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Carilyne Hébert invites you to her launch party

Carilyne Hébert invites you to her launch partyFor many years, Carilyne Hébert has been a dedicated volunteer and activist in her community. She is ready to take that one step further and wants to serve the City of Cornwall as your City Councilor. “I spend many hours each week contributing to worth wild causes in Cornwall. I see the need and the want for change. Real change can only come from our local government. This is why I want to be election. I want to be part of creating a brighter future for this city” The young City Council Candidate is gearing up for an exciting election campaign, but first, Read Full Article

Greek Hospitality in the middle of Cornwall

Greek Hospitality in the middle of Cornwall Roma's Restaurant may very well be one of the best Take-out in Cornwall. The food is absolutely delicious! Prices, very reasonable. So, Mary Rose and myself met with owners, Jimmy Roussakis and Manuel Roussakis to get their take on the establishment. Turns out, Roma's has been at this location on 200 McConnell since the year 2000. These are a couple charming, charismatic brothers from Greece. Jimmy tells us of his love for Greece and cooking. He told us he immigrated here in 1971, with just $99 in his pocket, and, how, to this day, he owns 1 house here in Read Full Article

MERGING TWO HOUSEHOLDS

MERGING TWO HOUSEHOLDS Part 2 of 4 SOUL MATES   Evaluating your current relationship Be realistic and practical about your relationship. Note:    Unless there is a major commitment, use caution before sacrificing your prized possessions to squeeze it all under one roof. Especially if children are involved and before considering selling your house, play it safe and rent - if you can afford it - both of your homes until the relationship has proved itself. Find out about each other’s bad habitssince no one ever knows what to expect when moving in with someone else until they witness first hand the truth of it all. Take a real glimpse into Read Full Article

FIRST MEETING OF THE SEASON

On September 3rd l’Association Focus Art Association will host its first meeting of the season 2014-2015 at le Centre Charles-Émile Claude, 146 Chevrier Ave at 7pm. The evening is an exciting event that will impact the future of the art scene in Cornwall. Candidates, who have announced their candidacy for election on October 27, are invited to meet members and the public in order to exchange on the potential of art and culture in our city. (We understand nominations are open until September 12) At the time of press, 11 of the candidates invited indicated their intention to participate in the forum: Brock Read Full Article

Toxic Waste

Toxic Waste Last week, we were asked by Seaway News editor Todd Lihou to participate in the ALS Ice bucket challenge.  The ad campaign, which has taken over social media over the last few weeks, was put together by the ALS Association of Canada as a means to raise awareness about the disease.  As I am writing this, the campaign has raised over 80 million dollars and this number is increasing each day. It was a beautiful sunshiny Monday Morning and we arrived at the Civic Complex happy and up to the dare.  We were greeted by City employee Kevin Lajoie and Mr. Read Full Article

House Wreckers wanted...

House Wreckers wanted... Are you or someone you know more like MacGyver than Mike Holmes? New HGTV Canada series, I Wrecked My House, hosted by comedian Steve Patterson is looking for un-handy homeowners with an eccentric, unconventional approach to home repairs. Who says you can’t use old crutches to hold up the stairs? Your leg healed, so why not put those crutches to good use. Better yet, how about using a car jack to hold up that beam in the basement? If your go-to tool for home repair is more likely to be a roll of duct tape rather than a screw driver Read Full Article

SLC Welcomes Students with Orientation and Welcome Week

SLC Welcomes Students with Orientation and Welcome Week   St. Lawrence College is getting ready to welcome students on September 2 with activities kicking-off at 8:30 am on the Cornwall Campus.  Students can participate in campus tours, information sessions, a BBQ, and games. Orientation provides a great opportunity for students to familiarize themselves with their college community, meet new friends, connect with faculty, and establish relationships important during the next step in the college experience. Soon the campus will be a buzz with student engagement continuing through Welcome Week activities. Welcome Week also provides students with information on support and services available on campus. “There is a lot of opportunity for Read Full Article

TD Friends of the Environment Foundation celebrates fifth anniversary by planting trees...

