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  • Brookdale Avenue stabbing update

    Brookdale Avenue stabbing update Cornwall Ontario – The Cornwall Community Police Service is actively investigating an incident that occurred in the evening of November 26th, 2014 where a man was found suffering from stab wounds and later died. The Cornwall Community Police Service is currently not looking for any suspects in the matter and is treating this as an isolated incident. Police do not believe the public’s safety is at risk and will be releasing any additional information as it becomes Read Full Article

    Gilles Latour faces 37 new Fraud charges

    Gilles Latour faces 37 new Fraud charges  Cornwall Ontario – Gilles Latour, 48 of Long Sault was arrested on November 26th, 2014 and charged with 37 fraud related offences including breach of trust, theft by conversion, fraud over $5000 and obtain by false pretences. It is alleged that between August, 2008 and April, 2014 Latour defrauded five individuals and police were contacted to investigate. On November 26th, 2014 Latour attended police headquarters to deal with the matter. He was taken into custody, charged accordingly and released to appear in Read Full Article

    United Way participating in Giving Tuesday

    United Way participating in Giving Tuesday Tuesday, December 2nd is Giving Tuesday, a day dedicated to giving back in the midst of the holiday spending season. United Way/Centraide of Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry are marking Giving Tuesday by encouraging everyone to give back in some way to our community. “Giving can mean giving time, items or financial contributions”, said Sherry Davis, Program and Event Coordinator with United Way. “We encourage people to give in a way that is meaningful to them”. The Giving Tuesday movement encourages individuals and Read Full Article

    River Kings deal Corbeil in blockbuster trade

    River Kings deal Corbeil in blockbuster trade Cornwall Ontario – Rick Lalonde has added some size and toughness to the River Kings lineup. Cornwall has shipped forwards Nicolas Corbeil and Anthony Pittarelli along with the unsigned Ryan Hand to the Thetford-Mines Isothermic in exchange for enforcer Philippe Pépin, forward André Sandrzyk and a draft pick. In five games with the Isothermic, Pépin has four fighting majors. “He’s a tough kid and the fans will love him,” said Lalonde of the 23-year-old from Quebec City. “He’s solid and not afraid of anybody Read Full Article

    Carilyne Hebert awarded the 2014 Community Activist Award

    Carilyne Hebert awarded the 2014 Community Activist Award Cornwall Ontario -- On Wednesday November 26th The Cornwall & District Labour Council hosted its annual dinner and awards event at the Navy Vet's Club. The 2014 award theme was “Reclaiming Politics.” Carilyne Hebert, a recently elected City Councillor, was awarded the 2014 Community Activist Award in recognition of volunteering in the community. Natalie Mehra, executive director of the Ontario Health Coalition, delivered the keynote address. According to a statement by Elaine MacDonald, Natalie Mehra is the ultimate spokesperson and ambassador for public medicare in Read Full Article

    The Barra MacNeils - An East Coast Christmas

    The Barra MacNeils - An East Coast Christmas Cornwall Ontairo -- On December 8th music fans can get their holiday cheer on at Aultsville Theatre at 7:30pm. The Barra MacNeils hope to get you in the holiday spirit with An East Coast Christmas. The concert is a musical potpourri of traditional MacNeil family favourites gleaned from Christmas ceilidhs, midnight masses and the general festive frolic that accompanies each holiday season. With their captivating vocals, distinctive harmonies and extraordinary musicianship, The Barra MacNeils inject new life and energy into the sights Read Full Article

    Mayor Bob Kilger battling cancer again

    Mayor Bob Kilger battling cancer again Cornwall Ontario -- Mayor Bob Kilger is battling cancer once again. Kilger who over came stomach cancer a few years ago is now facing off against colon cancer. This is Bob Kilgers final week as Mayor. He loss his recent re-election bid to new Mayor-Elect Leslie O'Shaughnessy. About Bob Kilger: He is a lifelong resident of Cornwall. He worked at Domtar, he was an NHL Linesman/Referee for ten years, he was Coach of the Cornwall Royals, and manager at St. Hubert Bar-B-Q. Read Full Article

    15th Anniversary of Team Cornwall Year in Review

    15th Anniversary of Team Cornwall Year in Review  It’s that time of the year again. In what has become a Cornwall tradition for the past 15 years, Team Cornwall will hold its popular Year in Review meeting on Wednesday December 17th.  The meeting annually attracts well over 300 attendees who are eager to hear a recap of the year’s economic activity, compiled by the City’s Economic Development Department. The meeting will be held in the largest theatre at Galaxy Cinemas on Second Street. Doors will open at 7:00 a.m. Read Full Article

    LNAH Board of Governors issues statement about Brock Frost ownership

    LNAH Board of Governors issues statement about Brock Frost ownership Cornwall Ontario -- A story broke on Sunday that Brock Frost sold his majority ownership of the Cornwall River Kings to Darren Madden. The River Kings sent a press release which confirmed that the transfer of ownership did not have league approval yet. “Although the transfer of ownership has been legally completed through their attorneys, Madden and Frost will seek official league approval in early December.” The LNAH Board of Governors has sent out the following statement concerning ownership of the team. This Read Full Article

    Carly Henderson named SLC Athlete of the Week

    Carly Henderson named SLC Athlete of the Week Cornwall Ontario -- Sharks women’s hockey rookie, Carly Henderson, scored her first goal as a Shark (on her very first shift) at the Humber College Invitational, where SLC made it to the semi-finals. Carly was an immediate standout for the coaching staff through her hard work in every shift. The first year, Bachelor of Business-Administration student will be a strong asset for the Sharks this season, as she brings several years of competitive hockey experience, proven in her performance at Read Full Article

