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  • Allinotte Law office acquires Don White's Law Practice

    Allinotte Law office acquires Don White's Law Practice Allinotte's Law Firm is Thriving, Expanding and Continuing to Offer Exceptional Service Cornwall, ON, April 1, 2015 – Cornwall lawyer Michele R. J. Allinotte, owner of Allinotte Law Office Professional Corporation ( has purchased Don White's highly-respected, local law practice.  Her thriving and expanding practice will continue providing exceptional service and legal counsel for Cornwall's families and business owners, including bilingual services offered by Natalie Trottier, an associate lawyer with the firm. Since 1978, Don White has operated a well-regarded general law Read Full Article

    1,400 UCDSB Students Attend We Day, Two Receive Governor General’s Caring Awards

    1,400 UCDSB Students Attend We Day, Two Receive Governor General’s Caring Awards  Fourteen hundred students from across the Upper Canada District School Board (UCDSB) have been invited to attend Free the Children’s National We Day - Canada event today at the Canadian Tire Centre in Ottawa, and two students will be presented with the prestigious Governor General’s Caring Canadian Award. Zier Zhou, a Grade 11 student at Vankleek Hill Collegiate Institute (VCI), and Lauren Thomas, a Grade 9 student at Cornwall Collegiate and Vocational School (CCVS), will receive their award from the Right Read Full Article

    March went out like a lion for SLC e-waste drive

    March went out like a lion for SLC e-waste driveMarch went out like a lion for the St. Lawrence College Green Team’s e-waste recycling drive. Members of the Green Team were on site at the college on Saturday, March 28 to accept donations from the general public. After a winter of bitter cold temperatures, it seems Cornwall residents were anxious to purge the e-waste collecting in garages, attics and basements. The Green Team filled the bin. The students worked hard to ensure the success of the project and did an Read Full Article

    Don't miss the River Kigs Blowout Sale!

    Don't miss the River Kigs Blowout Sale!** River Kings Blowout Sale! ** Everything must go: 25-50% off all merchandise this Friday (Noon to 8 p.m.) and Saturday (10 a.m. to 6 p.m.) in the River Kings dressing room! Method of payment: Cash/Debit/Credit Hats, shirts, hoodies, cards, replica jerseys (adult and youth), game socks & Read Full Article

    The Wait is Over : Mike Scott to get a new heart

    The Wait is Over : Mike Scott to get a new heartMike Scott, a previously healthy 37 year old man had a massive heart attack on Sunday January 18th, 2015.   He was immediately put on the transplant list for a new heart, then was removed, then placed on it again, but all indicated he would probably have to wait a while to receive one.  However, the call so hoped for came in today. Amy Alguire, who started the "Hugs for Mike and Tia" facebook group and who has been very active in her Read Full Article

    Finch Artist Laura Stevens Winning Artwork on Official IPM Poster

    Finch Artist Laura Stevens Winning Artwork on Official IPM Poster   SDG Counties, Ontario – The artwork for the official poster for the Stormont Dundas Glengarry 2015 International Plowing Match and Rural Expo (IPM) was unveiled in County Council Chambers today in Cornwall. Local artist Laura Stevens of Finch, created the winning artwork selected from sixteen entries submitted to the art competition and received the grand prize of $1,500.  Stevens studied art at the Sheridan Institute of Art, obtained a Bachelor degree in Fine Arts from Bishop’s University and also studied illustration Read Full Article

    River Kings ousted in 7

    River Kings ousted in 7Sorel 3, Cornwall 1 The Eperviers eliminated the River Kings on Sunday afternoon in Sorel with a 3-1 victory. Maxime Charron's goal with five seconds to play in the second period was the eventual game-winner. Eric Doucet scored an empty netter with 46 seconds to play to ice the win. Nicolas D'Aoust scored the lone River Kings goal. The Kings gave the regular season champs all they could handle; we'll see you in Read Full Article

    River Kings, Eperviers going the distance

    River Kings, Eperviers going the distanceCORNWALL – The Eperviers scored two goals 37 seconds apart in the second period en route to a 4-1 victory over the River Kings on Saturday night in front of 1,612 fans at the Civic Complex. With the victory, Sorel forced Game 7 in the LNAH quarter-final series. The final game will be played Sunday afternoon in Sorel. Puck drop is at 4 p.m. Pierre-Luc Faubert opened the scoring for the River Kings 6:24 into the second period with a shorthanded goal. Read Full Article

    Editorial - Don't be lazy

    Editorial - Don't be lazy As you know, the Seekers Choice Awards are coming up really fast. In the past years, we have asked people to nominate who they thought should win, and then followed this nomination period with a voting period, where all nominees were listed and could be selected. Anybody could nominate and be nominated in the various categories. This was very popular and last year, more than 1000 nominations came in. However, this system was flawed in the fact that it didn't Read Full Article

    Cornwall City Councillor Bernadette Clement To Seek Federal Liberal Nomination for Stormont, Dundas South Glengarry

    Cornwall City Councillor Bernadette Clement To Seek Federal Liberal Nomination for Stormont, Dundas South GlengarryCornwall- Cornwall City councillor and lawyer Bernadette Clement today announced that she will seek the Liberal nomination to be the candidate in the riding of Stormont-Dundas-South Glengarry in the upcoming federal election.   In an address to a number of supporters gathered at the Best Western Parkway Inn, Clement explained why she is seeking the nomination. “I cannot stand by as we prepare to decide the future of Canada in the coming October 19, 2015 election. I’ve talked to voters throughout the Read Full Article

    Local Entrepreneur and Educator Officially Becomes Second Nomination Candidate Approved by Liberal Party of Canada

