CNN Buys 177 JVC PRO HD Camcorders ( GY-HM100U) No more tape! – November 23, 2010

WAYNE, NJ – JVC Professional Products Company today announced that CNN has purchased 177 GY-HM100U ProHD camcorders, which JVC understands is the first step in a process to replace hundreds of aging, tape-based DV camcorders now in use throughout CNN’s global operations. Additional cameras are expected to be purchased by CNN in 2011. A compact, handheld […]

Jack Duckworth Shoots Final Corrie Scene in UK – We’ll See it here in Canada in the distant future – SPOILER ALERT – VIDEO – November 9, 2010 – Cornwall Ontario

Cornwall ON – The end of an era came as Bill Tarmey (Jack Duckworth) ended his 31 year stint on Coronation Street.   I feel very moist eyed as I grew up on Corrie and actually remember watching Jack, (and of course Vera) way back in 1979. The episode is lining up as a two […]

Cornwall’s Eel Ladder featured on the Discovery Channel – October 14, 2010

Cornwall ON – The Discovery Channel’s “Daily Planet” will run a story tonight on the migration of the American eel and its climb up the improved eel ladder at the R. H. Saunders dam in Cornwall, Ontario. The show’s producer,  Jeffrey Berman, contacted local videographer, Kevin Lamoureux of KAV Productions to film the Cornwall segment. The local […]

Ally McBeal Writer/Producer David E Kelly bringing Wonder Woman back to Television? Cornwall Ontario – October 10, 2010

Cornwall ON – Good gosh that pic and you tube clip bring back my wondrous red blooded 11 year old boy-hood memories.  Lynda Carter played Wonder Woman on TV in the 70’s.  A near feministic sex toy imaged product with dialog to really only make sense at times if you were drugged. The glasses were really hot too; right […]

Alas Poor Mini-Me is nearly no more – Our Trusty Video Cam seems to have bitten the big one – VIDEO – Cornwall Ontario – October 9, 2010

Cornwall ON – Alas poor “Mini Me” looks like it’s going to that great camera pile in the sky.    Mini Me has been the “Eyes” of the Cornwall Free News since our inception.    Thursday he took a tumble and hasn’t recovered since.   Our computer’s don’t recognize him and we can’t access the video that’s […]

The Road To Coronation Street – BBC to release Coronation Street Drama – Cornwall Ontario – August 29, 2010

Cornwall ON – Bill Roache or Ken Barlow to Coronation Street fans was 27 when he started the show which is starting its 50th Season. He’s the only remaining originally cast member.  He’s gone from icon of youth for his times to being a frustrated senior who walks his dog Eccles around a lot while […]

Coronation Street’s Jack Duckworth to be Tram Crash Victim in 50th Anniversary of Show? Cornwall Ontario – August 4, 2010

Cornwall ON – Coronation Street Legend Jack Duckworth ( Bill Tarmey) is set to be killed off by producers in their big 50th Anniversary Tram Wreck!    The actor has been on the show for over 30 years, but with health concerns and approaching his 70th birthday apparently wants to spend more time with his […]

I’m going to be a guest on Cogeco Cable 11’s The Source – Jamie Gilcig – Cornwall Ontario – July 28, 2010

Cornwall ON – So I’m being interviewed today on The Source with Todd Lalonde.   You’ll have to tune in to find out why.  The Source is on Cogeco Cable 11 every week featuring news and highlights from around Cornwall Ontario! Cornwall and area’s only local television news magazine show providing information and highlights of […]

Alas poor Frisky – we knew him Well…Coronation Street Cat’s Ashes Auctioned Off for $1200! – Cornwall Ontario – July 26, 2010

Cornwall ON – If you’ve ever watched Coronation Street here in Canada you’ve seen the cat in the opening credits.   His name was Frisky and sadly like all good things in life Frisky went on to that great mouse house in the sky.   However a collector bid on his ashes and paid a […]

Snoop Dog on Coronation Street? Is Snoop jonesing for some of Betty’s Hot Pot? Cornwall Ontario – July 9, 2010

Cornwall ON – Everyone wants to be on Coronation Street; especially for the 50th Anniversary season.    Now it turns out long time fan of Corrie, Snoop Dog wants to be on too! LINK Snoop, who has followed the soap for 11 years, believed that Granada TV producers had responded with interest. A spokeswoman for […]