I apparently slept through a 3.2 Earthquake that rocked the Eastern part of Cornwall.   Social media is stirring with people asking others if they felt the tremblor? Our region has frequent rumbles, but we have never had a “Big One”.   The 3.2 quake was centered only a fewContinue Reading

CORNWALL Ontario – The City of Cornwall’s signature event has been grounded for 2015.  There will be no 21st Lift Off this year. Consistent to their unprofessional nature Lift Off organizers sent out a press invite and didn’t show up giving selected media snippets of info. The Standard Freeholder gotContinue Reading

CORNWALL Ontario – Guy Menard I believe, really cares about his community.   He and I may not agree who gets to play a part in our community, and to what degree; but clearly he wants Lift Off to remain; and so do I.  Sadly his company did not sponsorContinue Reading

CORNWALL Ontario – With the 2014 20th Anniversary edition of Cornwall Kinsmen Lift Off only  6 days away they need volunteers to step to the plate in a few areas. From the release: We need people to help with crewing…assisting with the balloons (primarily those that have drivers licenses and can backContinue Reading

CORNWALL Ontario –  The folks at Lift Off announced the slate of bands playing as well as that the first day will be free to the public! Playing July 10th – 12th : Thursday 4:30pm: Street Road 6:00pm: Lost Boyz 8:00pm: Barstool Prophets 9:30pm: Glass Tiger Friday 4:30pm: Trailer FiveContinue Reading

CORNWALL Ontario – I’m proud to announce that CFN is returning as a sponsor to the Kinsmen Cornwall Lift Off ! The keystone event for our great city for 2014! We last were sponsors in 2010 when Lift Off set its all time attendance record! Jason Jesmer, event Co ChairContinue Reading

Cornwall Ontario –  It’s very sad for me personally to see how the Kinsmen Avonmore Cornwall Lift Off organization has failed our community.   The event has struggled since their biggest year in 2010 after Chris Savard, its founder, left in a cloud of mystery that led the group toContinue Reading

CFN – Canada and the US have been peaceful neighbors and friends now for over 200 years.   It’s been a good relationship and positive in many ways.  Perfect?  Nope; but like all neighbors you work out your differences. This year the Kinsmen Cornwall Lift Off Balloon Festival for theContinue Reading

CFN – Avonmore Kinsmen Cornwall Lift Off 2013 was marred as it was a balloon festival without many balloons. For reasons unconfirmed (the buzz was US customs which didn’t make much sense) most of the balloons launched from distant Avonmore Ontario  instead of Cornwall or even nearby St. Andrews. TheContinue Reading