Buses cancelled for first time this winter season

Buses cancelled for first time this winter season

EASTERN ONTARIO - Student Transportation of Eastern Ontario (STEO), the conglomerate that manages busing for the region has announced that all school buses have been cancelled for Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019. This is the first time that buses have been cancelled for the 2019-2020 school year. This comes…

Les clubs Optimistes français en fête à Cornwall

Les clubs Optimistes français en fête à Cornwall

CORNWALL (Ontario) - Les clubs Optimistes de langue française de l’est de l’Ontario se sont réunis à Cornwall le samedi 2 novembre pour l’une de leurs réunions annuelles. C’était une réunion spéciale pour le club français Optimiste de Cornwall/ Club Octagon du Cornwall, qui célébrait…

Council approves two per cent raise for Mayor

Council approves two per cent raise for Mayor

CORNWALL, Ontario - At their meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 12, Cornwall City Council approved a two per cent increase to the Mayor's salary. Mayor Bernadette Clement stepped down from her chair for this part of the meeting, which was instead chaired by Acting Mayor Councillor Eric Bergeron. In August,…

Cornwall Lions Bantam Girls Take Gold in Belleville

Cornwall Lions Bantam Girls Take Gold in Belleville

BELLEVILLE, Ontario - The Cornwall Lions Bantam Girls basketball team went undefeated this past weekend in their first major tournament.  In the first game of the tournament, against Parry Sound, the Lions won 47-11.  Jacie Pilon (14 points), Morgan Woods (13 Points) and Kade McDonald (8 points) led…

SVTC kids bring classic Disney character to life

SVTC kids bring classic Disney character to life

CORNWALL, Ontario - Cornwall's young actors with the Seaway Valley Theatre Company (SVTC) will be bringing a classic Disney character to life on stage, Mary Poppins, in their rendition of Mary Poppins Jr. The story centres on the Banks family, who are searching for a new nanny. Little do they know…

Game time in Cornwall?

Game time in Cornwall?

CORNWALL, Ontario - At their next meeting on Nov. 12, Cornwall City Council will be voting on whether they should repeal an old by-law banning arcades within city limits. As it stands now, zoning restrictions within the city prohibits the creation of arcades and also prohibits businesses from having…

Hospice Telethon this Saturday

Hospice Telethon this Saturday

CORNWALL, Ontario – The 11th annual YourTV Telethon for Carefor Hospice Cornwall takes place this Saturday, Nov. 9 from noon until 6 p.m. on YourTV Cogeco Channel 11. Last year’s telethon raised $153,000 for Hospice Cornwall, a non-profit organization which raises have of it’s annual budget…

OPINION: Time to repeal old by-laws to move Cornwall forward

OPINION: Time to repeal old by-laws to move Cornwall forward

Sometimes progress means building something new or council passing a new initiative, other times, in means repealing old regulations that don’t make sense anymore to make way for new development. This coming Monday night, Cornwall City Council will be looking at repealing two by-laws that each restrict…