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  • 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 -- Saturday night there was a great view at the Vu Nightspot for the release of the new Coldrift music video. The video entitled Long Time Coming can be viewed here: The song is a track off their album "The Smoke After Sex". Coldrift played an energetic set Saturday night. There were over a hundred people at the Vu for the video release party. Also playing that night, opening the show, was Elly May. Photos by Jason Read Full Article

    River Kings drop OT thriller

    River Kings drop OT thriller Cornwall Ontario – Social media has lit up like a Christmas Tree recently over questions of River Kings ownership. That story might over shadow the fact that the River Kings had an exciting game Saturday night. For the second straight home game, River Kings fans were treated to an overtime thriller. But this time, the visiting Thetford-Mines Isothermic skated to a 2-1 win at the Civic Complex. The Isothermic capitalized on a turnover as Maxime Lecours connected on a setup by Maxime Villemaire at Read Full Article

    Gordon Lightfoot live and still alive

    Gordon Lightfoot live and still alive Article and Photo by Jason Setnyk. Cornwall Ontario -- Canadian Folk artist and music legend Gordon Lightfoot soothed audiences ear drums with his baritone voice and catchy acoustic riffs Friday night in Cornwall. The sound at Aultsville Theatre for Gordon Lightfoot was fantastic. The venue tried out a new high performance sound reinforcement system. "This system was a demo provided by Gerr Audio Distribution out of Brockville", explained Janet Martel, who is the General Manager of Aultsville Theatre. There were over 500 people in attendance Read Full Article

    Chris Cloutier asks for River Kings fans continued support

    Chris Cloutier asks for River Kings fans continued support Kings fans, Everyone hold on tight; all that really matters is that this team isn't going anywhere! Show up to the Civic Complex and support the Cornwall River Kings and this team stays; it's as simple as that. It doesn't matter who owns the team, we play for the crest on the front of the jersey. Any fan who was at last Saturday night's game will know how much the players appreciate the fans. Let's stick together, #24 Chris Cloutier The Cornwall River Kings take on Thetford Read Full Article

    New date for Candlelight Vigil For Recent Military and RCMP Suicides

    New date for Candlelight Vigil For Recent Military and RCMP Suicides Cornwall Ontario — Cornwall’s Friends of Vets are hosting a Candlelight Vigil for Recent Military and RCMP Suicides to honour and remember those with PTSD who took their own lives after service and to show support for their families. This event is open to everyone. People are advised to dress warm as this is an outdoor event. This event was rescheduled from the original planned date of October 22nd because of tragic events that occured in Ottawa that same day at the Read Full Article

    All about the house - to own or not to own

    All about the house - to own or not to own     Why have you not bought your own home yet? You don’t have a deposit saved yet? You haven’t held a job long enough to qualify for a mortgage? You’re just SCARED! Scared of responsibility; scared of commitment; scared of making a mistake; scared of leaving home! Well it’s the perfect time to put those fears to rest. Most of the above concerns can be alleviated by one thing: PROPER PLANNING. Your first step in NOT going to open houses or going to look Read Full Article

    A message from Sara Lauzon - 
Cornwall's Little Historian

    A message from Sara Lauzon - 
Cornwall's Little Historian   Cornwall Ontario -- Sara Lauzon (Cornwall's Little Historian) writes: For the past two years, I have been researching Cornwall’s House of Refuge facility located on Eleventh Street. What many citizens do not realize, is the entire property is a cemetery. The main purpose of my research is to discover who is buried in these pauper’s graves, and my goal is to have a monument placed on the current property in their memory. Up to date, I have researched 211 of the Read Full Article

    The winners for best floats at the Santa Claus Parade are...

    The winners for best floats at the Santa Claus Parade are...   Cornwall Ontario -- The Santa Claus Parade took place last weekend. Here's the judges' decisions on best floats: - Large Float: SCM - School: Bishop MacDonell - Local Band: Guard Nativite - Business: Royal Lepage - Dancing Group: Powell School of Dance - Clowns: Gingerbread Men - Visiting Band: Brockville LIons Steel Band - Service/Non Profit: CRFE/Centre de Ressources Familiales de l'Estrie Congratulations to all who Read Full Article

    Impersonating an officer

    Impersonating an officer When I was a child, I used to really love playing pretend. My friends and I had this whole imaginary world where we would escape for hours and hours! We played in a world where everybody was a somebody, where every soul was as important as any king or queen. We existed in a place where everyone had special gifts and powers and where even the littlest of us could accomplish greatness. It was a fabulous place and it taught Read Full Article

