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  • Seeker Snapshot - St-Hubert supports United Way

    Seeker Snapshot - St-Hubert supports United Waygain this year, the St-Hubert Foundation, with the support of its St-Hubert Group employees and franchisees, is proud to donate $695.65 to United Way/Centraide of  Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry. The St-Hubert Foundation has been supporting United Way/Centraide for the past 5 years. “Thank you very much to the St-Hubert Foundation and St-Hubert Cornwall! Their continued support is greatly appreciated” stated Lori Greer, United Way/Centraide Executive Director.  Presenting the donation to United Way/Centraide is Lloyd Lalonde and Karen MacMillan, Franchisee of Read Full Article

    Looking for a summer job? Why not be your own Boss this summer instead!

    Looking for a summer job? Why not be your own Boss this summer instead!Take something you have a passion for and create an idea for a business, obtain a $3,000 grant and be your own boss for the summer. Sounds pretty good doesn’t it? That is exactly what “Summer Company” is all about. The Cornwall Business Enterprise Centre (CBEC) is now accepting applications for Summer Company 2015. Any student who lives in Cornwall, S.D. & G. or Akwesasne is eligible, provided that you are between the ages of 15 and 29, and will be returning Read Full Article

    MPP Jim McDonell Grills New Champlain LHIN Chair

    MPP Jim McDonell Grills New Champlain LHIN ChairQUEEN’S PARK – The new Chair of the Champlain Local Health Integration Network, Jean-Pierre Boisclair, appeared before Government Agencies Committee today, where MPP Jim McDonell brought to his attention the challenges faced by patients in Stormont-Dundas-South Glengarry. “Mr Boisclair must be aware that healthcare is a great concern in SDSG because too many residents fall through the cracks” – said MPP McDonell. “Many of our residents wait 6 months or more for a family doctor, yet the Province won’t fund new physicians in the area Read Full Article

    Seedy Sunday - Helping things to grow, one tiny seed at a time!

    Seedy Sunday - Helping things to grow, one tiny seed at a time!Cornwall, Ontario - Whether you are a home-owner with a yard and perennial border, an apartment dweller with a balcony box or two or an urban farmer growing edibles for yourself and others; every garden, no matter the size and scope, starts with the planting of seed. Starting with the right seed can help ensure that the garden is a healthy and bounteous one. Seedy Sunday can help gardeners get off to a good start. For the first time, the Agapè Read Full Article

    Women Show set for March 8. Come for the Ultimate Girl's Day Out!

    Women Show set for March 8. Come for the Ultimate Girl's Day Out!  CORNWALL, ONTARIO – Cornwall’s International Women’s Day show, produced by the Seeker Newspaper, returns to Cornwall. The show, previously marketed as the “I am Woman conference and trade show” is back under a new banner in 2015 after a year sabbatical taken to pause and re-evaluate its direction. The result will be a bigger and bolder version of the event, set to please everyone. More than 50 exhibitors offering a wide selection of products and services targeted especially for women Read Full Article

    It's CUPCAKE DAY... the 3rd Annual National Cupcake Day™, that is...

    It's CUPCAKE DAY... the 3rd Annual National Cupcake Day™, that is...Canadians are invited to have their cupcakes and eat them too – all in support of animals in need. Celebrate the third annual National Cupcake Day™, taking place Monday, February 23rd, to benefit Societies for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCAs) and Humane Societies across Canada. Originally launched by the RSPCA in Australia, New South Wales, National Cupcake Day™ began in Canada in 2013, and the initiative has since grown across the country year after year. This year’s program Read Full Article

    CDSBEO Students participate in culinary arts skills competition

    CDSBEO Students participate in culinary arts skills competition On Tuesday, February 24, the Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario is hosting a Culinary Arts Skills Competition at St. Matthew Catholic Secondary School in Cornwall. In an effort to promote its new Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM) in Hospitality & Tourism, and to showcase the newly expanded culinary arts facilities at St. Matthew Catholic Secondary School, the Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario will also be hosting its first, Master Chef Competition. “We were very limited for Read Full Article

    Editorial - #30DaysOfLove

    Editorial - #30DaysOfLoveValentine's day is always a big money making holiday. Husbands buy wives flowers and chocolates, wives invest in some lacy lingerie and the two love birds go out together for a nice fancy dinner, chirping their love for one another... But to me, this is the easy way out. Love isn't a one day a year sort of thing. Love is expressed every day, through little things. It can be as simple as a smile or a nudge or as Read Full Article

    CORNWALL COLTS ALUMNI VS. CORNWALL ROYALS ALUMNI GAME TO KICK OFF FRED PAGE CUP WEEK

    CORNWALL COLTS ALUMNI VS. CORNWALL ROYALS ALUMNI GAME TO KICK OFF FRED PAGE CUP WEEKCornwall – The Fred Page Cup Eastern Canadian Championship Committee is pleased to announce the first ever Cornwall Colts Alumni vs Cornwall Royals Alumni game will be played on Tuesday, April 28th @ 7pm @ the Ed Lumley Arena. The game will mark the beginning of the six days of Fred Page Cup activities including the tournament to decide who will represent Eastern Canada at the 2015 RBC Cup in Portage la Prairie Manitoba. “We’ve already received some interest from past players Read Full Article

