Cornwall Ontario Job Fair Packed!- Over 1000 People Enter in the first 90 Minutes! February 24, 2010 – Listen LIVE on Seawayradio.com from 3 PM – Wednesday February 24, 2010

Cornwall Ontario Job Fair Packed!- Over 1000 People Enter in the first 90 Minutes!  February 24, 2010 – Listen LIVE on Seawayradio.com from 3 PM – Wednesday February 24, 2010

The Job Fair today at the Cornwall Civic Complex (100 Water Street) has been packed all day.  Heavy snow didn’t slow the lines; some for as  long as two hours have been the norm.   If you can walk or take public transportation that’s the way to go as the parking lot has been near full […]

Budget Cuts at Cornwall Community Hospital Inflame Community – Cornwall Ontario – February 24, 2010

Budget Cuts at Cornwall Community Hospital Inflame Community – Cornwall Ontario – February 24, 2010

Budget Cuts, loss of service, and now potential doctor losses which could impact long term local businesses.   After all that Cornwall residents have given to the new hospital project many are upset at what looks to be going on at the hospital. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WAWkpku-KyU We’ll be covering this story ongoing as we get more information […]

Seawayradio.com almost ready! Testing Tonight 7PM – Cornwall Ontario – February 24, 2010

Seawayradio.com almost ready!  Testing Tonight 7PM – Cornwall Ontario – February 24, 2010

We’re testing our online radio station this evening  from 7:00pm.  If you want to have us call you to speak on the air email us at info@cornwallfreenews.com and we’ll try and slot you in.   Local community radio can be a lot of fun and we’re fully Socan licensed so we can take musical requests […]

Cornwall Ontario Job Fair – Wednesday February 24, 2010 – Cornwall Civic Complex – 100 Water Street

Cornwall Ontario Job Fair – Wednesday February 24, 2010 – Cornwall Civic Complex – 100 Water Street

Marc Boileau reminded me at Cornwall City Council tonight that Wednesday is the big Job Fair at the Cornwall Civic Complex (100 Water Street). The Job Fair will feature some of the areas largest employers and also feature information for entrepreneurs.  If you’re looking for work or just want to learn more about the Cornwall […]

Michael Ignatieff Iffy on Newfoundland Premier Danny Williams US Heart Surgery – Moncton New Brunswick – February 23, 2010

Michael Ignatieff Iffy on Newfoundland Premier Danny Williams US Heart Surgery – Moncton New Brunswick – February 23, 2010

Liberal Hopeful Michael Ignatieff weighed into the Danny Williams surgery decision.     The Newfoundland premier chose to have heart surgery in the US which drew sharp criticism. Mr. Ignatieff  interviewed in Moncton New Brunswick said that: “…He would not have done it, but Michael Ignatieff feels Danny Williams’ decision to get health treatment in […]

Cornwall Ontario Rocked by Potential Doctor Loss and Spin Off Effects – BREAKING NEWS – February 22, 2010

Cornwall Ontario Rocked by Potential Doctor Loss and Spin Off Effects –  BREAKING NEWS – February 22, 2010

Cornwall Ontario – Reports came into our office today that the Cornwall CommunityHospital in efforts to shave more off the budget may be letting go of a few doctors.    We’ll be updating this story as we confirm more facts and details. Suffice to say that this could simply be hospital voo doo accounting at […]

Mark MacDonald – Cornwall City Councilor and unofficial Mayoralty candidate Reports in from the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver British Columbia – February 22, 2010

Mark MacDonald – Cornwall City Councilor and unofficial Mayoralty candidate Reports in from the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver British Columbia – February 22, 2010

Cornwall City Councilor and unofficial Mayoralty candidate Mark MacDonald sent in another report and video from the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympic games where he is volunteering. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t3xYaJNvmOE “The streets in Vancouver are alive with action.  They estimate about 150,000 people a night at Robson and Granville.  This is a video showing the crowds and the”Zip Line” on Robson […]

Canada Loses 5-3 to Team USA in Men’s 2010 Winter Olympic Hockey Ryan Miller Hangs Tough – Brian Rafalski scores twice! – February 22, 2010

Canada Loses 5-3 to Team USA in Men’s 2010 Winter Olympic Hockey Ryan Miller Hangs Tough – Brian Rafalski scores twice! – February 22, 2010

Brian Rafalski led Team USA to a  5-3 victory over his former Team mate Martin Brodeur with two goals and Canada’s Men’s Hockey team. The US scored early and often in the fast paced game; one of the greatest ever scene in Olympic hockey.  Other US goals were by C. Drury, J. Langenbrunner, and R. […]

Hilda Ogden to come back to Coronation Street to Celebrate the Longtime UK Show’s 50th Anniversary – February 22, 2010