    Local Entrepreneur and Educator Officially Becomes Second Nomination Candidate Approved by Liberal Party of Canada Cornwall, Ontario – The Corey Kalsi Nomination Campaign Team is pleased to announce that on March 10th, 2015, Kalsi was officially “green-lit” by the Liberal Party of Canada as a nomination contestant for the riding of Stormont-Dundas-South Glengarry. Kalsi becomes the second contestant in the yet to be called nomination race. “Since my announcement to seek the nomination on January 21st, I have been touched by the outpouring of support and well wishes from across our riding. This community is the Read Full Article

    Logistics and Supply Chain Management students triumph at 2015 SCMA Case Competition

    Logistics and Supply Chain Management students triumph at 2015 SCMA Case Competition Cornwall, ON: Students from the inaugural year of the Logistics and Supply Chain Management program at St. Lawrence College’s Cornwall Campus demonstrated the strength of this new one-year post-diploma program by placing second at HEC Montreal and seventh overall in Canada at The Supply Chain Management Association’s (SCMA) 2015 Student Case Competition.  The February 28, 2015 competition gave students an opportunity to showcase their talents to some of the industry's top firms. Participants included Emma Budziarek, Sultan Kittaneh and Jim Sigg who Read Full Article

    Speedway honours champions

    Speedway honours championsBrian Mulligan receives the Mitch Jock Memorial Trophy from the David Family at the Cornwall Motor Speedway Banquet held in Long Sault on Saturday night. RICK YOUNG PIC Cornwall Motor Speedway Banquet. Here's the Champions with track owner Ray Lavergne. left to right Junior Delormier ( Semi Pro) Chris James (Mini Stocks) Ray Lavergne Dave Bissonnette (Pro Stocks) Corey Wheeler (Sportsman) Carey Terrance (Modified) RICK YOUNG Read Full Article

    Cornwall Lions celebrate 75 years of service

    Cornwall Lions celebrate 75 years of serviceLast Saturday night, the Cornwall Lions Club held a terrific banquet at the Best Western Parkway Inn in celebration of their 75th year in service. Guests from all 41 South Clubs, many dressed up in 1940's attire to commemorate the early beginnings of the club, enjoyed a wonderful meal and were entertained by a Frank Sinatra impersonator, Michael Mirand. The Governor, the 1st VDG and PDGs, Region and Zone Chairs were also in attendance. Letters from the Governor General of Canada, The Read Full Article


    INDEPENDENT RESEARCHERS:  MOST NEEDED!by Countess Trottier/Trotzier In a well-run Free Enterprise System, the bottom line of businesses - large and small - should show a profit. There are, of course, many factors contributing to showing a successfully well-run enterprise. Given a fair chance at succeeding, small business entrepreneurs can actually make a country:  wholesome; the residents: healthy and capable of making money for essential necessities that provide a healthy, pleasant lifestyle. With these basic points, let's examine the conditions of the City of Read Full Article

    Editorial - Taking March Break Seriously

    Editorial - Taking March Break SeriouslyMove along people! Nothing to see here this week. I decided to take March Break seriously, for once, and skip work for almost a week. Therefore, nothing of interest--well public interest anyway-- entered my mind over the last few days, which left me in a predicament for this space. Could I actually not have an editorial? Will people notice? Yes, I could have pulled my laptop on the 3 hour drive to, or back from, Syracuse where we spent a Read Full Article

    Lunenburg Man Pleads Guilty to Two Counts of Animal Cruelty Under the Ontario SPCA Act  

    LUNENBURG, ON – On March 14, 2015, George Tessier, of Lunenburg, Ontario, pled guilty to two counts of animal cruelty under the Ontario SPCA Act. The charges included: Permitting an animal to be in distress Failing to provide adequate and appropriate veterinary medical attention On May 15, 2014, the Ontario SPCA Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry Branch received a call from the Eastern Ontario Health Unit requesting assistance with a possible rabies exposure.   Arrangements were made to have a sample taken from a deceased dog in Read Full Article

    Cornwall Seaway Lions Club donates $30,000 to CCH Foundation

    Cornwall Seaway Lions Club donates $30,000 to CCH Foundation A strong show of support for the new chemotherapy program at Cornwall Community Hospital was evident at the last Cornwall Seaway Lions Club meeting.  Together their members approved a $30,000 donation to CCH Foundation to fund equipment for this new service which is anticipated to come to the hospital by the end of this year. CCH Foundation Board Treasurer, Dale McSween, along with Executive Director, Erin Killoran, accepted the cheque from Cornwall Seaway Lions Club President, Marcel Ravary, and Ribfest Chairman, Read Full Article

    Distracted Driving... did you know?

    Distracted Driving... did you know?In Ontario, texting and driving is not the only thing that can get you in trouble. According to the OPP website, anything from eating or drinking coffee, to talking to a passenger or even using your GPS can be constructed as distracted driving. The penalties for these types of offenses are: a fine of $225, plus a victim surcharge and court fee, for a total of $280 if settled out of court a fine of up to $500 if you receive a summons or Read Full Article

    Seeker Snapshot: Ravens soar to victory

    Seeker Snapshot: Ravens soar to victoryAt the 2015 Intermediate Basketball Tournament for grade 7 and 8 students, the Bishop Macdonell Ravens soared to victory. The girls team triumphed over Holy Trinity to win the championship. Coaches Danielle Andre and Sean Tierney were impressed by the sportsmanship and team play by both the girls and boys teams. Way to go, Ravens! Pictured in the back row are Sean Tierney, Micaela Lalonde, Madison Pettinella, Destiny Disotell, Zaria Primeau, Chloe Guindon, Abigail Leger, and Danielle Andre. In front Read Full Article


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