TD Friends of the Environment Foundation celebrates fifth anniversary by planting trees...Fifty thousand trees will be planted nationwide.   Angela D Parker,  The Cornwall Site Coordinator of TD Tree Days, Cornwall, is thrilled to Invite you to participate in the event. Some  40 spots are left to fill for non-TD employees for SD&G. "Come out and enjoy a Sunday morning at Gray's Creek Conservation Area planting trees with your community", says Parker. "Did you know that trees provide us with food and oxygen? ...Two of life's essentials! Trees are extremely important for our health and our ecosystem. Help us plant 575 trees on Sunday, September 21 from 9:00 am until noon." For more Read Full Article

LTE: Canadian Blood Services still discriminates against gay men

LTE: Canadian Blood Services still discriminates against gay men Dear Seeker, Although Canada has lifted a nearly 30-year-old ban on gay men giving blood, though for the time being only those abstinent for a period of 5 years are allowed to donate. The best way any community could help out the relief efforts is to volunteer time, money and blood. As a gay male, it is easy to donate time or money; however, the last one is an issue all on its own. The Annual Mayor-Media Blood Donor Clinic will take place next Tuesday at the Cornwall Civic Complex. I would love to participate in in the blood donor clinic and possibly help save someone’s life but The Canadian Read Full Article

Mayor-Media Blood Donor Clinic

Mayor-Media Blood Donor Clinic Cornwall Ontario -- The Annual Mayor-Media Blood Donor Clinic will take place on Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at the CORNWALL CIVIC COMPLEX, Salons A, B & C from 12:00 noon to 3:30 p.m., and from 5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Canadian Blood Services is hoping for over 300 donors that day to roll up their sleeves and give blood. “During the summer months, we all change our routines and take vacations, so donating blood isn’t always top of mind. Meanwhile, daily in our region, there are hospital patients who can’t take vacations requiring blood transfusions for surgeries, cancer treatments and other procedures,” notes Mayor Bob Read Full Article

United Way receives sponsorship for Zombie Run

United Way receives sponsorship for Zombie Run August 25, 2014 – United Way/Centraide of Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry received sponsorship funds from TV COGECO Cornwall in support of their annual Zombie Run being held at McMaze on Saturday, September 6, 2014. This is the second year for the United Way SD&G event. “This sponsorship from TV COGECO Cornwall is an amazing boost for the Zombie Run. We are thrilled and so thankful for their support. The generosity of TV COGECO Cornwall, along with McMaze and many other local businesses will help to make the run a success”, says Lori Greer, Executive Director of United Way. Greer said that Read Full Article

Big Brother Big Sister Bursaries

Big Brother Big Sister BursariesCornwall Ontario -- Two former Little Brothers who are heading off to college received bursaries that will help put a dent in their educational costs thanks to a local charitable organization. Mikael Brisebois and Patrick Atchison each received a generous bursary of $1500 from local charity Rachel’s Kids. Rachel’s Kids was founded by local dentist, Dr. Rachel Navaneelan. The organization helps children in need as well as supporting several education initiatives, including awarding scholarships and building schools. Rachel’s Kids helps local children, as well as children around the world. Mikael Brisebois has been a Little with the Big Brothers Big Sisters One-on-One Mentoring Read Full Article

Seeker Snapshot: Ring of Fire Johnny Cash Tribute

Seeker Snapshot: Ring of Fire Johnny Cash Tribute Cornwall Ontario -- The legendary Port Theatre in Cornwall hosted yet another cover show, this time the Ring of Fire Tribute to Johnny Cash. This Seeker Snapshot was taken by Jason Read Full Article

Corus Radio Cornwall Launches 104.5 Fresh FM and boom 101.9 Today

Corus Radio Cornwall Launches 104.5 Fresh FM and boom 101.9 TodayCornwall Ontario -- Corus Radio Cornwall kicks off back-to-school with the launch of two new radio stations, 104.5 Fresh FM and boom 101.9, bringing listeners today’s chart topping artists as well as the best of greatest hits. 104.5 Fresh FM breezes into the city at 11 a.m. (ET) and kicks things off with Hideaway by Kiesza. The station will feature today’s fresh music and yesterday’s best hits from popular artists such as Pink, Maroon 5 and Bruno Mars to Bon Jovi, Black Eyed Peas and Train. Jimmy Kalaitzis and Sue Stewart return to anchor the new Fresh Mornings with Shannon Brooksbank Read Full Article

