Monday, December 31, 2012

School superintendents' average salary reported incorrectly

A story that ran in the Sunday Edition of the New Haven Register and online at incorrectly reported the average salary for a school superintendent in the state of Connecticut. The average salary is about $164,00 per year, including a tax sheltered annuity.

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Sunday, December 23, 2012

We mixed up the pet handlers

A story that ran in Sunday's edition of the New Haven Register incorrectly identified the handlers for two dogs who are part of the Pets on Wheels therapy program. Pets on Wheels therapy dogs Rocky and Wichita are handled by Steph Motschiedler and Angela Bonomo, respectively.

In the photo:
Valerie Donaldson of Baltimore holds Zoey, a miniature dachshund (and the leashes of miniature dachshunds Abby and Jasmine) after they all arrived on the Pets on Wheels bus at the Sandy Hook Volunteer Fire & Rescue firehouse in Newtown, Conn.. In the background, another canine member meets a Sandy Hook firefighter. Mark Zaretsky/Register

Monday, December 10, 2012

Incorrect date reported for Community Development Committee meeting

In an initial version of the story, Greater New Haven Clergy Association lacks faith in process involved in new Amistad Academy, Alderwoman Brenda Fosky-Cyrus, D-21, said there will be a Community Development Committee meeting today at City Hall at 5:30 p.m. This is incorrect. The meeting is scheduled for Dec. 17 and the story has been updated.

Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Story on ACLU names wrong police department

A story that ran in the Wednesday Dec. 5 edition of the New Haven Register incorrectly named the Milford Police Department as the source of a quote in an ACLU report about how police departments in Connecticut handle calls from people who inquire abour making complaints against police officers.
The paragraph of the story was mistakenly attributed to the Milford Police Department when it should have been attributed to the Middletown Police Department, according to, which wrote the story.

The quote as it should have read:

“[We would] take them into custody, call ICE [and] deport them,” someone from the Middletown department answered, in a quote the ACLU highlighted in red.

See the full : Survey Shows Some Police Depts. Make It Hard to File Complaints Against Officers

Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Giving credit where it's due

An historical photo of George Street used in print Saturday as part of the “Through the Lens of Time” feature in the New Haven Register 200th anniversary section, as well as some photos used in promoting the section, should have credited Colin M. Caplan and the United Advertising Corporation Collection.