Walmart Confirms Second Covid-19 Case in Cornwall Distribution Centre. Grocery Stores Telling Staff to Not Confront Non Mask Wearing Customers By Jamie Gilcig

Walmart Confirms Second Covid-19 Case in Cornwall Distribution Centre. Grocery Stores Telling Staff to Not Confront Non Mask Wearing Customers By Jamie Gilcig

SEPTEMBER 25, 2020 – Walmart reached out to CFN via email and confirmed a second case of COVID 19 at their distribution centre. “An associate from our Cornwall Regional Distribution Centre (RDC) has recently tested positive for COVID-19. We’re keeping the associate in our thoughts and wish them a speedy recovery. Out of an abundance […]

Walmart Confirms Covid-19 Case at Distribution Centre in Cornwall Ontario

Walmart Confirms Covid-19 Case at Distribution Centre in Cornwall Ontario

SEPTEMBER 22, 2020 – Walmart confirmed to CFN that in fact one of its Logistics workers tested positive for COVID-19. Their comment is below with no word of how many other workers have been placed in quarantine. CFN wishes the worker a speedy and and full recovery. “An associate from our Cornwall Distribution Centre store […]

August 2020 Cornwall Police Service Call Breakdown. By Jamie Gilcig

August 2020 Cornwall Police Service Call Breakdown.  By Jamie Gilcig

SEPTEMBER 9, 2020 – We covered the July 2020 numbers HERE. 1363 Calls for Service July 2020 1376 Calls for Service August 2020 Unwanted Person 42 Trouble with Youth 24 Threats 20 Theft 52 Sudden Death 5 Shop Lift 29 Sexual Assault 7 Neighbor Disputes 29 Motor Vehicle Collision 95 Mental Health Act 33 Landlord […]

Breaking Down Cornwall Police Numbers for July 2020. By Jamie Gilcig

Breaking Down Cornwall Police Numbers for July 2020. By Jamie Gilcig

SEPTEMBER 9, 2020 – Can you imagine a City police service refusing to answer emails to its largest newspaper? Most can’t, but that’s what we have to work with here at CFN as Media person Stephanie MacRae, Chief Danny Aikman, and Deputy Chief Shawna Spowart refuse to answer a single email question from this newspaper […]

CFN 1 on 1 With Cornwall Community Hospital Chief of Staff Dr. Lorne Scharf on COVID-19

CFN 1 on 1 With Cornwall Community Hospital Chief of Staff Dr. Lorne Scharf on COVID-19

SEPTEMBER 5, 2020 – We were very lucky recently as CCH was gracious enough to allow us to ask a few questions of its Chief of Staff, Dr. Lorne Scharf about COVID-19. Here are our questions and his answers: CFN How did you feel the first time you encountered a Covid-19 patient first hand?    […]

Cornwall City Councilor MAURICE DUPELLE Contaminates INDOOR ATM Without a Face Mask

Cornwall City Councilor MAURICE DUPELLE Contaminates INDOOR ATM Without a Face Mask

AUGUST 11, 2020 – This is one of the reasons why so many don’t feel safe shopping in Cornwall Ontario. This writer, like many seniors, likes to do their errands early in the morning with the hope of avoiding #covidiots and special people that like to wear their masks under their noses. With the EOHU […]

Lucky Local Covid 19 Survivor Back Home After 121 Days! By Jamie Gilcig

Lucky Local Covid 19 Survivor Back Home After 121 Days!   By Jamie Gilcig

AUGUST 8, 2020 – Area Home Inspector Brian Schofield is a happy and lucky man. His wife Donna survived a brutal case of COVID 19 that most people would have succumbed to. The registered nurse survived and now faces a long recovery, but for today she gets to be with her husband. They wrote on […]

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Lazy Hazy Days of Summer – 8 Years & 175 Columns Later!

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Lazy Hazy Days of Summer – 8 Years & 175 Columns Later!

Remember that wonderful song by Nat King Cole, “Those Lazy Hazy Crazy Days of Summer”? Sodas, pretzels and beer. Well, not exactly – no beer. When I was growing up you had to be 21 to be served alcohol. Any social circles I was involved in, whether dances, parties or any formal activities, there was […]

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Longue Sault Rapids

Seniors Situation Room by Dawn Ford – Longue Sault Rapids

The Longue Sault Rapids were a big attraction when I was young but were lost to the new St. Lawrence Seaway in 1959. I remember going to Sheik’s Island, west of Cornwall, for picnics. We could see all the rapids by looking over a fenced cliff area. The rapids swirled and swirled around. Boats such […]

Eastern Ontario & Ottawa Make Wearing a Face Mask Mandatory Indoors #COVID19

Eastern Ontario & Ottawa Make Wearing a Face Mask Mandatory Indoors  #COVID19

JULY 6, 2020 – It might have taken awhile, but Eastern Ontario has decreed that staff and customers mask in. Months into the Coronavirus Pandemic there still is no real treatment or cure. The Cornwall area is a particularly vulnerable area. It not only is close to the Quebec border, which many locals complain about […]

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