Clarification

Clarification

In a story in last week’s Gazette about the invasion of tunicates in Island ponds, Mary Carman of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution blamed the importing of shellfish from the Sea of Japan for the introduction of the animal. She said further this week that the restaurant industry is responsible.

Correction

Correction

A story about The Birthday Club in the Tuesday Gazette incorrectly reported that the Island Food Pantry received government funds. The pantry does purchase more food than is donated, but without any government assistance.

Corrections

Corrections

A town column in Friday’s Gazette characterized Peter and Cora Weiss as friends of the father of President Obama in the early 1960s. Mrs. Weiss was the executive director of the African American Students Foundation from 1959-63 which brought students from East Africa to the U.S. The President’s father, Barack Obama, came to the University of Hawaii independently, though the foundation awarded him three modest grants to help him buy books, pay for his tuition and personal needs.

Correction

Correction

A story in the Tuesday Gazette about an event with the two Island bookstores incorrectly named the owner of Edgartown Books. The owners are David and Ann LeBreton; the manager is Susan Mercier. The Gazette regrets the error.

Correction

Correction

A story in last Friday’s Gazette about rot in the West Tisbury school misidentified the professional status of Jeffrey Koper. He is a licensed architect, not an engineer. The Gazette regrets the error.

Correction

Correction: > A story in the Tuesday Gazette about the Feast of the Holy Ghost carried a picture of Ashley Moreis carrying the crown of Mary, a long-held Portuguese tradition. In fact Sophie Combra was chosen to carry the crown, as shown in the picture above. The Gazette regrets the mix-up.

Correction

Correction

An article that appeared in the July 14 edition of the Gazette about an accident along Edgartown-Vineyard Haven Road last Saturday morning involving a 1929 Ford Model A Woodie and a Toyota Camry contained inaccuracies. It was the driver of the Ford, Vernon Oliver, who was seriously injured and airlifted to a Boston area hospital. A passenger in the vehicle, Nelson DeBettencourt, was seated in the back seat. The Gazette regrets the errors.

Correction

Correction

A story in Friday’s Gazette about the Walter Manning homestead reported inaccurately on who will live on the property. Paul and Theresa Manning will build a new home on the site. An apartment in the house will be for June Manning. The Gazette regrets the error.

Calendar Correction

Calendar Correction

In the calendar section of the Friday Gazette it was erroneously reported that a Cape Cod League baseball game would be held at the regional high school at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, June 9. The correct date for this event is Thursday, July 9. The Gazette regrets the error.

Corrections

Corrections

A headline on a story about health insurance changes on the Vineyard published in last Friday’s Gazette was inaccurate; the changes do not mean that 1,500 Islanders will be without health insurance.

A story in the Tuesday Gazette about Sengekontacket Pond carried the wrong last name for one of the quahaugers interviewed for the story. His name is David Oliveira.

The Gazette regrets the errors.

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