CPS, Cornwall by-law respond to 211 calls related to COVID measures since March

CPS, Cornwall by-law respond to 211 calls related to COVID measures since March

CORNWALL, Ontario - The Cornwall Police Service (CPS) and the City of Cornwall By-Law department each have the authority to respond to and enforce complaints under the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act (EMCPA) and the Reopening Ontario Act (ROA). The acts are a part of the province of…

Dr. Paul supports continued at home learning

Dr. Paul supports continued at home learning

CORNWALL, Ontario - In a statement to media, Dr. Paul Roumeliotis, Medical Officer of Health with the Eastern Ontario Health Unit (EOHU) said he agreed with the province's decision to keep students in the region out of the classroom for the time being. On Wednesday, Jan. 20, the Ontario Minister of…

Headline Rd/ Hwy 138 roundabout project moving forward

Headline Rd/ Hwy 138 roundabout project moving forward

SOUTH STORMONT, Ontario - The province of Ontario says it is moving forward with elements of a 2016 study to promote safety on Hwy 138. The study features a range of recommendations, including commuter parking lots, which were installed on Cornwall Ctr. Rd. and Hwy 138 just outside St. Andrews West.…

A warm welcome for Dr. Amy Margaret Chung

A warm welcome for Dr. Amy Margaret Chung

Thanks to local donors and support from partners like the City of Cornwall, our Hospital Foundation is pleased to officially welcome Dr. Amy Margaret Chung to CCH. Dr. Chung is the 2020-2021 recipient of CCHF’s Adopt a Medical Resident project, funding Emergency Medicine training for physicians at…

Queen’s Park Update – January 8, 2021

Queen’s Park Update – January 8, 2021

As we begin 2021, there is a renewed sense of optimism as new vaccines are being approved by Health Canada, increasing the potential supply. Our COVID-19 vaccination program is well underway, with close to 100,000 doses already administered. The worldwide demand has resulted in an unpredictable delivery…

Frivolous 9-1-1 calls lead to charges

Frivolous 9-1-1 calls lead to charges

Cornwall, ON – Brian Merkley, 39, of Cornwall was arrested on January 19th, 2021 and charged with four counts of breach of undertaking for calling 9-1-1 when there was no emergency. It is alleged on four occasions on January 17th, 2021, the man called 9-1-1 when there were no legitimate emergency or…

Outdoor Activities on the Rise in Cornwall

Outdoor Activities on the Rise in Cornwall

CORNWALL, Ontario – Outdoor activities are on the rise in Cornwall, and as many people are discovering, Cornwall is an excellent place to explore our wonderful natural environment. “Getting outdoors is a healthy way to get some needed exercise – especially in the lockdown period,” says Jamie…

Ontario releases top baby names from 2019

Ontario releases top baby names from 2019

ONTARIO - The province of Ontario has released their list of top baby names from 2019. According to the report, the top girl name was Olivia, and the top boy name was Noah. There were 933 baby girls named Olivia in 2019 and 841 boys named Noah, with Liam coming in at second place for boys. The…

Funding helps regional businesses go digital

Funding helps regional businesses go digital

CORNWALL, Ontario - Stormont, Dundas, South Glengarry MPP Jim McDonell announced that four Cornwall companies have received support from the Digital Main Street Project to help them grow their businesses online. The Digital Main Street Project is a partnership between the provincial and federal governments…

CCH’s first baby of 2021 born Saturday morning

CCH’s first baby of 2021 born Saturday morning

CORNWALL, Ontario - Kendra and Dakota Vandeglind welcomed their second child, Crew, on Saturday, Jan. 2, 2020, just before 7 a.m. at the Cornwall Community Hospital. This is the first baby to be born at the hospital in the new year. Kendra explained that giving birth at the CCH was a comfortable…

Queen’s Park Update – January 22, 2021

Queen’s Park Update – January 22, 2021

As we complete the fourth week of our provincial lockdown, we see our local caseload numbers levelling off and our seven-day rolling average declining. The latest statistics for Stormont-Dundas-Glengarry and Akwesasne show that as of this past Thursday, there were 390 active cases. Our local hospitals…