Cornwall by-law officers to enforce social distancing

Cornwall by-law officers to enforce social distancing

CORNWALL, Ontario - Cornwall's by-law enforcement officers have been given the ability to enforce new rules under Ontario's Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act. On March 28, the Ontario government expanded their Emergency Order to prohibit gatherings of five or more people. Cornwall by-law…

Paramedics prepare for dramatic rise in call volumes

Paramedics prepare for dramatic rise in call volumes

CORNWALL, Ontario - In a conference call with the media on Friday, April 3, Cornwall-SD&G Paramedic Chief Bill Lister said that his service was preparing for a dramatic rise in call volumes due to COVID-19. “We are expecting call volume to climb dramatically in the next few weeks and months,”…

Les Comtés unis de SD-G, les Comtés unis de P-R et la ville de Cornwall déclarent un état d’urgence

Les Comtés unis de SD-G, les Comtés unis de P-R et la ville de Cornwall déclarent un état d’urgence

CORNWALL, Ontario - En réponse aux préoccupations croissantes que suscitent le COVID-19 dans l’Est de l’Ontario, les Comtés unis de Stormont, Dundas et Glengarry (SD-G), les Comtés unis de Prescott et Russell (CUPR) et la ville de Cornwall ont déclaré un état d’urgence aujourd’hui qui…

Rotary Club makes big donations to food banks

Rotary Club makes big donations to food banks

CORNWALL, Ontario - The Rotary Club of Cornwall made two big donations this past week to the Cornwall branch of the Salvation Army and the Agapè Centre food bank. The donations totalled $4,000 with each food bank receiving half. "This was truly an exercise in teamwork by the Rotary Club of Cornwall…

21 Reasons to love Cornwall & Area

21 Reasons to love Cornwall & Area

21 REASONS WHY WE LOVE CORNWALL & AREA A local Century 21 Real Estate Agent, Mike VanderMeer, and I have compiled a list of the reasons we love Cornwall, Ontario.  We would love to hear the reasons you love to live here too!  Why do we love Cornwall? Why would someone want to live here? #1: LOCATION,…

Highland Games weighs options

Highland Games weighs options

MAXVILLE, Ontario - Eric Metcalfe, Glengarry Highland Games President published a statement on the Games' website about the uncertainty created by COVID-19. Metcalfe explained that The Games were not yet cancelled, but that the committee was weighing its options. "Right now, we are watching the…

Cornwall’s Melanie Brulée joins #CanadaPerforms roster

Cornwall’s Melanie Brulée joins #CanadaPerforms roster

CORNWALL, Ontario - Cornwall's own Melanie Brulée, on Tuesday, April 7 at 7 p.m., will be performing from her home in Toronto has a part of #CanadaPerforms. #CanadaPerforms is a relief fund created by the National Arts Centre (NAC) to help support Canadian artists during the COVID-19 pandemic. The…

Health Unit issues new guidelines to enforce social distancing in grocery stores

Health Unit issues new guidelines to enforce social distancing in grocery stores

CORNWALL, Ontario - Dr. Paul Roumeliotis, Chief Medical Officer of Health with the Eastern Ontario Health Unit (EOHU) issued a new order late on Friday night to provide guidance to grocery stores and other essential businesses. The order, which cam into effect at 11:59 p.m. on April 3 covers crowd…

“Ride Easy” A&W celebrates Les Foulds’ 100th birthday

“Ride Easy” A&W celebrates Les Foulds’ 100th birthday

CORNWALL, Ontario - A&W on Ninth St. wanted to take some time Friday morning to celebrate the 100th birthday of one of their favourite customers, Les Foulds. Foulds is a regular at A&W, and still drives himself there. The staff knowing that his special day was coming up wanted to do something…

OPINION: Stay home, yes it is that serious

OPINION: Stay home, yes it is that serious

I have seen many posts over the past week about people witnessing those who should be in self-isolation out and about in the community during the COVID-19 pandemic. I wanted to take this time to share some information to clear this up for our readers This pandemic is evolving rapidly, with sometimes…