Rideau Ferry Regatta & Upper Canada Village Car Show

Rideau Ferry Regatta & Upper Canada Village Car Show

Our crack reporter at large, JAN STEPNIAK, is on tour this weekend and will have photographs from both The Upper Canada Village Car Show and The Rideau Ferry Regatta so if you need something to do this Sunny Sunday hop in the car and check them out.   Car Show L I N K If […]

Our MP Doesn’t like Local TV

Our MP  Doesn’t like Local TV

As many of you know our local TV stations have been fighting the big cable companies over $$$.  It’s been a long hard battle that has crossed over partisan lines. If you click this link you’ll go to a list of politicians that have come out in support of saving local TV. L I N […]

Quick Hits for Friday August 11

Quick Hits for Friday August 11

Here are your Quick hits for Friday August 11, 2009 Google Builds Better Search Engine Tough Times in the Porn Industry Guitar Legend Les Paul Reverbs Out at 94 Madoff Rat Tells All GM Sells Cars on Ebay Indie Filmmakers Distrib on Their Own Apparition – New Indie Distribution Company please visit our sponsors:

Native Ciggies will be going up again – Higher River Presence

Native Ciggies will be going up again – Higher River Presence

AM 1220 is reporting — That the Mounties are teaming up with other law enforcement agencies to combat cigarette smuggling. Since the bridge closure and temporary opening smugglers have had to depend more and more on the river to stock their customers which has resulted in a lot less product coming across and prices shooting […]

Employees pooling $ to buy local TV station in Victoria BC

Employees pooling $ to buy local TV station in Victoria BC

I know Victoria BC is a long ways from Cornwall Ontario, but we have no local TV in Cornwall.  Our radio station is part of a national chain as are our cable company and newspapers. Local voices are so important.   It’s a blessing that the internet is allowing for local communities to build their voices […]

Man Sentenced for Groping Minnie Mouse

Man Sentenced for Groping Minnie Mouse

Hey it’s a slow news day in Cornwall and this is one of the weirdest stories I’ve printed in awhile.  Click the link to see a pic of the perp and read the full story. John William Moyer will not have a good first day in jail.  As the boys sit around and share their […]

Woman that liked feeding bears killed and eaten by one

Woman that liked feeding bears killed and eaten by one

L I N K The news can be weird and bittersweet.   Like this story about about 74 year old Donna Munson whom an autopsy reports was killed and partially eaten by a bear or bears in South Western Colorado recently. So people please don’t feed bears and if you do please don’t feed them like […]

Why does Sarah Palin Scare the Crap out of Me?

Why does Sarah Palin Scare the Crap out of Me?

What is it about the former Governor of Alaska that spooks me out?  She’s cute.  She’s hot in a Tina Fey kinda way, but she seems…. kinda crazed. Like the mixing of power and guns.  If Alexander Haig was in drag he’d look nowhere as hot as Sexy Sarah, but damn….Al would sorta jump like […]

SWINE FLU update

SWINE FLU update

Britain for some reason is really being hit hard by SWINE FLU.    Here are a few articles to give some of the how’s and why’s about dealing with the flu. FIGHTFLU.CA GUIDE TO SWINE FLU Q&A PUBLIC HEALTH CANADA BIGGEST HELPS Wash your hands frequently.  Wash surfaces that are commonly touched in your life. If […]

Buy American not really good for America

Buy American not really good for America

I hate populist gut reaction politics.    This whole Buy American thing in response to the recession is just plain silly and in some cases spites the nose the feeds the something or other…..   L I N K “There are some real downsides to Buy American,” Brady said in an interview. “It delays projects. We have […]

Wrongfully Acused Donald Marshall Jr. Dies from Complications

Wrongfully Acused Donald Marshall Jr. Dies from Complications

W I K I L I N K “Marshall spent 11 years in jail before being acquitted by the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal in 1983. A witness came forward to say he had seen another man stab Seale, and several prior witness statements pinpointing Marshall were recanted. In this appeal which acquitted him of […]

Brat Pack Director John Hughes Dead at 59

Brat Pack Director John Hughes Dead at 59

Film Maker John Hughes who shot to fame during the 80’s with his Brat Pack Flicks like The Breakfast Club and Ferris Bueller’s Day Off passed away last night at the age of 59 of an apparent heart attack.   He also created the Vacation franchise made famous with Chevy Chase as well as the Home […]

Transcontinental Trashing English Content in Montreal Newspapers

Transcontinental Trashing English Content in Montreal Newspapers

To me the whole concept of a community newspaper is to be inclusive.   Local Papers are the lifeblood and only source of information for many communities.   L I N K “Five bilingual weekly newspapers in the Montreal area are now publishing in French only.” Transcontinental has bought a lot of local papers and now is […]

Quick Hits for Thursday August 6, 2009

Quick Hits for Thursday August 6, 2009

Here are your quick hits for Thursday August 6th, 2009 MAPLE LEAF RECALLS HOT DOGS “The affected products, which include nine varieties of Shopsy’s, Hygrade and Maple Leaf brand wieners, were recalled after company testing revealed some samples tested positive for listeria. The bacteria were detected through a second, more aggressive test, after some product […]

Paula Abdul Not Returning to American Idol Over Big Bucks!

Paula Abdul  Not Returning to American Idol Over Big Bucks!

Long time American Idol founding host Paula Abdul has chosen not to return to the show over a salary dispute. “With sadness in my heart, I’ve decided not to return to #IDOL. I’ll miss nurturing all the new talent, but most of all…being a part of a show that I helped from day1become an international […]

Will the Leaf Fly? Nissan’s New Mass Produced Electric car

Will the Leaf Fly? Nissan’s New Mass Produced Electric car

NISSAN is gambling that the North American market is ready for an electric car.  Unlike GM’s pricey VOLT due to come out shortly, the LEAF is to be about the same price as a VERSA, but run strictly on Electricity via a nose plug in. “Nissan has promised that the Leaf, which goes into mass-production […]

The Bloc Wants EI Changes – Well so do I! EDITORIAL

The Bloc Wants EI Changes – Well so do I! EDITORIAL

Geez I wish Gilles Duceppe was a Federalist.   He’s such a strong Politician.    Now he wants changes to the EI system.  I do too.   I’m not sure I want 360 hours to be the line, but I think it needs to be at one standard with certain supplements based on area or needs. Actually I […]