OPG’s Saunders Hydro Dam Visitor Centre opens for the 2024 Summer Tourism Season

OPG’s Saunders Hydro Dam Visitor Centre opens for the 2024 Summer Tourism Season

Cornwall – Ontario Power Generation’s (OPG) Saunders Hydro Dam Visitor Centre (SHDVC) opened its doors to the public on Tuesday, May 21 for the 2024 summer tourist season. Located at 2500B Second St. West, on the banks of the St. Lawrence River in Cornwall, Ontario, OPG’s visitor centre showcases…

Early Bird Prize Winner Says Dundas Manor is the Best

Early Bird Prize Winner Says Dundas Manor is the Best

When Pam Dalgleish bought a Raise the Roof Lottery ticket for the new Dundas Manor, she was dreaming about maybe winning a new Jeep in September. She never thought she’d be taking home $2,500 this week! Her winning ticket number was 99000233004. “I love supporting local charities and projects!”…

Sergio Santos scores in 93rd minute, Cincinnati beats Toronto 4-3

TORONTO (AP) — Sergio Santos scored in the 93rd minute Saturday as FC Cincinnati defeated Toronto FC 4-3 to extend its winning streak to a club-record seven games. Lucho Acosta moved into the penalty area and played chip shot it in front of goal to Santos for the goal. …

A lesson in grassroots politics

A lesson in grassroots politics

The late great Tip O'Neill, former Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, famously noted that “All politics is local.” Others call it “retail politics”, or Politics: 101. What it means is that successful politicians – especially those at the upper levels (federal, provincial, state)…

A “Heaven on Earth” during a time of need

Ruby and her husband, James, have experienced the love and compassion of Hospice time and time again. Ruby is a kind soul with a big heart. Throughout her chosen career of volunteering with the Canadian Cancer Society for over twenty years, Ruby found a passion for supporting her community. When the…

Centre 105 – Providing Breakfast. Creating Community.

Centre 105 – Providing Breakfast. Creating Community.

Our Centre 105 Team hopes all is well with everyone in our community! We hope that the first few months of 2023 have been positive! We would like to start off by saying thank you for voting Centre 105 as the Top Not-For-Profit, through Community Votes Cornwall, for the second year in a row! Congratulations…

Cornwall Athletes celebrated at annual Lions Club Sports Awards Dinner

Cornwall Athletes celebrated at annual Lions Club Sports Awards Dinner

The 57th Benson Cornwall Lions Club Sports Awards Dinner was held on May 15th at the Best Western Parkway Inn, drawing a full house to celebrate local sports talent. The event commenced with bagpipes, followed by the National Anthem sung by Heather Mahon and a supper prayer by Lion Ron Eamer. Lions Club…

World Redhead Day

World Redhead Day

May 26 is World Redhead Day. World Redhead Day is a vibrant celebration of people with naturally red hair, observed annually on May 26. It’s a day dedicated to honoring the rare and distinct beauty of redheads, who make up less than 2% of the global population. This special event brings together…

Stay Protected! COVID-19 XBB Vaccines Available in EOHU Region

Stay Protected! COVID-19 XBB Vaccines Available in EOHU Region

The new COVID-19 XBB vaccines will be available at the Eastern Ontario Health Unit (EOHU) vaccination clinics as well as participating pharmacies and physician offices starting the week of October 16. The vaccine will be available for everyone aged 6 months and over if it has been at least 6 months since…

2024 Cornwall and Area Job Fair breaks records, signaling positive impact on community employment

2024 Cornwall and Area Job Fair breaks records, signaling positive impact on community employment

The Social Development Council of Cornwall and Area (SDC) and the Employability Network proudly announce the resounding success of the 2024 Cornwall and Area Job Fair, held on Wednesday, April 24th, at the Cornwall Civic Complex. This year's event shattered previous attendance records, with an outstanding…

Factors to consider when planting  the right tree in the right place

Factors to consider when planting the right tree in the right place

Are you thinking of planting a tree or multiple trees on your property? Whether you select the location or the tree first, there are certain factors you need to consider to ensure the tree survives and thrives. Here are a few: • Soil type. Different tree species have specific soil preferences. You…

You can bet on more sports scandals

You can bet on more sports scandals

For hockey fans, this is the best and, for some, also the most stressful, time of year. The Stanley Cup playoffs, which seem to go on forever, are just starting to warm up. All true hockey fans will watch the games even if their favourite teams have been eliminated. Those who have cheered for the…