Thursday, December 15, 2011

Majority vote; not unanimous vote

In the Register Citizen Dec. 14 story "New Hartford Board of Finance appoints new member," original reporting said the vote to fill the seat vacated by Alesia R. Kennerson and one alternate seat were by unanimous vote. The vote was not unanimous; it was majority with one abstention.

Monday, December 12, 2011

Brodie Park isn't on the agenda

The original version of the New Hartford Planning and Zoning Commission story on today said the commission would take up the subject of youth football and Brodie Park at the commission's Wednesday night meeting. Brodie Park, will not, however, been on the agenda Wednesday night.

It's more puzzling when part of the puzzle is missing

Different people tackle crossword puzzles for different reasons. Some do it for pure fun. So do it to exercise their vocabulary skills. Some do it to exercise their reasoning skills. And some do it for all three reasons.
But when part of the puzzle and part of the of the clues are missing, it makes working the puzzle, well, maddening.
On page C6 of the Sunday, Dec. 11, print edition of the Register Citizen, both the Sunday crossword and the clues were cut off on the right side. Our loyal crossword fans were not happy...and understandably so.
Our apologies for the error. We are working today to make sure errors like that do not happen again.

Saturday, December 10, 2011

CORRECTION: Lewis Mills beat Terryville, not Housatonic

An earlier version of a headline on a story about Lewis Mills High School's girls' basketball team beating Terryville incorrectly reported that the team had beaten Housatonic. As the story reported, Lewis Mills played and beat Terryville, not Housatonic.

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Friday, December 9, 2011

Right spelling, but wrong word

In a Dec. 9 story about a new Litchfield bakery, it said some of the breads will be "glutton free." The correct terminology is gluten free.

Thursday, December 8, 2011

15 state employees to be investigated for fraud

In the headline of a Register Citizen story in our Dec. 8 print edition, it indicates 24 state employees are under investigation for fraud associated with the state's D-SNAP food aid program. While an early version of the story said there were 24 employee names submitted for investigation, the updated story indicated the number was 15.

Willis is a state Representative

In a Dec. 6 story, the original headline indicated that Roberta Willis is a state Senator. Mrs. Willis is, in fact, a state Representative.
In the headline of the Dec. 7 Register Citizen print edition of that same story, the headline indicated Rep Willis will seek the Senate majority leader post. She will be seeking the House majority leader post.