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  • The Apples and Arts Studio Tour 2015

    The Apples and Arts Studio Tour 2015  Cornwall Ontario -- The Apples and Arts Studio Tour is inviting the public to the various Regional Artist Studios and Host Sites to meet the array of inventive talent in our area, to see first-hand the processes involved in their work and the imaginative, unique creations achieved. Come on out, Saturday September 26th and Sunday September 27th between the hours of 10 a.m. and 5 pm to experience the imagination of the 40+ Artists at 22 various locations throughout Stormont, Dundas, Read Full Article

    Own The Ice Hockey partners with Seaway Valley Minor Hockey

    Own The Ice Hockey partners with Seaway Valley Minor HockeyCornwall Ontario -- Own The Ice Hockey has partnered with Seaway Valley Minor Hockey to offer elite hockey training for the 2015-16 season. The agreement was unanimously accepted by the Seaway Valley Minor Hockey Executive at a recent meeting. Seaway Valley Minor Hockey players will be able to tap into the on ice expertise from the qualified instructors as well as well the off-ice training acumen of Own It Performance Head Strength and Conditioning Coach Ian Perry. “Players will be able to take Read Full Article

    Rabies Vaccination Clinics to Be Held on September 19th

    Rabies Vaccination Clinics to Be Held on September 19thCornwall Ontario -- The Eastern Ontario Health Unit (EOHU), in cooperation with local veterinarians, will be holding rabies vaccination clinics this month throughout the Eastern Counties. The clinics will take place on September 19, from 1 to 4 p.m., and will offer the rabies vaccine for cats and dogs at a cost of $20 per pet. No examination will take place. Details about clinic locations can be found on the EOHU’s website at www.eohu.ca. While there have been no cases of Read Full Article

    Cornwall and District Labour Council Labour Day Picnic Lamoureux Park, Cornwall 10:00 am – 3 pm

    Cornwall and District Labour Council Labour Day Picnic Lamoureux Park, Cornwall  10:00 am – 3 pmThe Cornwall and District Labour Council will be hosting the annual Labour Day Picnic in Lamoureux Park, Cornwall on Monday 7 September from 10:00 am – 3 pm. The theme for this year’s Labour Day is “Time for Change”.   The picnic will include a BBQ, games and activities for children, music, Clown entertainment, Face Painting, fundraising draw, etc. All activities are Free of Charge. Guest Speaker, Diane Dewing, Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario, will deliver her message to the crowd at Read Full Article

    Agree to Disagree : I have a right to privacy!

    Agree to Disagree : I have a right to privacy!Last Tuesday, we drove back home from a lovely 3-day mini vacation in the Berkshires. We rushed home as I had to be back in time to take my son to the dentist. It is hard to take vacations when you operate a business that is pretty much 24-7, but I'm learning. As a hosting provider, I owe it to my clients to be there if anything goes wrong with their website. That being said, it doesn't mean my clients Read Full Article

    DIRTcar Triple Crown this Sunday at Cornwall Motor Speedway!

    DIRTcar Triple Crown this Sunday at Cornwall Motor Speedway!Cornwall, Ont – Thursday, September 3, 2015 – Martin Bélanger – One of the biggest event of year will conclude the 2015 regular season at Cornwall Motor Speedway! The DIRTcar Triple Crown will be in town with the initial race of the DIRTcar 358-Modified Series in conjunction with the final event in the Bandit Motorsports Canadian Nationals. The DIRTcar Sportsman and Pro-Stock series will also be run along with a regular event for Semi-Pro and Mini-Stock, champions in all 5 Read Full Article

    CDSBEO Board hears presentation on New Kindergarten Program Document

    CDSBEO Board hears presentation on New Kindergarten Program Document Chesterville Ontario -- The Ministry of Education has recently revised the Early Learning Program for Kindergarten students. The new program reflects the belief that four and five-year-olds are capable and active learners, full of potential and ready to take ownership of their learning. Based on self-directed learning with a child-centred approach, the new model encourages caring, play-based experiences that promote emotional, social, cognitive and physical development in an environment which is safe and comfortable for all children. Christina Lapierre, Early Years Read Full Article

