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McDonald Family Named Ontario Farm Family

McDonald Family Named Ontario Farm Family

                On Saturday September 26th, 2016, the McDonald family of McMaze was presented with the BMO Farm Family Award. The distinction was presented at this year’s rendition of the International Plowing Match and Rural Expo 2016, in Minto, Ontario. The McDonalds were one of 10 families recognized by the BMO this year. The award is […]

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Cornwall Historic Walking Tour officially unveiled

Cornwall Historic Walking Tour officially unveiled

Cornwall Ontario – Dignitaries from Le Village BIA, the Downtown BIA, City of Cornwall and Heart of the City officially unveiled the Cornwall Historic Walking Tour Tuesday. The tour, which includes nearly 20 large-scale historical illustrations that have been erected along the Cornwall waterfront, commemorates the rich history of the Seaway City. Tuesday’s unveiling marked the […]

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Then & Now: Jail Governor suicide made to appear as murder in 1938

Then & Now: Jail Governor suicide made to appear as murder in 1938

It was a Macabre Ending: A ten day investigation, headed by the chief of police, concluded that Cornwall Jail Governor Ralph A. Cook, for some unknown reason, arranged his own May 7/8, 1938 alleged suicide to appear as a murder. The chief of police stated: “Had it not been for the existence of strong motives for suicide, […]

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Letter to the editor from Ribfest Chairperson

Letter to the editor from Ribfest Chairperson

Our awesome Cornwall Seaway Lions Club did a fabulous job with Ribfest once again this year. Wow…what an amazing job we did! But we couldn’t have done it without our volunteers who are dedicated to helping us see this event through, and work tirelessly without pay. They do this just because they want to help, […]

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Downtown Summer Celebration coincides with Ribfest!

Downtown Summer Celebration coincides with Ribfest!

Cornwall Ontario – Summer in Cornwall means fun in the sun and plenty of deals for local shoppers. Businesses lining Pitt Street and some of the surrounding locales will be offering savings and/or extended hours to help mark the Downtown Summer Celebration. The celebration, which coincides with Cornwall Seaway Lions Club Ribfest, is inviting foodies of […]