    SJCSS WIN COLTS HIGH SCHOOL CHALLENGE

    SJCSS WIN COLTS HIGH SCHOOL CHALLENGECornwall – The Cornwall Colts Hockey Club would like to congratulate St. Joseph’s Catholic Secondary School for winning the High School Challenge for the 2014-15 season. SJCSS Panthers were the final school to participate in the inaugural challenge where local high schools would bring their students and staff to a Colts home game. The school that brought the largest percentage of their population would win the challenge. For their efforts, the Panthers receive 300 tickets for the final regular season home game Read Full Article

    Participants for the 2015 Seaway Winter Food Festival Announced

    Participants for the 2015 Seaway Winter Food Festival Announced 4 new restaurants were added to the list of participating restaurants by festival Director Sebastien (Mani) Manigat Cornwall, ONT, February 17, 2015: All six restaurants that participated in the first edition of the Seaway Summer Food Festival have confirmed their participation for this winter. Bar Q, Moustache Joe’s, Truffles, Eight Zero Zero, Schnitzels, and Casa Poalo, will be joined by new participants Table 21, Propeller, Sticks Sports Bar & Grill, and Maple Room Steakhouse. The SEAWAY WINTER FOOD FESTIVAL is a Read Full Article

    Seekers Snapshot : Summerstown Forest Dion Snowshoe Race

    Seekers Snapshot : Summerstown Forest Dion Snowshoe Race   GREAT SNOW CONDITIONS FOR SUMMERSTOWN FOREST DION SNOWSHOE RACE   Summerstown – The 3rd Annual Summerstown Forest Dion Snowshoe Race was held on Saturday, February 14, and the few centimetres of snow that fell the morning of the race made a challenging course even more difficult.   Local area runners were well represented, making up 50% of the 35 person field that took part in the race and for the first time, female runners outnumbered the males. But the overall number of participants was down from Read Full Article

    Accident on Brookdale

    Accident on BrookdaleA reader just sent us these pictures of an accident on Brookdale in front of the Howard Johnson.  It is unclear if anyone was injured in the crash at this point.  We are currently trying to get more information and will update as it Read Full Article

    Local author's first book will suck the blood out of you...

    Local author's first book will suck the blood out of you...Dwight Dugas is someone I consider a friend. I haven’t known Dwight and his wife Shannon for very long, but I know them enough to know that they are honest people.  They work hard, they play hard and they shoot from the hip. I feel sorry that I wasn’t the first to write a story about his book.  After all, I probably was the first one to know about it, but the Seaway news and the Standard-Freeholder picked up the story before Read Full Article

    River Kings weekend roundup

    River Kings weekend roundupSOREL – Christian Deschenes’ hat trick powered the first-place Eperviers to a 5-2 victory over the River Kings on Friday night. Sorel’s powerplay was the difference as the Eperviers went 3-for-7 with the man advantage. Cornwall was 0-for-11 on the night. With their second straight victory over the River Kings, Sorel improved to 26-7-1. The Eperviers hold a four-point lead over Jonquiere for first in the LNAH. Rookie Nicolas Therrien, with his first of the season, and Sasha Pokulok had the River Kings Read Full Article

    Try some luscious lemon pudding cake

    Try some luscious lemon pudding cake If you love lemon, you will love my new recipe for a baked lemon pudding which forms it's own sauce as it bakes. You will bake your pudding in a 'bain Marie' which is just a baking dish holding hot water in which you will place your dish of lemon pudding. This will ensure that your baked pudding will be very tender and the sauce will form as the pudding bakes. Thsi is the most lemony pudding I have Read Full Article

    God be praised! We have a quest! - SVTC Spamalot opens...

    God be praised!  We have a quest! - SVTC Spamalot opens... Fresh from their successful run of “Peter Pan Jr.” in December, the Seaway Valley Theatre Company continues their 2014-15 season with their annual musical production, “Monty Python's Spamalot." Lovingly ripped off from the classic film comedy “Monty Python and the Holy Grail,” “Spamalot” retells the legend of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table, and features a bevy of beautiful showgirls, not to mention cows, killer rabbits, and French people. Did we mention the bevy of beautiful showgirls? Read Full Article

    Mom Talk - Date Night

    Mom Talk - Date Night My fiancé and I recently had a mini escape and travelled to Toronto for two days. We dined, dressed up, saw both a Raptors and a Leafs game. We laughed, we had drinks, we walked and more importantly we talked. I never questioned the love I have more my fiancé, but I still found myself falling deeper for him during this time. We truly enjoyed one another’s company. I have come to realize that I had forgotten who my fiancé Read Full Article

    Editorial: Shaming people on Social Media?

    Editorial: Shaming people on Social Media?This week, after getting mad and running out of ideas on how to get my kids to clean up after themselves, I did something despicable. I took a picture of a plate and a cup that my son had left on his work desk in my office and sent it to him via a facebook private message. I then got him and his 13 year old brother in the room and threatened: "The next time you guys leave your s*** Read Full Article

    Cornwall curler part of Ontario team heading to Brier

    Cornwall curler part of Ontario team heading to BrierThere will be a Cornwall connection on display when the 2015 Tim Hortons Brier Canadian men’s curling championship kicks off in Calgary later this month. The Ontario team that qualified for the Brier features Cornwall area resident Mat Camm as the third on the team. Camm, 24, plays in the Wednesday night men’s league at the Cornwall Curling Centre and he was the recipient of Cornwall’s 2014 Curler of the Year Award at the annual Lion’s Club Sports Awards Dinner. This year, Read Full Article

 

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