JANUARY 22, 2022 – The Mamas and the Papas sang, “California Dreamin ‘ ” some years ago. I am beginning to think that California dreaming may depend on how old you are. I was talking to a few seniors the other day about the winters we used to have as kids. We seemed to have… Continue reading Seniors Situation Room. By Dawn Ford – Christmas Giving & Supporting the Community
January 10, 2022 – Between the disaster that is the EOHU and traditional News Media in Cornwall, the availability and information regarding CoVid testing kits is a SCANDAL. The current Eastern Ontario Health Unit web page says there’s nothing happening with rapid testing, yet the traditional news outlets are reporting that kits ARE available this… Continue reading LETTER TO THE EDITOR – Who Is In Charge?…And Just What Is Going On With Covid Tests In Cornwall?
Nothing gets the current affairs commentariat fired up quite like an incoming general election, as all the cards get thrown up in the air and huge amounts of power can shift from one side of the political spectrum to the other in a matter of hours. That is the fate that awaits all the sitting… Continue reading World Leaders Who Face Upcoming Election Battles
JANUARY 7, 2022 – GM Ken Holland has to be feeling the pressure. He gambled with the Duncan Keith trade and the signing of Zach Hyman & Cody Ceci while not truly addressing the team’s goaltending issues. The team jumped out to a great start, but now are 2-6-2 in their last team with McDavid… Continue reading HOCKEY CRUNCH By Jamie Gilcig – Oilers Slipping Out of Contention. Can Their Season Be Saved?
JANUARY 2, 2022 – Cornwall Community Hospital (CCH) is taking steps to address a temporary staffing shortage caused by COVID-19. Nearly 40 staff have tested positive for the virus, primarily from household and community contacts, creating staffing shortages in several areas. CCH also anticipates more staff will test positive in the coming days as they… Continue reading Omicron Staff Infections at CCH Lead to Temporary Service Slowdowns in Cornwall Ontario.
January 3, 2022 – As we watch numbers shooting up here in Canada it’s easy to blame politicians. Lord knows they deserve it, from Prime Minister Trudeau, to most of the premiers, to even local municipal officials. We have as a society failed. To clarify. It’s one thing to believe something, even if wrong, like… Continue reading Who’s To Blame for Omicron Mess in Canada? Look in the Mirror. By Jamie Gilcig
DECEMBER 29, 2021 – As the highly contagious COVID-19 Omicron variant continues to fuel exponential growth in exposures to the virus and increased demands for testing, Cornwall Community Hospital (CCH) is asking members of the community not to come to the Emergency Department for a COVID-19 test only. Emergency Department capacity must be protected for ill patients requiring… Continue reading Cornwall Community Hospital (CCH) Asking Residents Not to Come to the Emergency Department (ER) for a COVID-19 Test
DECEMBER 26, 2021 – On December 24, 2021 at around 10:30 p.m. officers from the Grenville County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a two vehicle collision involving a pick-up truck and a passenger car. The collision occurred on County Road Two and Galop Canal in the Edwardsburgh Township. Preliminary investigation has… Continue reading Driver Charged in Alcohol Fueled Christmas Eve Collision Fatality of 71 Year Old Prescott Woman
DECEMBER 25, 2021 – Santa watched his wife Jessica as she stared out the window sighing. He thought that she seemed to be doing that a lot lately. He said to her, “Jessica, you seem preoccupied lately. Anything bothering you?” She turned and looked at him and with a big sigh she said, ” Not… Continue reading Seniors Situation Room. By Dawn Ford. Mrs. Santa Claus’s Dilemma
December 19, 2021 – If media reports are correct, O’Toole has prohibited his MPs from speaking out publicly about Quebec’s racist Bill 21. While O’Toole says he is personally opposed to this law, he refuses to say that it should be challenged in court. Instead, he lets it continue to fester as a Quebec based… Continue reading View From the Hill. By Keith Beardsley – O’Toole Gag Order on Bill 21 is Weak Sauce
DECEMBER 15, 2021 – The Jewish communities celebrated Hanukkah this year from November28th until December 6th. A Happy Hanukkah to all our Jewish friends. Snow!!! Who wants snow??? I bet those skiers have been praying again and, of course, a few kids as well. It seems so cold. Brrrr. A few friends and I were… Continue reading Seniors Situation Room. By Dawn Ford. Mice, Birds & A New Book!
DECEMBER 10, 2021 – As the issue of the teacher in Chelsea who was released for wearing a hijab heats up here is an interesting comparison. John Diefenbaker (former Prime Minister) I am a Canadian, a free Canadian, free to speak without fear, free to worship God in my own way, free to stand for… Continue reading View From the Hill. By Keith Beardsley – Erin O’Toole is No Diefenbaker When it Comes to Rights in Canada. #cdnpoli #bill21isracist
DECEMBER 7, 2021 – That wacky Mayor & Real Estate Agent, Frank Prevost, has finally resigned as mayor of South Glengarry. After being charged by OPP and then breached a few times Frank is gone. The buzz is that the messed up council will place Deputy Mayor Lyle Warden as mayor rather than have a… Continue reading South Glengarry Mayor Frank Prevost Finally Resigns. By Jamie Gilcig
DECEMBER 6, 2021 – Cornwall Community Hospital (CCH) is embarking on the development of its 2022-2027 Strategic Plan and will be spending the next several weeks gathering input from various stakeholders including staff, physicians, patients, family caregivers, community service and healthcare providers, governments, and members of community. Interested individuals can provide input on the next… Continue reading Cornwall Community Hospital ( CCH ) Seeking Input on Strategic Plan
DECEMBER 6, 2021 – (SOUTH GLENGARRY, ON) Stormont Dundas & Glengarry Ontario Provincial; Police, assisted by Technical Traffic Collision (TTCI) and Reconstructionist officers, continue their investigation of a serious collision involving two vehicles which occurred on the December 5, 2021 at approximately 4:30 p.m. on County Road 19 at County Road 20, South Glengarry Township.… Continue reading Two Year Old Airlifted After Pick Up Crash in South Glengarry
November 30, 2021 – Many people don’t realize that I actually used to work for the Habs. Way back in the 90’s I was their first real analytics guy during the Rejean Houle/Mario Tremblay days. I actually used a VCR with a shuttle that caught fire to crunch video. Sometimes I’d literally work through the… Continue reading Habs Owner Geoff Molson Gets an A for Firing of Berg & Hiring of Gorton. HOCKEY CRUNCH by Jamie Gilcig
NOVEMBER 28, 2021 – Omicron and an Anglo hire in Montreal management in the same week. It’s going to be an interesting week and the “le Journal de Montreal” crew will have fun with this, but it’s expected that there will be another hire. Anglo Scott Mellanby resigned from the team. Can’t blame him if… Continue reading Habs Hire Jeff Gorton. Bergevin Days May Finally Be Over. HOCKEY CRUNCH By Jamie Gilcig
NOVEMBER 24, 2021 – For over three months the Conservatives have been dealing with one issue that they can’t seem to put to bed. Pretty much every story on the Conservative Party has focused on just one issue- vaccinations. It is always a negative story- there is nothing positive in for the Conservatives, no matter… Continue reading View From the Hill. By Keith Beardsley – Can O’Toole & Conservatives Get Vaxxed for Self Destruction?