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Moment of Silence at River Kings game for fallen soldier

Moment of Silence at River Kings game for fallen soldier Cornwall Ontario -- There have been tributes and moments of silence all across Canada this week including at the Cornwall River Kings game on Saturday night. MP Guy Lauzon, MPP Jim McDonell, and Mayor Bob Kilger, joined veterans, and team owner Brock Frost at centre ice for a moment of silence to pay respect to the fallen soldier. There was free admission to all military personnel, veterans and first responders (police, fire, paramedics) to tonight's game. This photo was submitted by Erin Fry. There was also a vigil today at the War memorial in Cornwall, and a large vigil in Ottawa, where people paid their respects and Read Full Article

Hospice Pumpkin Fest 2014 raises $3,080

Hospice Pumpkin Fest 2014 raises $3,080 Cornwall Ontario -- The winning masterpiece was carved by Raoul Johnson, but the real winners were Hospice and those in the community who have had family members and friends use their services. Hospice Pumpkin Fest 2014 raised $3,080 at the Cornwall Square Shopping Mall. . . . . . About the Hospice: This 10 bed facility, located in Cornwall, Ontario provides end of life care in a home like setting to the residents of the City of Cornwall, Stormont, Dundas, and Glengarry, as well as Prescott and Russell Read Full Article

What type of councilor does Brock Frost want to be? Here you go...

What type of councilor does Brock Frost want to be?  Here you go... With a few days before Election Day, I wanted to take this opportunity to address the readers of this paper one last time. Rather than discussing policy or criticize the current Council (I am exhausted from the negativity), I feel it is necessary to explain “What type of councillor I hope to be.” To explain this point further, I would like to turn back the clock to September 27th of this year. For those who are not familiar with the events of that evening, it took place the night of the debate at the Cornwall Public Library. That evening, I was taken Read Full Article

Trench Town Oddities to open for Big Wreck on Monday

Trench Town Oddities to open for Big Wreck on Monday Cornwall Ontario -- The Trench Town Oddities who have been touring and playing concerts for years are starting to see their hard work pay off. Locally they have had the opportunity to play gigs such as Lift Off, opening for Down with Webster in 2013. Now they have earned the opportunity to open for a well established rock band in New York state on Monday. "Its truly an honour to be sharing the bill with one of Canada's best rock acts, Big Wreck! I've seen them several times, one being right here in Cornwall at Lift Off, and I have to Read Full Article

SLC Sharks Men's Hockey Team take Gold at Invitational

SLC Sharks Men's Hockey Team take Gold at Invitational Toronto Ontario -- The SLC-Cornwall men’s hockey team began the 2014-15 season at the George Brown College Invitational on Friday October 24th. The one day tournament guaranteed the Sharks a minimum of three games, with the potential of playing five depending on the team’s success during the round robin. Game One: vs. University of Toronto-Scarborough The Sharks pulled out a 4-0 victory in their first game of the season against the club team from the University of Toronto-Scarborough. Matt Gregoire and Brian Landry scored two goals each for the Sharks, with Ryan Cooper earning the shutout. Game Two: vs. Humber College It was a tough Read Full Article

Ontario Hockey Academy students meet Mario Lemieux

Ontario Hockey Academy students meet Mario Lemieux New Hampshire - Some of Cornwall's Ontario Hockey Academy teams are on the road this weekend including the OHA Boys Gold team and the OHA Boys White team. Both teams are playing in a tournament in New Hampshire. It was a super experience for the boys, including Stefan Quinz and Tyler Planetta pictured here, as they had the opportunity to hang out with NHL legend Mario Lemieux. Inducted immediately to the Hockey Hall of Fame after retirement, Mario Lemieux is ranked seventh all-time in NHL scoring with 690 goals and 1,033 assists. He is a two time Stanley Cup champion as Read Full Article

Over 3,000 residents cast ballots during advance voting period

Over 3,000 residents cast ballots during advance voting periodA total of 3,203 ballots were cast by Cornwall residents during the advance voting period for the 2014 municipal election. The total is down slightly from the 3,879 advance votes cast during the 2010 municipal election, but officials are nonetheless quite pleased with the result. “We’re hoping for a high level of voter participation in this year’s election and the turnout we experienced for the advance voting is a great start,” said City Clerk Helen Finn. “We’re asking every voter to be a part of the process and cast a ballot on Monday. It only takes a few minutes.” With the advance voting Read Full Article

