in all contributing 22 stories ranging in style from mystery and humour to romance.   I had a preview of the book (actually I was editing it) and I have to say […]

Cornwall Ontario Celebrated During Communities in Bloom Awards Ceremony – October 24, 2011

  CFN – Cornwall’s efforts in beautification, environmental stewardship and community involvement garnered plenty of attention during the 2011 Communities in Bloom Ontario Awards Ceremony in Toronto on Thursday, October 20. The Boys & Girls Club of Cornwall and S, D & G received a Special Mention Award for its new 506 Clubhouse in the […]

Is Cornwall Ontario Ready for its own Business Incubator? October 24, 2011

CFN –   Is it time for a business incubator in Cornwall Ontario?   It’s something I’ve been lobbying for here for over two years; mostly to deaf ears as certain powers that be seem more focused on attracting big box type businesses that actually can hurt downtown cores and city cultures. I call it […]

Transition Cornwall + – Movie Presentation: Powerful: Energy for Everyone – November 2, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

CFN –Can we go from a world powered by fossil fuels and nuclear energy to one powered by renewable energy, and what would happen to us — as individuals and communities — if we tried? Powerful showcases the remarkable achievements and inspiring examples of people and communities pursuing a path of conservation and renewable energy. […]

An Old Building with a new face and a new Future By Ian Brannan – St.Lawrence College Celebrates Renovations of its Cornwall Ontario Campus – October 21, 2011

CFN –Success is usually a word that’s used around the St. Lawrence College campus a lot, but it’s mostly used for students. Today it was a different story, today celebrated the successful renovation of the sixty some year old Moulinette Hall in a project that started a couple years ago. The project is estimated to […]

Notes from Abroad by Tabatha Pilon – Hockey & Football fans – differences between Canada and Denmark! October 21, 2011

CFN   –  One of the things that I had never thought possible to see would be a sport fanatic more crazy than our hockey fans, but here in Denmark, “football” (or soccer in Canada) is a huge sport. I had the opportunity to sit down with my family and watch a game this week: […]

CFIB Communities in BOOM report ranks Cornwall Ontario 98 out of 100. City & Chamber Protest – Editorial by Jamie Gilcig – October 20, 2011

CFN –   For the second year in a row politicians and mavens in Cornwall Ontario are up in arms about their rating in the CFIB’s Communities in BOOM report which measures the Entrepreneurial environment of cities across Canada. From the CFIB: Ted Mallett, Vice-President & Chief Economist Queenie Wong, Senior Research Analyst Entrepreneurs create more than […]

Seaway Roller Derby Girls Release First Poster! Group keeps growing in Cornwall Ontario – October 19, 2011

CFN – The Seaway Roller Derby Girls have released their first poster!   If you want more info on joining call Amy Brown at 613 677 9358! The group is now practicing and honing their skills and craft. For more about the group you can click the links below to some of our earlier stories […]

I’m to be charged by police with Disturbing the Police on Thursday October 20, 2011 in Cornwall Ontario!

CFN –  Thursday October 20, 2011 I’m going to be charged with…. Disturbing the Peace!    That’s right an officer of the law will be picking me up and putting me in the slammer until you folks come to my rescue and bail me out! It’s all for a good cause as I’ll be participating […]

South Stormont Council and Rothwell-Osnabruck School Commemorate The Battle of Hoople Creek – War of 1812 by Reg Coffey – October 19, 2011

CFN –   The South Stormont Council and the Rothwell-Osnabruck School held a presentation at Osnabruck Hall to commemorate The Battle of Hoople Creek during the War of 1812. A number of the school’s students were present in the hall as Mayor Bryan McGillis opened the proceedings by first introducing the township council and then the […]

Dinner with Gerry Visca. Key Note Biz Fest Speaker in Cornwall Ontario Passionate About His Message – October 17, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

CFN  – It’s been a crazy week and it’s only Monday!    I stopped by the VIP dinner here in Cornwall where Key note speaker of Biz Fest, Gerry Visca, shared some of his vision and worked the crowd. Mr. Visca is a moving speaker; very slick and passionate about his message.  He’s written books […]

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