Monday, July 29, 2013

Name spelling corrected

Editor's note: A story that ran in the New Haven Register and online has been updated to correct the spelling of Scot X. Esdaile's name.

Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Father, not son

Clarification:  A story Friday said that firefighter Reginald Blakey failed to disclose to a background investigator during his application to the Fire Department that he had an outstanding warrant for his arrest, according to a September 2004 memo between the Police and Fire departments. The memo was in Blakey’s personnel file. Blakey and his father Reginald Blakey (different middle name) both said that the warrant was for the father.

Rails not quite that busy

The number of passengers in the Northeast Corridor was misstated in a story on a visit to New Haven by  U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx. He said commuter lines and Amtrak carry more than 250 million passengers a year, not per day.

Friday, July 19, 2013

Toni Walker is Harp supporter, not campaign chairwoman

A New Haven Register editorial Friday referred to state Rep. Toni Walker as a co-chairwoman of Toni Harp's mayoral campaign. She is only a supporter.

Firefighter schedule

A story on a firefighter's suspension in the July 19 edition of the New Haven Register and online incorrectly reported the work week the department uses.
The department schedule for firefighters is three days on, three days off.

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

No further tax hike planned this year in Hamden

A headline on a story about staff reductions in Hamden incorrectly reported that a tax increase is possible. The budget approved for this fiscal year included a tax increase, but no further increase is planned this year.

We should have looked it up

Correction: A column on New Haven architectural icons misspelled the name Merriam in a reference to Merriam-Webster's dictionary.

Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Rock Cats, not Rockettes

A story in the July 2 edition of the New Haven Register and online at incorrectly reported the destination of a New Haven police P.A.L. Camp field trip,. The campers will go to see a Rock Cats baseball game in New Britain