Don Smith

Then and Now – Ice ice baby

Then and Now – Ice ice baby

Cornwall Ontario – With these recent temperature fluctuations, we’ve certainly been experiencing a fair deal of outdoor ice and icicles hanging off of roofs, which hearkens to mind related matters. Not so many years ago commercial ice making was a very different endeavor than nowadays. Prior to the widespread use of automatic home refrigeration, Cornwallites relied […]

 Don Smith

Don Smith’s Then and Now: St. Lawrence Sanitorium

Don Smith’s Then and Now: St. Lawrence Sanitorium

Cornwall Ontario – Your weekly dose of Local History! In the 1930s and 40s, Tuberculosis, caused by a bacterial infection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis, was easily spread through the air by coughing/sneezing and typically caused such symptoms as fever, night sweats, chills, fatigue, loss of appetite, weight loss, chest pain and coughing up of blood. Commonly […]

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Cornwall receives Bicycle Friendly Community Awards

Cornwall receives Bicycle Friendly Community Awards

Cornwall Ontario – The Share the Road Cycling Coalition (Share the Road) announced today the latest Bicycle Friendly Community (BFC) awards for Ontario. The following communities were awarded new Bicycle Friendly status, all at the Bronze level: The City of Cambridge, The Town of Collingwood, The City of Cornwall, The City of Temiskaming Shores and […]

 Jason Setnyk

Interview with Madchild from Swollen Members touring Ontario

Interview with Madchild from Swollen Members touring Ontario

Cornwall Ontario – Madchild, a member of the once insanely popular hip hop group Swollen Members, is touring Ontario this January as a part of his Canadian Tour. Adorned in ink and spitting sick rhymes, the talented rapper is playing live January 11th in Kingston at the Overtime Sports Bar. The next night, on January […]

 Jason Setnyk

Jason Setnyk presents his Top 16 interviews of 2016

Jason Setnyk presents his Top 16 interviews of 2016

Cornwall Ontario — The list of headline stories from 2016 is massive. They include Wendal Clark announcing an IIHF World Jr’s Exhibition game in Cornwall, the first ever Cornwall Music Fest, Mary Patrick winning two silver medals at the Pan Am Games, the announcement of possible school closures, and so much more. This only scratches […]

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Brookdale Avenue reconstruction complete – reopens to traffic

Brookdale Avenue reconstruction complete – reopens to traffic

Cornwall Ontario – The City of Cornwall, Federal Bridge Corporation Ltd. and Louis W. Bray Construction Ltd. would like to advise the public that Brookdale Avenue is now reopened to traffic. “This has been an extensive and comprehensive gateway infrastructure project involving the road, sewers and watermains. It will be of great lasting benefit to […]

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Olymel employees give BIG to the Optimist Toy Drive

Olymel employees give BIG to the Optimist Toy Drive

Cornwall Ontario – The Olymel employees donated a huge amount of toys and gift cards to the toy drive making their first year contributing to the cause very impressive! Olymel is a Canadian leader in the slaughtering, processing and distribution of pork and poultry meats, with facilities in Quebec, Ontario, Alberta, Saskatchewan and New Brunswick. The […]

 Mai-Liis Renaud

The Secret Literary Life of Alan Bain

The Secret Literary Life of Alan Bain

Cornwall Ontario – If you want to find out what local artist and author Alan Bain has been up to recently, now is your chance! Today, on  Saturday, Nov. 19th, from 11am – 4pm, come to Coles Bookstore, Cornwall Square and see for yourselves! The Seeker is an avid supporter of the Arts and Culture in […]

 Jason Setnyk

Cornwall Nationals split weekend contests

Cornwall Nationals split weekend contests

Cornwall Ontario – It was a weekend of firsts for the Federal Hockey League’s newest team, the Cornwall Nationals. Cornwall picked up its first road victory on Friday night before falling for the first time on Saturday night on home ice, a 3-2 defeat at the hands of the Watertown Wolves. Ed Zdolshek made 32 […]

 Jason Setnyk

Cornwall Nationals add defenceman Zackary Rheaume

Cornwall Nationals add defenceman Zackary Rheaume

Cornwall Ontario – General Manager Mitch Gagne and the Cornwall Nationals have come to terms with defenceman Zackary Rheaume. The 22-year-old blueliner from Ottawa was impressive during last weekend’s training camp at the Civic Complex. Rheaume, 6-foot-3, 190 lbs., played for the Gloucester Rangers and Ottawa Jr. Senators in the CCHL. Cornwall hosts Watertown in […]

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