Hilda Ogden to come back to Coronation Street to Celebrate the Longtime UK Show’s 50th Anniversary – February 22, 2010

83 year old Jean Alexander is being brought out of retirement to play legendary Coronation Street character Hilda Ogden to help celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the long time British Soap.   LINK As the show battles its rival East Enders for ratings supremacy no stones are going unturned in treating viewers.  Rumored appearances so […]

Jaroslav Halak Shuts out Latvia 6-0! Belarus 5-3 over Germany Sergei Kostitsyn 1 goal – Switzerland 5-4 over Norway – Mens 2010 Winter Olympics Hockey Round Up

Jaroslav Halak Shuts out Latvia 6-0! Belarus 5-3 over Germany Sergei Kostitsyn 1 goal – Switzerland 5-4 over Norway – Mens 2010 Winter Olympics Hockey Round Up

So how many of you picked Jaro in your Olympic Hockey Pool?   The Habs property and number one goalie is building his legend one game at a time as Slovakia impressed Olympic viewers with another strong performance. The big game today is on at 4:30 EST when Canada takes on Team USA. Canadiens forward […]

Americans living near Canadian Border Missing CBC Olympic Coverage – Complain about Coronation Street! – February 21, 2010

Americans living near Canadian Border Missing CBC Olympic Coverage – Complain about Coronation Street! – February 21, 2010

Wow, complaining about Coronation street; what are those US Americans thinking?   The joys and pleasures of a Sunday morning romp through the week’s shows or simply catching up each evening on your local CBC affiliate. We have satellite and even have the option of watching it on different stations from across Canada which is […]

Life Span in Cornwall Ontario Less than Ottawa? Local H1N1 Report Makes Claim – February 20, 2010

Life Span in Cornwall Ontario Less than Ottawa?   Local H1N1 Report Makes Claim – February 20, 2010

UPDATE  – We’ve updated this story as apparently the original quote in the original story may have been inaccurate.   We’ll try and arrange an interview with the Doctor to clarify the issue further. A report in the Standard Free-Holder by David Nesseth suggests that Cornwall Ontario residents live seven less years than Ottawa residents. “According […]

Alleged “Killer Colonel” Russell Williams Retains Top Defense Lawyer – Finally relieved of Command as he Appears at First Court Hearing – Belleville Ontario – February 19, 2010

Alleged “Killer Colonel” Russell Williams Retains Top Defense Lawyer – Finally relieved of Command as he Appears at First Court Hearing – Belleville Ontario – February 19, 2010

Michael Edelson is no stranger to court rooms defending alleged murderers, and has been retained by Colonel Russell Williams who appeared in a Belleville Ontario court yesterday. Colonel Williams was only relieved of his command yesterday and will still receive his salary unless convicted .  If found guilty Colonel Williams would have to reimburse his […]

Canada Ekes Out 3-2 vs Switzerland – Russia Halak’ed by Slovakia 2-1 – US 6-1 over Norway – Mens 2010 Olympic Hockey Round Up – Christine Nesbitt Grabs Gold for Canada in Ladies 1000 Meter Speed Skating – February 19, 2010

Canada Ekes Out 3-2 vs Switzerland – Russia Halak’ed by Slovakia 2-1 – US 6-1 over Norway – Mens 2010 Olympic Hockey Round Up – Christine Nesbitt Grabs Gold for Canada in Ladies 1000 Meter Speed Skating – February 19, 2010

In a huge upset Slovakia beat the star studded Russian National team 2-1.  The Montreal Canadiens on Jaroslav Halak stole a game saving 35 shots in the victory. Marty Brodeur picked up his first Olympic Win in Canada’s 3-2 shoot out victory over Switzerland.  It was a night of near upsets for the two favorite […]

The Cornwall Free News reviews the Nikon D 5000 Digital SLR Camera – Resident Artist & Photographer Jacqueline Milner puts the Camera Through its paces – February 19, 2010

The Cornwall Free News reviews the Nikon D 5000 Digital SLR Camera – Resident Artist & Photographer Jacqueline Milner puts the Camera Through its paces – February 19, 2010

We had our in house photographer Jacqueline Milner give the Nikon D5000 we are having some fun with put the camera through its paces. Given the D5000 to take for a test drive I first noticed the compactness and light weight of the camera body. I was very excited to try out the new Vari-Angle […]

Marijuana Clinical Tests Show Proof of Pain Relief for MS & Neurological Conditions – February 18, 2010

Marijuana Clinical Tests Show Proof of Pain Relief for MS & Neurological Conditions – February 18, 2010

New study shows clinical evidence of Marijuana pain relief for MS patients and other neurological conditions. LINK “There is good evidence now that cannabinoids may be either an adjunct or a first-line treatment,” Grant said at a news conference where he presented the findings. Along with the studies on muscle spasms and pain associated with […]