    Kings set for long weekend of camping

    Kings set for long weekend of campingSept. 2, 2015 – The River Kings begin on-ice preparations for their fourth LNAH season this weekend at the Civic Complex. Training camp opens Friday night with a scrimmage from 8-10 p.m. Camp continues on Saturday with a practice session in the morning (9:30-11:30 a.m.) and a scrimmage in the afternoon (1-3 p.m.). The annual Intrasquad game will take place on Sunday night at 7 p.m. Warmup begins at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $5 (all ages, general admission) for Sunday’s game. Season ticket holders Read Full Article

    Local music fan Ryan Theoret meets rock legend Alice Cooper

    Local music fan Ryan Theoret meets rock legend Alice Cooper Article by Ryan Theoret. Submitted Photo. Cornwall Ontario -- Local music fan Ryan Theoret had an opportunity to meet Alice Cooper in Ottawa on August 23rd. Here is Ryan's recount of the Alice Cooper and Motley Crue concert and the backstage experience. Ryan Theoret writes: Alice Cooper. Shock rock. The name and genre are synonymous. Would there have been a Marilyn Manson if it weren't for the former? Possibly, but it all starts with Cooper. The 67 year old icon opened for 80's Read Full Article

    My Jokes are Up Here Comedy Tour comes to Cornwall September 11th

    My Jokes are Up Here Comedy Tour comes to Cornwall September 11th Submitted article and photo. Cornwall Ontario -- Four funny women with four impressive resumes are coming to Cornwall. The "My Jokes are Up Here" tour takes over Deke & Squeaks on Friday September 11th. The show features four top notch Canadian comics: Jen Grant, Christina Walkinshaw, Rebecca Kohler, and Erica Sigurdson. Jen Grant has achieved virtually everything you can achieve in the world of stand-up comedy in Canada. She has performed at every major comedy festival in the country including the Just Read Full Article

    ORGANIZING A BAR AND WINE CELLAR

    By Marie Morrell part 2 or 2   If you buy wine by the case, you need to store your wine. If you do it right you'll have fine tasting wines to enjoy for years to come. Many white wines can be stored for two to five years. Red wines will last and generally improve for five to 20 years, sometimes longer. Use untreated redwood as storage bins or racks. It won't deteriorate in cool, humid wine-cellar conditions. Don't store Read Full Article

    First Annual Eastern Ontario Garlic Festival a Success

    First Annual Eastern Ontario Garlic Festival a Success  Submitted Article. Photo by Rachelle Andre. Cornwall Ontario — The First Annual Eastern Ontario Garlic Festival took place Sunday at Lamoureux Park. Local garlic producers, farmers, artisans, and community organizations united together in Lamoureux Park to celebrate everything in the region that helps people and communities grow. There were free family and community friendly activities including garlic cooking and gardening demonstrations, an Iron Man obstacle course for teams and families, an apple pie baking contest, a corn roast, face painting, artists’ corner, Read Full Article

    Goaltending Specialist Adam Russo joins Ontario Hockey Academy staff

    Goaltending Specialist Adam Russo joins Ontario Hockey Academy staff Submitted Article. Photo by Marie-Lou Cabana. Cornwall Ontario -- A goaltending specialist with an impressive resume has been added to the staff at the Ontario Hockey Academy. “I’m excited to announce that we have added goaltending specialist Adam Russo to our staff,” OHA director Giles Lascelle said. “He has a great understanding and experience of what it takes to teach and train goaltenders for the next level.” Russo played major junior in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League where he still holds the Read Full Article

    Beyond the Void album release September 19th at Lolas Pub

    Beyond the Void album release September 19th at Lolas Pub Submitted Article and photos by Jason Setnyk. Cornwall Ontario -- Alternative rock band Beyond the Void will be releasing their Self-Titled E.P. at their upcoming event at Lola’s Pub n’ Grub in Cornwall on Saturday September 19th, 2015. The 8 song EP includes 5 songs previously recorded in Calgary Alberta at Alchemy Studio in 2013 where Justin Cote (Fathom Ties) played all the instruments, except for drums, which were done by Shane Killoran. The 3 new songs were recently recorded in 2015 with the Read Full Article