LTE: City and Community Action Group Jargon Spin and Fumble

LTE: City and Community Action Group Jargon Spin and FumbleDear Seeker, Citizens and candidates alike are all suckered by the 'excuses' of city vs. county dwelling costs due the hyperbole' about taxes. CCAG may well have used City Logo when they should not have, but, is the City using this argument as smoke and mirrors as at this point in the election, it is immaterial, period.. The arguments on both sides of the equation speak little of what citizens in and out of Cornwall feel about the differences in services vs property taxes. The fact is one uses property tax money as the 'excuse' for not living in Cornwall, while others nit pic Read Full Article

Zac Tierney gets game winner for the Cornwall Colts

 Zac Tierney gets game winner for the Cornwall Colts Cornwall Ontario (CornwallColts.ca) -- The Nepean Raiders tried their best to erase a two-goal deficit, but the Cornwall Colts would not be denied the victory and hung on to win, 4-3. A goal by Peter Angelopoulos put Cornwall up 3-1 in the second period, but Nepean pulled to within one on Josh Zizek's tally 3:27 into the third period. The Colts' offense rang up 38 shots on the Raiders' net. Cornwall was led by Zac Tierney, who tallied one goal and one assist. Tierney scored 17:29 into the third period to make the score 4-3 Cornwall. Nick Lalonde provided the assist. Cornwall also Read Full Article

54 photos chosen for the 2014 Annual Juried Photography Exhibition

54 photos chosen for the 2014 Annual Juried Photography Exhibition Cornwall Ontario -- 54 Photos have been selected for the 2014 Annual Juried Photography Exhibition. The jurors were Greg Peerenboom of the Standard Freeholder and Cheryl Hazelton from Cheryl Anne Photography. There were 72 entries and 54 pieces were chosen for display. Awards Ceremony: Saturday, November 8, 2014 at 2:00 pm Fifth Annual Juried Photo Show: November 5 – November 28, 2014 First Name Last Name  Title Lynne Ayers The Market art Sête Lynne Ayers Café Misteln Lynne Ayers Raisin River Frank Burelle Rony Frank Burelle Emma Bernard Carriere Racing the Storm Bernard Carriere Set in Stone Bernard Carriere Broken Dreams Jane Cass Reflected Jane Cass Morning Mist Angie Dilaj Untitled Angie Dilaj Untitled Dean Ducas Balance on Long Climb Dean Ducas Refletions at Sheek Island Dean Ducas Gosts on Doomed Bridge Constance Ferguson Ice Falls Kharim Hogan High Street Kharim Hogan When Time Stand Still Odile Jalbert Chute touchée par le Soleil Odile Jalbert Givre Effleuvré Par le Soleil Levant Odile Jalbert Enchantement en Forêt Bruce Julien 1, 2, Read Full Article

It's a new day for Canada

It's a new day for CanadaNever did I fathom that I someday could have to explain to my children what to do if a bad man with a gun ever entered their school. I mean, this is Canada! This is a country that is well known, all over the world, for being peaceful and safe! Besides, how do you explain terrorism to a four or five year old? On Wednesday, our Nation's Capital was put under attack. Michael Zehaf-Bibeau, A 32-year-old Canadian man from Quebec who had recently converted to Islam, shot and killed a 24 year old Canadian soldier, Nathan Cirillo, as he was Read Full Article

Mick Foley is the King of the Comedy Ring

Mick Foley is the King of the Comedy Ring Cornwall Ontario -- It was a night of nostalgia and laughs for about 150 wrestling fans who saw a legend on stage Wednesday night at the Ramada Inn in Cornwall. WWE Hall of Famer and New York Times Best Selling Author Mick Foley was in town for some spoken word and comedy as a part of his Hardcore Legend Tour. His "Tales From Wrestling Past" brought fans closer to the wrestling world. Mick Foley has had many wrestling persona's over his career including Mankind, Dude Love, and Cactus Jack. Foley brought the persona of Mankind alive when he took out Mr. Read Full Article

Youth exchange brings International students to Cornwall

Youth exchange brings International students to Cornwall Cornwall Ontario -- A group of volunteers from Vietnam and other parts of Canada arrived in Cornwall this week for a unique two-month culture and volunteer exchange through the Canada World Youth organization. The volunteers will be staying with host families and completing work placements with organizations such as the Agape Centre, Canadian Cancer Society and United Way! On Tuesday, they received an official welcome from Mayor Bob Kilger and a short tour of the City on a Cornwall Transit bus. Welcome to Read Full Article

