SLIDESHOW: Cornwall Christmas Parade

SLIDESHOW: Cornwall Christmas Parade

CORNWALL, Ontario - The Cornwall Santa Claus Parade, like all events, had to adapt to the realities of the COVID-19 pandemic. Taking place on Saturday, Nov. 28 the Cornwall Santa Claus Parade was a drive thru experience this year. With over a dozen floats set up at the Cornwall Civic Complex east…

COVID-19 Education & Enforcement Campaign coming to EOHU region

COVID-19 Education & Enforcement Campaign coming to EOHU region

CORNWALL, Ontario - The Eastern Ontario Health Unit (EOHU) confirmed on Friday that a multi-Ministry task force will be coming to the area to educate and enforce regulations related to COVID-19 at local businesses. "During the visits, officers will provide business owners with assessments and guidance…

RRCA Accepting Tree Seedling Orders for Spring 2021

RRCA Accepting Tree Seedling Orders for Spring 2021

SOUTH GLENGARRY, Ontario - The Raisin Region Conservation Authority (RRCA) is now accepting tree seedling orders for your spring 2021 tree planting projects! Whether you are looking to plant a windbreak, attract wildlife, or simply add to your existing landscape, the RRCA has you covered. Landowners…

Three minutes with the Mayor of South Stormont

Three minutes with the Mayor of South Stormont

The Township of South Stormont is expecting some exciting developments that are going to be excellent additions to our communities. Woodland Villa, a Long-Term Care home that has been a fixture in Long Sault for many years will be nearly doubling its footprint to allow for the 17 additional spaces,…

Province blocks ranked ballots in municipal elections

Province blocks ranked ballots in municipal elections

CORNWALL, Ontario - On Thursday, Nov. 20 Bill 218 received Royal Assent. Dubbed the Supporting Ontario's Recovery and Municipal Elections Act, 2020, the bill from the Doug Ford government blocks all municipalities from implementing ranked ballot voting. In Ranked Ballot Voting (RBV), electors rank…

Top furniture producer expanding Cornwall workforce

Top furniture producer expanding Cornwall workforce

Since moving to Cornwall in 1984, Ridgewood Industries has been a solid contributor to the economic well-being of the community and its residents. In operation for more than 50 years, Ridgewood Industries shares with its sister company Ameriwood in Wright City, MO, and its parent company Dorel Inc.,…

Council passes $60K winter recreation plan for Lamoureux Park

Council passes $60K winter recreation plan for Lamoureux Park

CORNWALL, Ontario - Cornwall City Council passed a $60,000 plan to bring winter recreational activities and lights to Lamoureux Park this winter. Of the $60,000, $15,000 will be used for temporary Christmas lights around the clocktower, $5,000 to turn the splashpad into a toboggan hill, $25,000 for…

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Alight at Night returns this Friday

Alight at Night returns this Friday

MORRISBURG, Ontario - The award winning and acclaimed annual Alight at Night festival at Upper Canada Village will return this coming Friday, Nov. 27. The event will run on select nights until Jan. 2, 2021. "While the holiday season will undoubtedly look different this year, Upper Canada Village…

Shop local with South Glengarry online market

Shop local with South Glengarry online market

SOUTH GLENGARRY, Ontario - The Township of South Glengarry has introduced a new innovation to help promote their local economy and encourage shopping local during the COVID-19 pandemic. On Tuesday, Dec. 1 South Glengarry businesses will be showcased at an online market organized by the Township of…

Celebrate Christmas at Home this year

Celebrate Christmas at Home this year

CORNWALL, Ontario - It is a year where being together has had its difficulties, and being at home has been encouraged. This year's Christmas magazine produced by Seaway News, titled Christmas at Home, celebrates shopping local, having some fun, at celebrating the holidays with the family. “Now,…

OPINION:  Class will be  back in session

OPINION: Class will be back in session

This week the Ontario government announced that classes will return in person this fall. The reactions I have heard to this news locally has run the gamut from it being too soon, to outrage over the fact that all students Grade 4 to 12 will have to wear a mask. This question of whether or not to…