Monday, October 19, 2015

Descriptions and dates

In a story in Saturday’s Register about a lawsuit over Vincent Van Gogh's "The Night Cafe," the phrase that Yale University “stands in the shoes of a thief” referred to its relationship to art dealer Stephen Clark, not to the Russian government.

  • A story in Monday’s Register about  the meeting for the East Rock Community Management Team discussion of a proposal by Verizon to put a small cell transmitter on a utility pole on Mitchell Drive incorrectly reported the date. The meeting is at 7 p.m.  Oct. 26 at the East Rock Community Magnet School, 166 Nash St.

  • Headlines and numbers

    • A story in Sunday's Register incorrectly reported the amount of a $235,000 grant earned by Southern Connecticut State University for its tobacco-free programs. Additionally, the grant was competitive and was announced following SCSU's decision to go tobacco-free.  
    • A story in Sunday's Register did not have clear headline. The headline should have referred to an Arab Israeli member of the Knesset giving a talk.

    Friday, October 16, 2015

    Math mistake

    A story in Thursday’s Register about a $25,000 donation by UIL Holdings to Ronald McDonald House Charities of Connecticut misstated the beneficiaries of additional charitable giving by employees of the UIL Holdings family of utilities. Employees have contributed between $250,000 and $270,000 to a wide range of nonprofit organizations in the last two years as part of their annual giving campaign.

    Editnig error

    Due to an editing error, a story in Thursday’s paper about tree-cutting in East Haven incorrectly identified Vineyard Valley Inc. 

    Friday, October 9, 2015

    Wrong website listed

    A Friday story about a Bernie Sanders supporters' meeting in New Haven had an incorrect Web address for the state organization. It is

    Wednesday, October 7, 2015

    Wrong action reported

    A story in Wednesday's edition of the New Haven Register incorrectly reported the action the New Haven Board of Alders was expected to take on grant funding for a pilot job training program at the  New Haven Correctional Center. The measure is expected to be referred to committee.