Climategate Backfires on Climate Science Denial Industry by Richard Komorowski – March 1, 2012

CFN – Climategate is back in the news again, but not in the way the climate science denial industry would like. It appears that one of the denial industry’s main companies, the Heartland Institute, has had some embarrassing email and document leaks, and is in heavy damage control mode. When Climategate first broke the news […]

Your Police Blotter for the Cornwall Ontario area & OPP Regional Round Up for Friday December 9, 2011

Your Police Blotter for the Cornwall Ontario area & OPP Regional Round Up for Friday December 9, 2011

CFN –  We’re catching up on our police blotter for the Cornwall Ontario area and OPP Regional Round Up! WARRANT               Cornwall, ON- Joshua Deevy, 27 of Peterborough was arrested on the 8th of December, 2011 under the strength of an outstanding warrant. It is alleged that on the 1st of December, 2011, he failed to attend […]

Letter to the Editor – Harry Valentine of Cornwall Ontario on Ballast Water at the Port of Cornwall Ontario – Akwesasne Alternative? November 8, 2011

The “powers-that-be” at Cornwall have rejected the idea of exchanging ship ballast water at the Port of Cornwall. No problem .  .  .  .  that rejection opens the door to play another card should New York State stand firm on their proposed regulations regarding ship ballast water, to take effect as of August 2013. There may […]

Letter to the Editor – Harry Valentine things it’s Back to the Future for the Port of Cornwall Ontario – October 21, 2011

Older generation residents of Cornwall may recall the old days when the city was a bustling river port that included a drydock. New York State proposes to impose new rules that pertain to the ballast water carried aboard ships that sail along the St Lawrence Seaway. After 2012, westbound ships that arrive at the Eisenhower […]

500 Police Say, Make My Marijuana, Mohawk Marijuana Again And Again And Again by Spanner McNeil – June 16, 2011 – Cornwall Ontario

Cornwall ON – Twenty years ago, July 11, 1991 First Nation speakers came together from all over North America to commemorate the events known as the Oka Crisis. It was a time of healing, respect, dignity and a strong path forward. What has happened since then? What has happened lately? There was another invasion by […]

Earth Matters by Jacqueline Milner – Clean Water and Let’s Buy Canadian! – Cornwall Ontario – September 20, 2010

Cornwall ON – How fortunate we are to have clean, running water at our disposal whenever we need it.  My close encounter with the ‘Water for Life’ organization this past Saturday at a wonderful fund raising gala evening at NAV Canada reminded me how blessed we all are.  We have clean, running water at our […]

Pollution Hot Spots May Contaminate Us All – Cornwall Ontario – September 5, 2010

Cornwall ON – Pollution is just about everywhere you look.   While the battle to clean our Environment seems like a losing battle most days progress does happen.  Sadly for every small victory there are catastrophe’s like the Gulf Oil Spill; another of which just occurred recently. The scary thing is the degree of pollution that exists in some […]

Komorowski’s Korner by Richard Komorowski – Peak Oil – the Chinese Contribution PT 3 – Cornwall Ontario – August 9, 2010

Cornwall ON – News that should shock us all out of our complacency, (but probably won’t) came out last week – China is now the NUMBER ONE global energy consumer, surpassing the United States, which has held that position for the last century or more. According to the latest report from the International Energy Agency […]

What is Peak Oil – Everything you should know – A series by Richard Komorowski for The Cornwall Free News – July 4, 2010

What is “Peak Oil”? I have referred to Peak Oil several times in earlier columns, so I think now I should go into a little more depth on the subject, and explain exactly what Peak Oil really is. Oil is created deep under the earth from dead animal life (mostly plankton) dating from the dinosaur […]

Earth Matters by Jacqueline Milner – Greenvention & SunChips – Cornwall Ontario – March 15, 2010

Did you receive your new phone book recently?  Have you noticed that the Yellow pages now include an ecoGuide?  How amazing is this…we now have recycling and repurposing information right at our finger tips. This guide lists all the local organizations and businesses that will look after your hazardous waste items and repurpose the items […]

Stephen Harper a Quebec Nordiques Hockey Fan? – November 12, 2009

L I N K – I think Hockey.  I think Stephen Harper?  Methinks not.  Sweater vests yes; beating on little guys or natives, yes; suggesting that as the economy tanks it’s a good time to buy stocks; especially on a minimum wage salary, yes. Dropping the puck at the opening ceremony of a new Ice […]

Komorowski’s Korner – 2012 is only a Myth – November 12, 2009

2012 – It’s only a Myth Today, as Canadians thanked their veterans for their sacrifices during the World Wars, Korea, UN Peacekeeping duties, and Afghanistan, similar ceremonies took place throughout the world. In a historic event in Paris, French President Nicolas Sarkozy noted that not only did French children cry for their lost fathers, but German […]

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