Dancing With the CCH Stars: Meet (and pledge!) Dr. Akram Arab

Dancing With the CCH Stars: Meet (and pledge!) Dr. Akram Arab

Sponsored by MNP What I do at CCH: I work in CCH’s ICU, caring for the sickest patients admitted to our hospital. As a Respirologist, breathing issues are my specialty. Life support, medications, and machinery like ventilators are some of the interventions I use every day, so our patients have open…

Weather cuts into Alight at Night attendance

Weather cuts into Alight at Night attendance

MORRISBURG – Winter storms that prompted three days of closures contributed to a 22 per cent year-over-year drop in visitors to Alight at Night at Upper Canada Village. The popular Eastern Ontario holiday season attraction saw 36,000 people pass through the gates in 2022, a 10,000 visit reduction…

Funeral for former Ontario lieutenant-governor David Onley to be held today

Funeral for former Ontario lieutenant-governor David Onley to be held today

TORONTO — A funeral is set to take place today in Toronto for former Ontario lieutenant-governor David Onley. Premier Doug Ford's office says the funeral, which will be livestreamed on the province's YouTube channel, will be held at Yorkminster Park Baptist Church at 11 a.m., with limited seating available…

WRITING ON THE WALL FOR S-F PRINT EDITION

WRITING ON THE WALL FOR S-F PRINT EDITION

Instead of slowly strangling the print edition of its newspapers to death, Postmedia should just get it over with a painless coup de grace. The once-daily Standard-Freeholder like so many other small and medium papers in the profit challenged Postmedia stable will be down to three days a week by the…

Carefor Puts the Care in Personal Support Work

Carefor Puts the Care in Personal Support Work

  Micheline Matte took the first PSW course offered by St. Lawrence College 20 years ago. She entered long-term care hoping to eventually go into nursing, but motherhood had other plans. After 19 years of LTC work, Micheline was burnt out. Like many PSWs, strict timelines and minimal resources…

Cornwall Sleep Dentistry for Kids Sets the Bar for Prompt, Compassionate Care

Cornwall Sleep Dentistry for Kids Sets the Bar for Prompt, Compassionate Care

Cornwall Sleep Dentistry for Kids is owned by Dr. Daniel Hovsepian, who runs several private dental clinics serving a large part of Quebec and Eastern Ontario. Dr. Hovsepian, known as Dr. Dan, started working in Akwesasne in 2008 and has offered services in Cornwall since 2015. Dr. Dan is very passionate…

Top two NCHJL teams tie

The then second place Rangers hosted the first place North Dundas Rockets in Cardinal January 14. Aidan Bailey (from Owen Webster and Justin Greene) put the Rangers on the scoreboard late in the first period. Rockets’ Parker Lefebvre countered five minutes into the second period, tying the game…

Your Weekly Horoscope

Your Weekly Horoscope

WEEK OF JANUARY 29 TO FEBRUARY 4, 2023 The luckiest signs this week: Cancer, Leo and Virgo   ARIES Physical activity is excellent for your health. You’ll find people that want to participate in an inspiring activity or discuss spirituality with you. TAURUS This week will be full of…

UCDSB enrolment exceeds pre-pandemic levels

UCDSB enrolment exceeds pre-pandemic levels

BROCKVILLE – More students are attending Upper Canada District School Board schools than before the COVID-19 pandemic began. Trustees heard a formal update on enrolment at their November 30 meeting. Superintendent Bill Loshaw presented the enrolment update at the board, which is one of two semi-annual…

Network and Re-Connect at Breakfast Connections

Network and Re-Connect at Breakfast Connections

The Cornwall Business Enterprise Centre is launching a new series of networking events and an open invitation is extended to business owners and community leaders from across the region. The new series is a relaunch of Breakfast Connections which was popular from 2007-2017.  The first 2023 event…

Step Into Nature at RRCA’s Three Conservation Areas

Step Into Nature at RRCA’s Three Conservation Areas

Raisin Region Conservation Authority (RRCA)’s three Conservation Areas continue to provide opportunities to connect with nature year-round. Gray’s Creek, Charlottenburgh Park and Cooper Marsh offer a combined 25 km of nature trails available at no cost. “There is plenty to see and do this time…

Letter to the editor: Arts and Culture Centre Scrutiny

Letter to the editor: Arts and Culture Centre Scrutiny

Letter to the editor. Recently, it has come to my attention that the proposed Arts and Culture Centre has been under severe scrutiny by some political candidates for its location and for the costs associated with running the facility. It is worthwhile to correct these impressions before the expressed…