    Harper Promises Broadband Expansion Into More Rural Communities

    Harper Promises Broadband Expansion Into More Rural Communities Submitted Article. Photo courtesy of the Township of South Glengarry Facebook page. Lancaster Ontario -- Prime Minister Stephen Harper's campaign bus was spotted in Cornwall this morning heading towards Lancaster. Harper was at the Munro Agromart making an announcement regarding broadband infrastructure improvements in rural and remote areas. Prime Minister Stephen Harper today promised his government would continue to dramatically improve broadband connectivity in rural Canada. “Quite simply, there is probably no infrastructure more critical than the internet to ensuring the future prosperity of our Read Full Article

    CCVS students win grant to support local youth mentoring

    CCVS students win grant to support local youth mentoring Cornwall Ontario -- A presentation by a group of students from Cornwall Collegiate and Vocational School’s Civics class was selected for a $5000 grant through the Youth and Philanthropy Initiative (YPI). Three CCVS students were asked to develop and deliver a grant proposal presentation on a local non-profit organization and were inspired to highlight Big Brothers Big Sisters of Cornwall and District’s mentoring programs. “These three girls were so involved in this project and passionate about our agency. We are so Read Full Article

    Five Questions with WWE Hall of Fame Wrestler Road Warrior Animal

    Five Questions with WWE Hall of Fame Wrestler Road Warrior Animal Interview by Jason Setnyk. Photo by XanderHieken (Wikipedia Creative Commons). Cornwall Ontario – What a rush it is going to be for wrestling fans. One of the greatest Tag Team Wrestlers of all time is going to be in Cornwall on Saturday October 24th. Mecca Pro Wrestling presents "What a Rush" featuring WWE Hall of Fame wrestler and three time WWE Tag Team Champion Road Warrior Animal who will be in action at the Agora Centre. Animal (aka Joseph Michael Laurinaitis) was Read Full Article

    Sean McCann of Great Big Sea at Aultsville Theatre September 19th

    Sean McCann of Great Big Sea at Aultsville Theatre September 19th Submitted Article and Photos by Jason Setnyk. Cornwall Ontario -- September 19th, 2015 will bring two accomplished songwriters, Sean McCann of Great Big Sea and Graham Greer of the Barstool Prophets, together in Cornwall’s beautiful Aultsville Theatre for an intimate evening of songs and the stories that surround them. Séan McCann’s love for Newfoundland and Labrador folk songs shot him to international fame as a founding member of the renowned group Great Big Sea. After millions of albums sold, countless hit songs, and Read Full Article

    Traffic Notice – Closure of McConnell Avenue at Eleventh Street

    Traffic Notice – Closure of McConnell Avenue at Eleventh Street The City of Cornwall would like to advise motorists that McConnell Avenue will be closed at Eleventh Street for a period of two to three weeks starting on Monday, August 31st. The immediate area will remain accessible to local traffic, however through traffic will be detoured, primarily, via Tollgate Road, Pitt and Sydney Streets and Ninth Streets. Appropriate detour signage will be in place. The MacEwen station at Eleventh Street and McConnell Avenue will remain accessible via the eastern entrance Read Full Article

    Food Challenge Wrap-up

    Food Challenge Wrap-up Submitted Article and Photo Cornwall Ontario -- The inaugural ten-day local food challenge of Cornwall Stormont, Dundas, Glengarry, Prescott and Russell counties has officially wrapped-up. The challenge, which asked residents to sign up online and track their local food consumption for ten days, drew nearly 200 registrants in total across the five counties. The initiative also partnered with local food businesses in SDG&PR including farmers, farmers markets and restaurants. Local food prizes, donated by event partners, were awarded to those who participated in Read Full Article

 

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