    Mom Talk - Liquid Gold

    Mom Talk - Liquid Gold It is a unique feeling to know that you have nourished your baby from a cell, and you are able to continue to do so with your body while you hold your baby. I just wish it was as easy as continuing to take your vitamins and eating well. I decided to breastfeed early. Turns out producing milk, finding a latch, comfort, reminding myself to eat and learning my baby is hard. It was not till my baby was several Read Full Article

    The Scoop - Apologies please

    The Scoop - Apologies please"It's always part of the wrongdoers strategy to first attack the truth teller and drag out the proceeding until the public forgets the story. The violations of law get forgotten but the questions of the whistleblowers integrity linger. It's a horrible way to repay someone who stood up for others. Especially vulnerable populations who have no voice." - Evelyn Brown, founder and CEO of Whistlewatch.org If there are ghosts from the past which need to be exorcised by the incoming Read Full Article

    Stormont Seaway Lions Club donate $1,000 to the OSPCA

    Stormont Seaway Lions Club donate $1,000 to the OSPCA Cornwall Ontario -- Stormont Seaway Lions Club donate $1,000 to the OSPCA Pictured above: Lion Marcel Ravary President, 
OSPCA Branch Manager Carol Link, Lion Wayne Read Full Article

    Jamming for Hospice raises well over $5000

    Jamming for Hospice raises well over $5000 Cornwall Ontario -- What do you get when you combine a birthday party, the best musicians around and a local charity? The 3rd Annual Jamming for Hospice, of course!  The Annual Jamming for Hospice was held on November 16th at the Agora Center (the old Nativity Hall) from 2:00 to 10:00 p.m. Patti Edwards, the event's main organizer was inspired by her friend Paul Herrington August 2012 when he informed her he was ill and missed jamming with his buddies. Patti Read Full Article

    Former City Clerk and Co-Team Cornwall founder passes away

    Former City Clerk and Co-Team Cornwall founder passes away Cornwall Ontario -- Richard Allaire, who was a former clerk for the City of Cornwall and a founding member of Team Cornwall, passed away last night. This avid hockey fan contributed a lot to our community. Thank you for your service to Cornwall. Our Read Full Article

    Showcase on Local Water Issues

    Showcase on Local Water Issues Cornwall Ontario -- The River Institute and the City of Cornwall Blueprint Program are co-hosting the Showcase on Local Water Issues at Cornwall Square today from 10am-3pm. This event is tagged as "everything you might want to know about your water but weren't sure who to ask" and features information stations that highlight drinking water quality, explore local conservation areas and wetlands, private well and septic systems, as well as provide much needed tips on how to avoid the household flooding Read Full Article

    Tim Hortons Coffee to go up by ten cents

    Tim Hortons Coffee to go up by ten cents Cornwall Ontario -- On Wednesday November 26th coffee is going to get a little more expensive at Tim Hortons. Prices on coffee are going up by 10 cents a cup. Nationally there will also be a ten cent hike on breakfast sandwich, but that hike will not be implemented in Ontario. Operation cost have increased for the famous coffee and donuts chain. Not only has the cost of gas gone up locally, but internationally, lack of rain in Brazil has helped sky Read Full Article

    River Kings teaming up with Salvation Army

    River Kings teaming up with Salvation Army Cornwall Ontario – The Salvation Army is set to launch its “Fill the Kettle” campaign and the River Kings are teaming up with the charitable organization. The River Kings have made an initial donation of $2,500 to the Salvation Army. The LNAH team is challenging other local businesses to match or donate what they can. On Saturday night, when the River Kings host the Thetford-Mines Isothermic, the Salvation Army will be on hand for a ceremonial puck drop. In addition, the Salvation Army Read Full Article

    Four days of free activities planned for National Child Day

    Four days of free activities planned for National Child Day Cornwall Ontario (Cornwall.ca) - Local families can take advantage of four days of free activities for children as part of this year’s National Child Day celebrations in Cornwall. National Child Day is on Thursday, November 20th, and to celebrate the 20th anniversary of celebrations here in Cornwall, organizers have set up a four-day schedule of events with free activities at various community facilities. The fun kicks off on Thursday, November 20th and continues through Sunday, November 23rd. Some of the free events Read Full Article

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