Some of Cornwall's Print Media participate in ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Some of Cornwall's Print Media participate in ALS Ice Bucket Challenge    Seeker Chicks Mai-Liis Renaud and Julia Lucio, along with  Hugo Rodrigues of the Standard-Freeholder,  Adam Brazeau and Todd Lihou of the Seaway News participated in the Ice Bucket Challenge this morning.  The Social Media publicity stunt was started by the ALS Association  to raise awareness about the disease.   Radio and TV medias were challenged to follow suit. Here's their Read Full Article

L'association Focus Art Association to hold Candidate Forum September 3rd

L'association Focus Art Association to hold Candidate Forum September 3rd L'Association FOCUS ART Association held a press conference in front of City Hall early Friday Morning.  Rose Desnoyers, the sitting president for the Association, had a big announcement to make. "L'Association FOCUS ART Association is a group of nearly one hundred visual artists interested in developing their skills and promoting art and culture in Cornwall and the area", Desnoyers said. "We believe strongly that through art, each society identifies its values, its aspirations, its worries and its qualification of beauty. It believes each government that truly aspires to give its citizens quality of life must consider the dimensions of culture and Read Full Article

A SUNDAY SUPPER

A SUNDAY SUPPERI made this tasty oven-meal this past Sunday. Anyone using Ontario Hydro can appreciate this thought. When my oven is on, I try to cook as many things as possible at the same time to save $$$$. This past Sunday I made my sister-in-law Kathy's Chicken Recipe and baked a bunch of potatoes to have for more than one meal and then I also made two lovely fruit crisps. The crisps were a mixture of fresh peaches, raspberries from my garden and frozen wild blueberries. It was a delicious supper and I had enough leftovers to feed us Monday evening Read Full Article

Mayor Kilger gets soaked for ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Mayor Kilger gets soaked for ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Cornwall Ontario -- Mayor Bob Kilger, Councillor David Murphy, retired Cornwall police officer Thom Racine and long-time local sports volunteer Rod McLeod participated in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge on Friday morning. The foursome were challenged by local sports volunteer and respected community member Brian Tardiff, who is battling ALS. The challenge took place near the entrance to the Benson Centre, home of the Cornwall Girls Hockey Association which Mr. Tardiff has been involved with for over 25 years. The mild-mannered Mr. Tardiff was on hand and all smiles as his friends were doused with ice cold water. Before getting soaked, the foursome issued Read Full Article

MERGING TWO HOUSEHOLDS

MERGING TWO HOUSEHOLDSPart 1 of 4 Part of being organized is knowing what to do when two people move in the same space.  It can be a roommate status or moving in with your soul mate.  In any case, it means blending two households and there are golden rules to be applied. ROOMMATES Box up and store duplicate things. Write a simple but precise signed agreement covering financial responsibility for: the rent or mortgage, utilities, insurance, and other monthly expenses. Include: what happens if one party becomes unable to provide his or her share, and the conditions under which the agreement can be dissolved. Pay special attention to cooking and shopping by deciding if Read Full Article

Have you met the Taco Man?

Have you met the Taco Man? Tested by John Lucio and Mary Rose Shortly after Tampicos had opened in Cornwall, my wife and I tried their food and were very happy. Ecstatic. We've been eating their food religiously ever since. This far from Mexico, finding exceptional Mexican food is not easy. I know. I'm from Texas, where delicious Mexican food is everywhere. But here, before discovering Tampicos, trying to find cuisine like this was like trying to find poutine in Texas. It is extremely unlikely that you will find poutine in Texas, let alone delicious poutine, the kind you savour. I'm just putting that out there to Read Full Article

On the weeks of Sept 5, 12 and 19, the Seeker will be doing door-to-door trial runs in the Cornwall Area

We are doubling weekly production and will distribute door to door on top of our regular 55 locations accross town.

Additional drop offs will be made as far east as Lancaster, north to Moose Creek
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