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James Green and the Blues Electric at La Maison Tavern

James Green and the Blues Electric at La Maison Tavern Cornwall Ontario -- Award winning band James Green and the Blues Electric played a fantastic set at La Maison Tavern on Saturday night. Over the past decade James Green, Marc-Andre Drouin, and John McColgan have established themselves as one of the best blues bands in Montreal. The band has played the Montreal Jazz Festival, various Blues festivals and the Chicago Music-Fest. James Green has been playing guitar since 1979 and has toured the world playing with various bands. With his band The Blushing Brides he played concerts with legendary musicians such as James Cotton and Edgar Winter. Another notable highlight for James Read Full Article

Cornwall Chamber of Commerce Announces New Executive

Cornwall Chamber of Commerce Announces New Executive Cornwall Ontario – The Cornwall Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors today announced its Executive Committee for 2014. Those elected were Kevin Hargreaves, President, Nada Kovinich, 1st Vice President; Paul Desnoyers, Treasurer, Rick Shaver, Past President and Chair of the Board, and the Chamber’s Executive Manager, Lezlie Strasser. Mr. Hargreaves also announced that Leigh MacDonald, a local TD Canada Trust Branch Manager was elected at the Chamber’s recent AGM as a Director replacing Eric McDonell who has stepped down as a Director. Hargreaves noted some of the issues the Chamber will be addressing in the months ahead. “It has already been a Read Full Article

Cornwall Community Police to serve up meals for Special Olympics

Cornwall Community Police to serve up meals for Special Olympics Cornwall Ontario -- Cornwall Community Police will be serving free meals at Au Vieux Duluth in exchange for a donation to Torch Run for the Special Olympics of Ontario. The event takes place on Tuesday April 22nd from 11am to 9pm. In addition to delicious food and supporting a great cause, there will also be some live entertainment including comedian Mark Vincent who will be performing at 2pm. For more info visit the event page on Read Full Article

Motley Crue tribute band Crued live at La Maison

Motley Crue tribute band Crued live at La Maison Cornwall Ontario -- Motley Crue tribute band Crued returned to La Maison Tavern Thursday night. Once again they played a full house. Adorned in costumes and make up they played all the Motley Crue hits. There was lots of energy and movement in their set, and they successfully recreated the Motley Crue experience. This show was promoted and hosted by Rodney Rivette of Rockstar Party Productions. This has been a busy week for the Cornwall music scene that included a 50th Anniversary Tribute to the Beatles at the Port, and 2014 Juno Award winning band Protest the Hero playing the Vu Night Read Full Article


LETTING GO OF ITEMS OF SENTIMENTAL VALUEWhy You Are Not Able To let Go Because your things have a sentimental value, they are an anchor to a memory of a past event. You are afraid of losing the past completely but fear is never a good guide. When you realize you are led by fear, try to replace it with curiosity and confidence. Your things are important to you considering the events symbolizing them; for example, a ticket stub for a movie you saw with a good friend before he moved away and added to your possessions of sentimental value. These objects are just objects, their value change Read Full Article

Green Cleaning Service now Expanding

Green Cleaning Service now Expanding With the hustle and bustle of everyday life, house cleaning can often feel like a strenuous chore that can take up too much time and as a result, is often put on the back burner. Spring is right around the corner, and many people are looking forward to the beautiful fresh air, warmer weather and wide open windows. With this refreshing time of year comes the annual ritual of spring cleaning. A ritual that, for many, creates a true sense of rejuvenation as well as a sense of work overload. Suzie Cleans Green, a local eco-friendly and biodegradable cleaning service Read Full Article

Interview with 2014 Juno Award winning band Protest the Hero

Interview with 2014 Juno Award winning band Protest the Hero Cornwall Ontario -- In was just a few weeks ago that Protest the Hero won the Juno Award for best Metal/Hard Music Album of the Year. It is probably no surprize that when this very talented band played a show in Cornwall Ontario on Tuesday night at the Vu Nightspot it sold-out. The band is on tour supporting their new album "Volition". Here is Jason Setnyk's interview with Luke Hoskin, lead guitarist and backing vocalist of 2014 Juno Award Winning band Protest the Hero. #1 - Describe the experience and feeling of winning a Juno Award. It feels really good. I never thought growing Read Full Article

Work begins to decommission temporary CBSA Port of Entry

Work begins to decommission temporary CBSA Port of EntryThe City of Cornwall would like to advise the public that the Canada Border Services Agency has started to decommission the temporary Port of Entry on Brookdale Avenue at the traffic circle. City officials have received a work schedule from CBSA that calls for the temporary site to be cleared by the end of April, with asphalt roadway repair completed by the end of May. Should everything proceed according to schedule, it’s expected the northbound detour will be removed and the northbound lanes of Brookdale Avenue will reopen to traffic by the end of the month. “The decommissioning plan calls for the site Read Full Article

MPW "Infiltration" coming to town

MPW History was made last month when the 6' ft. 2" amazon Persephone Vice was victorious in a 15 Superstar Battle Royal, becoming the first woman to earn a shot at the Mecca Pro Wrestling World Championship. On April 26th at "Infiltration", live from the Agora Centre in Cornwall, Vice will go head to head with the current reigning and defending MPW Champion, Payne. If Persephone Vice were to be victorious, she would then again make history by becoming the first woman in Ontario to win a major title outside her gender. Other featured matches signed for this must see TVCogeco Read Full Article

Local Music Fan Ryan Theoret meets Ozzy Osbourne of Black Sabbath

Local Music Fan Ryan Theoret meets Ozzy Osbourne of Black Sabbath The following is a review of the Black Sabbath concert in Ottawa by Cornwall music fan Ryan Theoret and the VIP experience of meeting Ozzy Osbourne. The photograph of Ryan Theoret and Ozzy Osbourne is used with permission. Here is Ryan Theoret's review and recollections of the show: On Sunday, April 13th, fans gathered in their masses to witness the reunited heavy metal pioneers Black Sabbath rock the nation's capital. Of the 13,000 tickets sold, some fans, including myself, were fortunate enough to purchase a VIP package full of perks. While early entry into the Canadian Tire Centre was nice, it was Read Full Article



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