News and Announcements

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Avonmore Bank Scheduled For Closure

Town Hall Meeting February 13th Scotiabank has recently made public their plan to close the branch in Avonmore, one of three area banks pegged for closure. In spite of a 100-year-plus association with this community, and the fact that per capita it is one of their more profitable branches, head office has decreed that a […]

 Jason Setnyk

Snowfall warning for Cornwall Ontario issued tonight and Friday!

Environment Canada says, “Significant snowfall of 15 to 25 cm tonight and Friday. A winter storm will affect the regions tonight and Friday.” Drivers can expect low visibility at times.

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February 8th About the House

Dear Joe, I have an old home that I believe was built in the 30s or 40s.  I have several outlets throughout the house that are the old 2 slot kind.  This is quite inconvenient as most new appliances have either three prong plugs or those ones where one prong is bigger than the other.  […]

 Jason Setnyk

Walter Gretzky coming to Cornwall on April 7th!

Cornwall, Ontario – On Sunday, April 7th, 2013 Scotiabank will present Cornwall hockey fans with a unique chance to see some of the most renowned hockey players of all time, Hockey Hall of Famers, Stanley Cup winners, and special guest Coach and Ambassador for the game, Walter Gretzky (dad of the Great One). The NHL […]

 Jason Setnyk

Flying high at Winterfest!

The Cornwall Kite Club invites anyone and everyone to come to the Salons in the Civic Complex on February 15, from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. to make a kite. All materials will be supplied. From 5:00 until 6:00, we will hold a group kite fly during the opening ceremonies of Winterfest. People are welcome to […]

 Jason Setnyk

Brian Lynch: Urgent need for more long-term care beds in Cornwall area

Dear Seeker Chicks, The current debate over the possible conversion of the Cornwall General Hospital site into a long- term care facility highlights the urgent need for more long- term care beds in Cornwall & SD&G to serve the needs of our seniors who make up 20% of the local population. At the present time, […]

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Chamber Issues Warning About Anti-Spam Legislation

February 6, 2013 – The Cornwall & Area Chamber of Commerce is raising the alarm about new ‘anti-spam’ regulations the federal government has recently announced.  The alarm comes as a result of a bulletin issued by the Canadian Chamber of Commerce. “This legislation has taken a ‘ban-all’ approach to regulating commercial electronic messages (CEM’s)”, states […]

 Jason Setnyk

Water advisory issued for St. Albert Ontario

The Eastern Ontario Health Unit (EOHU) of Prescott Russell is advising residents of St. Albert Ontario not to drink water from their wells due to a possible contamination after Sunday’s fire at the St. Albert’s cheese factory. The Canadian Red Cross will help distributed water to the village’s 500-600 inhabitants through a door to door campaign.