Please note the following corrections for this newspaper:
Because of an editing error on Wednesday’s paper, figures were swapped between a list of bombing victims in Falluja, Iraq, and a marriage announcement in Westchester County. Scheduled to be married are Brian McNamara and Carol Steadman, rather than five Iraqi police officers, three civilian bystanders and a Lebanese religious fanatic.
Because of notes that were hurriedly transcribed on deadline, the lead defense attorney in a class action suit in Putnam County was repeatedly identified as “Perverted-looking Guy with Hat.” This name is incorrect.
Figures were also inadvertently swapped Wednesday between an obituary and a science feature about the planet Venus. Mrs. Florence Scott, 92, lived in Hartford, Conn., not on a planet slightly smaller than earth that is covered by clouds of sulfuric acid.
A Veteran’s Day feature Tuesday misstated the outcome of World War II. Our side won.
A sports feature misspelled the name of a pitching coach for the Cleveland Indians. The correct spelling is Bill Wyjeskulpskiniskij, not Biill Wyjeskulpskiniskij.
In a map accompanying a wire service story Tuesday, the nation of Poland was incorrectly placed in Central America, next to Belize. Our editors are now researching where Poland actually belongs.
In an article about the possible takeover of Disney by Comcast, the reporter stated that his wife no longer loved him. This was inappropriate for the article, though it was, in point of fact, accurate.
Computer problems during the copy editing process for a story in Thursday’s consumer section resulted in misidentifying the owner of the Ardmore Auto Parts shop as Carl fat-free dairy substitute, when his name is Carl Ardmore. Similarly, the street where his shop is located is not East 14th fat-free dairy substitute, his rival for the transmission patent is not Eduardo fat-free dairy substitute, and Ardmore’s son is not Carl fat-free dairy substitute Jr. The only mention of fat-free dairy substitute in this story should have been that Ardmore was using it in order to cut his cholesterol. He has since stopped.