South Glengarry greenlights new Lancaster community building

South Glengarry greenlights new Lancaster community building

LANCASTER, Ontario - South Glengarry Council approved the construction of a new community building in Smithfield Park. The Township awarded the contract to Bradford M. Hubbard Construction Inc. at their Feb. 18 meeting for a total price of $233,440. The building will be 720 sq. ft. with a capacity…

École primaire catholique française refuse l’admission d’un étudiant musulman

École primaire catholique française refuse l’admission d’un étudiant musulman

CORNWALL, Ontario - Une mère de Cornwall est déçue après qu'une école primaire catholique française de Cornwall ait refusé l'inscription de son fils à JK en raison de sa religion. Anne Zaidi, son mari et leurs enfants sont musulmans et ont déménagé à Cornwall de Toronto. À leur arrivée…

Kinsmen support community throughout the week

Kinsmen support community throughout the week

CORNWALL, Ontario - Kin Week in Cornwall continues. The Kinsmen Club of Cornwall are celebrating their 87th anniversary this week from Feb. 17 to Feb. 22. This week also marks the 100th anniversary of Kinsmen Canada. It all started on Monday with free events at the Cornwall Civic Complex including…

5 Points To Check In Winter

5 Points To Check In Winter

Whether you like the cold weather during wintertime or not, driving in these conditions isn’t easy. While driving during this time is quite a hassle, it can also be extremely demanding and harsh on your car. Get your vehicle serviced at a mechanic garage, to ensure that all aspects of your car are…

Bishop Cup returns for 14th year

Bishop Cup returns for 14th year

CORNWALL, Ontario - The puck will drop for the 14th Bishop Cup on March 11 at the Cornwall Civic Complex at 6 p.m. The annual rivalry game between the St. Joes Panthers and the Holy Trinity Falcons senior hockey teams also serves as a fundraiser for the St. Vincent de Paul Society. While the current…

Local bandmates of Reuben and the Dark on tour

Local bandmates of Reuben and the Dark on tour

CORNWALL, Ontario - Two longtime local friends and musicians, Nathan Da Silva and Brendan Soares, are currently on a North American tour with their Canadian indie folk band Reuben and the Dark. Da Silva said it feels like it was just yesterday he and Soares were jamming out to their favourite Rock…

Tourism fund gives out $140K in first six months

Tourism fund gives out $140K in first six months

CORNWALL, Ontario - Six months after accepting applications, the Tourism Development Corporation of Cornwall (TDCC) is reporting that it has supported nearly 20 programs and events, while distributing over $140,000. The TDCC has also appointed a new Board Chair. Etienne Saint-Aubin has been selected…

“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: Teacher seniority rule should be looked at

OPINION: Teacher seniority rule should be looked at

The students of our region had a rare snow day this past week. Compared to recent years, I feel like snow days are few and far between in 2019-2020, the students however, are not missing out on their bonus days off. The ongoing labour dispute between various teachers unions and their employers and…