Friday, June 29, 2012

Incorrect spelling of Jewish skullcap

A letter to the editor published June 25 by Mike Coughlin incorrectly spelled the Jewish skullcap yarmulke as “yamaka.” Thanks to an observant reader, Thomas D. Witt, this has been corrected.

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

MxCC vet tech program not yet accredited

Middlesex Community College has been approved to offer a new Veterinary Technology Associate's Degree program, beginning in the fall of 2012.  While MxCC intends to apply for program accreditation from the American Veterinary Medical Association, a recent press release from the college incorrectly stated the college had already secured this rigorous quality assessment.  At the time when the MxCC program becomes AVMA accredited, students then will qualify to sit for the Veterinary Technician National Examination.

Job fair rescheduled

A Find a Job” Workshop & Resource Fair scheduled for Thursday, June 28, in New Britain has been postponed to a date in July yet to be determined. For information, call Nancy Frede at (860) -529-5579 or e-mail

Monday, June 25, 2012

Name corrected in cutline

In a photo from the Middletown High School graduation, Tyler Sheil was incorrectly identified as his brother, Ryan Sheil.

Sunday, June 24, 2012

Time change for swearing-in ceremony

The swearing-in ceremony of David Gorski II and Michael Maslauskas, new Cromwell patrol officers, has been changed from 1:30 to 1 p.m. in the atrium at Town Hall.

Sunday, June 17, 2012

Address corrected

The address of Kyle Buracchi, who was arrested and charged with accessory to insurance fraud, has been corrected to 121 West High St., East Hampton.

Miner Street, not Minor Street

The name of Miner Street has been corrected in the story about a woman's body that was found in a wooded area in Middletown.

Thursday, June 14, 2012

NEAT Farmers Market opening in June

The NEAT Farmers Market will be open from June 22 through Oct. 26 outside It's Only Natural on Main Street in Middletown. It does not open in July, as stated in this United Way column. Also, some farmers markets in Connecticut accept SNAP and WIC vouchers, but not all of them.

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Students facing charges - not charged yet

The headline of the article "Four students to be charged in vandalism at Haddam-Killingworth High School" has been corrected to indicate that state police are in the process of charging the students, but they had not yet been arrested and charged as of the publishing of this article.

Corrections to Relay for Life story

Gladys Hartzell's team in the annual Relay for Life at Woodrow Wilson Middle School in Middletown was named Poppi's Team. It was erroneously reported as Team Poppi's. Also, team member Robyn Butler's father is a cancer survivor.

The theme of this year's Relay for Life was "Celebrations." Last year's theme was "Fighting Back to Toon Out Cancer."
Mercy High School graduate Maria Malafronte's last name was misspelled.
The organizations goal was to raise $90,500 at this year's event.
The quote starting with "A lot of youth are involved" was said by Amy Hughes, not Patti Nettis Deegan.
The survivor tent is set up every year and does not serve the torch ceremony. The luminaria tent serves the torch ceremony.
Teams did not buy their own butterflies - they were sponsored as a team fundraiser by the team Divas for Dona.