Don Smith

Then & Now: Jail Governor suicide made to appear as murder in 1938

Then & Now: Jail Governor suicide made to appear as murder in 1938

It was a Macabre Ending: A ten day investigation, headed by the chief of police, concluded that Cornwall Jail Governor Ralph A. Cook, for some unknown reason, arranged his own May 7/8, 1938 alleged suicide to appear as a murder. The chief of police stated: “Had it not been for the existence of strong motives for suicide, […]

 Don Smith

Then & Now : Historic West Front

Then & Now : Historic West Front

The 1957 Annexation saw Cornwall grow from just over a single square mile to 30 square miles. However, West Front was not one of the early suburbs in the former Cornwall Township that became a Cornwall neighborhood on January 1, 1957 when the City annexed much of the Township. Rather, it was an area along […]

 Jason Setnyk

Sara Lauzon’s House of Refuge Monument Unveiling

Sara Lauzon’s House of Refuge Monument Unveiling

Ingleside Ontario – On Saturday, July 23rd, 2016, at 10am, Sara Lauzon invites the public to join her at the St. Lawrence Valley Cemetery in Ingleside Ontario, to commemorate the lives of 29 House of Refuge inmates that were originally buried on the House of Refuge property (and relocated to the Ingleside Cemetery with unmarked […]

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City of Cornwall Erecting Banners to Celebrate War of 1812

City of Cornwall Erecting Banners to Celebrate War of 1812

Cornwall Ontario — Residents will notice a change to the streetscape in Cornwall’s commercial areas with the arrival of new street banners highlighting local events and figures from the War of 1812. The colourful banners are replacing existing City banners on Water Street and in the Downtown and Le Village areas. Installation of the new […]

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MP Lauzon announces Feds support of Lost Villages Historical Society

MP Lauzon announces Feds support of Lost Villages Historical Society

Guy Lauzon, Member of Parliament for Stormont-Dundas-South Glengarry, on behalf of the Honourable James Moore, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, will announce on Monday the support for the Lost Villages Historical Society from the Building Communities Through Arts and Heritage Program.