CPS STATEMENT ON THE DEATH OF TYRE NICHOLS IN TENNESSEE

CPS STATEMENT ON THE DEATH OF TYRE NICHOLS IN TENNESSEE

The Cornwall Police Service (CPS) is disheartened as the world learns of the tragic death of Mr. Tyre Nichols, a 29-year-old black man from Memphis, Tennessee. Mr. Tyre Nichols died following an altercation with five (5) police officers from the Memphis Police Department (MPD).  After an internal…

Ward appointed Interim Department Head in North Dundas

WINCHESTER – North Dundas council appointed two interim department heads to senior administration positions, including a sitting South Dundas municipal councillor. At its January 18 council meeting, Danielle Ward, was appointed interim Director of Environmental Services. Ward was elected to South…

Blue Jays sign reliever Chad Green to $8.5M, 2-year deal

Blue Jays sign reliever Chad Green to $8.5M, 2-year deal

TORONTO (AP) — Free agent reliever Chad Green and the Toronto Blue Jays agreed to an $8.5 million, two-year contract on Tuesday. The deal includes options for 2025 and 2026 and could be worth $29.25 million over four seasons. Green is likely to miss at least the early portion…

SUCCESSFUL APPEAL GAVE HANGMAN DAY OFF

SUCCESSFUL APPEAL GAVE HANGMAN DAY OFF

Three days before his execution date of Jan. 23, 1953, and with the hammering and sawing by workers building the hangman's scaffold in the United Counties Jail courtyard drifting into his tiny condemned-man‘s cell, the anxious prisoner had a visitor. It was United Counties Sheriff McNaughton. In…

Carefor Puts the Care in Personal Support Work

Carefor Puts the Care in Personal Support Work

  Micheline Matte took the first PSW course offered by St. Lawrence College 20 years ago. She entered long-term care hoping to eventually go into nursing, but motherhood had other plans. After 19 years of LTC work, Micheline was burnt out. Like many PSWs, strict timelines and minimal resources…

Cornwall Sleep Dentistry for Kids Sets the Bar for Prompt, Compassionate Care

Cornwall Sleep Dentistry for Kids Sets the Bar for Prompt, Compassionate Care

Cornwall Sleep Dentistry for Kids is owned by Dr. Daniel Hovsepian, who runs several private dental clinics serving a large part of Quebec and Eastern Ontario. Dr. Hovsepian, known as Dr. Dan, started working in Akwesasne in 2008 and has offered services in Cornwall since 2015. Dr. Dan is very passionate…

Top two NCHJL teams tie

The then second place Rangers hosted the first place North Dundas Rockets in Cardinal January 14. Aidan Bailey (from Owen Webster and Justin Greene) put the Rangers on the scoreboard late in the first period. Rockets’ Parker Lefebvre countered five minutes into the second period, tying the game…

Your Weekly Horoscope

Your Weekly Horoscope

WEEK OF JANUARY 29 TO FEBRUARY 4, 2023 The luckiest signs this week: Cancer, Leo and Virgo   ARIES Physical activity is excellent for your health. You’ll find people that want to participate in an inspiring activity or discuss spirituality with you. TAURUS This week will be full of…

UCDSB enrolment exceeds pre-pandemic levels

UCDSB enrolment exceeds pre-pandemic levels

BROCKVILLE – More students are attending Upper Canada District School Board schools than before the COVID-19 pandemic began. Trustees heard a formal update on enrolment at their November 30 meeting. Superintendent Bill Loshaw presented the enrolment update at the board, which is one of two semi-annual…

Network and Re-Connect at Breakfast Connections

Network and Re-Connect at Breakfast Connections

The Cornwall Business Enterprise Centre is launching a new series of networking events and an open invitation is extended to business owners and community leaders from across the region. The new series is a relaunch of Breakfast Connections which was popular from 2007-2017.  The first 2023 event…

Step Into Nature at RRCA’s Three Conservation Areas

Step Into Nature at RRCA’s Three Conservation Areas

Raisin Region Conservation Authority (RRCA)’s three Conservation Areas continue to provide opportunities to connect with nature year-round. Gray’s Creek, Charlottenburgh Park and Cooper Marsh offer a combined 25 km of nature trails available at no cost. “There is plenty to see and do this time…

Letter to the editor: Arts and Culture Centre Scrutiny

Letter to the editor: Arts and Culture Centre Scrutiny

Letter to the editor. Recently, it has come to my attention that the proposed Arts and Culture Centre has been under severe scrutiny by some political candidates for its location and for the costs associated with running the facility. It is worthwhile to correct these impressions before the expressed…