Cornwall Standard Freeholder
18h41 22  janvier
SDG OPP charge woman with assaults
Standard-Freeholder staff
LONG SAULT A 65-year-old woman is facing two charges after SDG OPP responded to a dispute in progress on Frost Avenue on Monday afternoon. Police alleged the woman assaulted another person several times. Suzanne Kennedy, 65, was charged with two counts of assault. She was released from police...
16h34 22  janvier
Cornwall police charge man with domestic assault, mischief under 5000
Standard-Freeholder staff
A 23-year-old Cornwall man was arrested on Thursday and charged with domestic assault and mischief under 5,000. The Cornwall Police Service is alleging that during an altercation with his girlfriend, the man assaulted her and damaged her vehicle. Police were contacted and an investigation ensued....
01h14 22  janvier
Bell Letís Talk Day to include mental health virtual panel in Cornwall
Todd Hambleton
The Bell Letís Talk Day main event in Cornwall next Thursday will be unlike any previous one. But, there are some dynamic speakers lined up for a panel, according to one of the organizers, Angele DíAlessio, and a lot of room for people to join in itís an online event. Iím hoping people who &
01h10 22  janvier
Ontario Fire College training centre closure a huge blow: Cornwall fire chief
Francis Racine
The recent unexpected closure of the long-time Ontario Fire College location in Gravenhurst has been deemed as an absolute blow to fire departments across the province by Cornwall Fire Chief Jeff Weber. The announcement of the closure was made in a press release issued by the Ontario government on...
00h58 22  janvier
South Glengarry mulls shutting down Char-Lan Recreation Centre ice pad
Todd Hambleton
WILLIAMSTOWN The hockey and figure skating season at the Char-Lan Recreation Centre fragmented, at best is one stride closer to coming to a complete shutdown for the rest of the 2020-21 campaign. A staff report brought to South Glengarry council at the twice-monthly meeting held earlier this...
00h55 22  janvier
Cross-examination of witness in Cornwall human smuggling case begins
Jordan Haworth
The Ontario Superior Court of Justice heard testimony Thursday in the case of alleged human smuggling through Cornwall and Akwesasne. Justice Nathalie Champagne continued to hear testimony from Crown witness Wladyslaw Pipien, who plead guilty in early 2020 to smuggling Polish nationals into the US....
23h41 21  janvier
EOHU halfway into vaccinating long-term care homes: Roumeliotis
Francis Racine
Despite an acute shortage of Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines, the Eastern Ontario Health Unit (EOHU) is halfway into its goal of vaccinating every long-term care resident within its territory. There is a shortage but we knew we werenít going to get Pfizer vaccines next week, EOHU medical officer of...
23h17 21  janvier
SDG supports Xplornetís fibre expansion into rural areas
Francis Racine
SDG council decided to support through the drafting of a letter an application Xplornet has made through the Universal Broadband Fund (UBF). If successful, the application would enable the telecommunication company to provide better connectivity to SDG residents, through the enhancing of its...