River Kings offer free admission for local heroes

River Kings offer free admission for local heroes Cornwall Ontario -- In light of the tragedy that occurred yesterday at Parliament Hill, the River Kings would like to extend an invitation for free admission to all military personnel, veterans and first responders (police, fire, paramedics) to Saturday’s game. “The tragedy that occurred at Parliament Hill was shameful, full of hate, and meant to create fear in our country,” said River Kings owner Brock Frost. “The men and women who protect us did their job and I for one am forever grateful.” A moment of silence will also be held prior to puck drop. “This small token of gratitude is my way Read Full Article

Local Lawyer Co-Chairs OBA TECHxpo 2.0

Local Lawyer Co-Chairs OBA TECHxpo 2.0 Michele Allinotte helps Improve Access to Justice through Technology TORONTO – Cornwall lawyer Michele R.J. Allinotte will lead the Ontario Bar Association’s TECHxpo 2.0 team at an October 23rd conference to help lawyers improve the efficiency, security and affordability of their services through technological innovation. Hosted at the OBA’s Conference Centre, this annual event is designed to give lawyers hands-on exposure to hardware and software specifically designed to modernize the practice of law. TECHxpo 2.0 will connect practitioners with the developers and vendors of cutting-edge legal technologies. The full-day event will focus on lawyers’ ability to: PROTECT their data and devices from cybercrime, Read Full Article

Candlelight Vigil For Recent Military and RCMP Suicides postponed

Candlelight Vigil For Recent Military and RCMP Suicides postponedAt the request of Cornwall Police Service and due to recent events in Ottawa today, Gary Samler, president of Friends of Vets feels that it is important that to postpone the Vigil For Recent Military and RCMP Suicides that was scheduled tonight for the safety and security of all our citizens.  A new date will be announced in the upcoming Read Full Article

Ottawa under lockdown, Gunman shot dead, others possibly on the loose

Ottawa under lockdown, Gunman shot dead, others possibly on the loose Ottawa Ontario --  Ottawa is on lock down this afternoon after 30-50 gunshots have been reported.  Streets are blocked, traffic has been redirected, and schools are also on lock down. People in the area have been told to stay away from windows. There were shootings inside Parliament Hill, the War Memorial and near the Rideau Centre. Multiple gunmen are suspected, one reportedly shot dead, and two more possibly still on the loose. Prime Minister Stephen Harper and MP Guy Lauzon are reportedly safe. One soldier, a reservist from Hamilton,  was reported shot this morning and taken to the Ottawa Hospital. The Soldier was reported as Read Full Article

Cornwall Fire Fighters Endorse Clement, E MacDonald and Murphy

Cornwall Fire Fighters Endorse Clement, E MacDonald and Murphy Cornwall Ontario -- Cornwall’s Professional fire fighters today announced their endorsement of City Council candidates Bernadette Clement, Elaine MacDonald and David Murphy. “These candidates have a strong record of supporting public safety, as well as fire fighters” said local President Jason Crites. “We support those that support us.” “We want to ensure that we elect people who understand the important role fire fighters play in our community, which is why we will be supporting Bernadette, Elaine and David,” added Read Full Article

Five Questions with City Council Candidate Glen Grant

Five Questions with City Council Candidate Glen Grant Here are Five Questions with 2014 Cornwall Ontario City Council candidate Glen Grant. 1 – Tell the voters a bit about yourself. What skills and experience would make you a good candidate for Council? I was born in cornwall and over the years I have participated in many sports both as a player and coach. Playing and coaching assists me in working as a team as well as demonstrating leadership qualities. My working life at domtar which included union leadership positions and supervisory experience in various staff positions. 2. In what ways could we improve economic development and how can we make cornwall Read Full Article

Lift-Off 2015 is July 9th to July 12th!

Lift-Off 2015 is July 9th to July 12th!Cornwall Ontario -- Save the date Cornwall! The 21st Anniversary of Cornwall Lift-off takes place from July 9th to July 12th 2015. Here are some Seeker Snapshots of Lift Off 2014: Alan Doyle of Great Big Sea Glass Tiger 54-40 About Cornwall Lift-Off (ChooseCornwall.ca): Cornwall Lift-Off was founded in 1994 and has since hosted back-to-back Canadian National Hot Air Balloon Championships in 1996 and 1997. The success of the festival has grown considerably since its modest beginnings in 1994. Each year, the festival welcomes approximately 25 hot-air balloon teams, the Homenuik Rides carnival, a spectacular fireworks display, Family Zone, and great local and international musical entertainment. Read Full Article

Results from September 1st to October 19, 2014

Up until October 19th, according to our poll, this is who your Mayor would have been and  what your coucil would have looked like. 

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