    MPP Jim McDonell critical of Liberals on Poverty Reduction

    MPP Jim McDonell critical of Liberals on Poverty Reduction QUEEN’S PARK – MPP Jim McDonell challenged the Government on their Poverty Reduction Strategy today during Question Period, citing a record of missed targets during the implementation of the previous Strategy. “The Government’s 2008-2013 Poverty Reduction Strategy missed its main target of a 25% reduction in child poverty in Ontario by a very wide margin” – MPP Jim McDonell commented. “Their new promises are ambitious, but lack the economic and policy backing. The Liberals give promises of relief with one hand Read Full Article

    MP Guy Lauzon talks infrastructure in SDSG

    MP Guy Lauzon talks infrastructure in SDSG Dear Seeker, World-class infrastructure is the backbone of our country’s economic productivity. If we want to grow our economy and create jobs here in Stormont-Dundas-South Glengarry we must have up to date infrastructure.  From large-scale transportation projects to smaller-scale, community-based investments, infrastructure has the power to revitalize, strengthen, and improve the quality of life for all Canadians. Not all infrastructure projects are plainly visible, however. Too often when we think of infrastructure we think of roads, bridges and buildings. There is Read Full Article

    New agreement lets college business students transfer credits

    New agreement lets college business students transfer credits  Cornwall Ontario – Ontario’s 24 colleges have signed the colleges’ first-ever province wide agreement that grants recognition for entire previous years’ credits when a student in a business diploma program transfers to the same program at another college. “Post-secondary students who transfer to another institution shouldn’t have to repeat courses they have already completed,” said Glenn Vollebregt, President and CEO of St. Lawrence College and co-chair of the Ontario Council on Articulation and Transfer (ONCAT). “This new agreement will help eliminate duplication Read Full Article

    Cornwall Colts Teddy Bears Toss

    Cornwall Colts Teddy Bears Toss Cornwall Ontario – Teddy bears and minor hockey players will permeate the Ed Lumley Arena this Thursday as the Cornwall Colts host the Cumberland Grads. Dr. Rachel Navaneelan Family & Cosmetic Dentistry presents Teddy Bear Toss Night. Fans are encouraged to bring their Teddy Bears to the game and when the Colts score their first goal, throw them onto the ice. All the bears collected will go to Rachel’s Kids for distribution just in time for Christmas. The Colts are also saluting the Read Full Article

    AMC's Comic Book Men coming to Cornwall & Area Pop Event

    AMC's Comic Book Men coming to Cornwall & Area Pop Event Cornwall Ontario -- Cornwall & Area Pop Event (CAPE) announced Featured Celebrity Guests, Comic Book Men! For those of you not familiar, AMC dives into the comic book culture with this unscripted series that follows the antics of the "fanboys" in and around Jay and Silent Bob's Secret Stash, a New Jersey comic shop owned by writer-director Kevin Smith. Cameras capture the banter of the shop's employees and its customers as they collectively discover the treasures of the comic collecting world, and the Read Full Article

    Cornwall in the running to win up to $20,000

    Cornwall in the running to win up to $20,000 Cornwall Ontario - Earlier this fall, we spoke about the return of Shoeless Joe’s Sports Grill’s sports-based and community-driven program – “If Your Team Wins, Your Community Wins!”. The competition, as part of the Home Team Advantage program, rewards local sports teams with points every time they eat at Shoeless Joe’s Sports Grill for a chance to win a first-place prize of $20,000 towards a community refresh project! The community who comes in second place will receive $10,000 and the Read Full Article

    Reminder - Winter parking restrictions in City of Cornwall

    Reminder - Winter parking restrictions in City of Cornwall Cornwall, Ontario (cornwall.ca) - With winter fast approaching, the City of Cornwall would like to remind motorists of the overnight parking restrictions that are in place. There are two different phases for winter parking restrictions in Cornwall. From November 15th to December 14th Parking on any roadway between the hours of 1 am - 7 am is prohibited only on days when a snowfall of 5 centimetres or more is forecasted by Environment Canada. During the early restriction period, residents are encouraged to keep Read Full Article

    Seaway Winds Concert Band presents “Christmas Salvation"

    Seaway Winds Concert Band presents “Christmas Salvation Cornwall Ontario -- Seaway Winds Concert Band presents “Christmas Salvation”, a concert of festive, seasonal music, under the baton of Raymond Lacroix, Associate Director, on Friday, December 5 at 7:30 p.m. at Ste- Thérèse-de-Lisieux Church. Featured are guests Glenda Cole, vocal soloist, with the Salvation Army Occasional Brass led by Pastor Oren Cole. To encourage our holiday mood, Glenda Cole will lend her beautiful voice to leading the audience in a sing-along of well-loved carols. Tickets are $15 for adults Read Full Article

    Martintown Trading Post is the place to be

    Martintown Trading Post is the place to beMartintown Ontario -- This place is an untapped treasure trove, and it is quickly going from a well-kept local secret to everyone’s favourite meeting place. NAH! You won’t like it..you’ll love it. There are no clocks there and loitering is encouraged. Built approximately 200 years ago, this sprawling building was purchased in January, 2012 by the new owners Tammy and Gary Myers. It’s been said that, by necessity, most farmers become builders, welders, plumbers, and whatever else is needed to Read Full Article

    Seeker Snapshots: Coldrift Video Release Party

    Seeker Snapshots: Coldrift Video Release Party Cornwall Ontario --  Music fans came to view the brand new music video by Coldrfit at the Vu Nightspot on Saturday night. The video entitled Long Time Coming, a track off the bands debut album “The Smoke After Sex” was aired via projector on a big screen. Those who missed the video can now see it on Youtube:   The song is a track off their album "The Smoke After Sex". The video entitled Long Time Coming, a track off the bands debut album Read Full Article

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