Unfair to Schepps
Published on Sep 29th, 2005
0 comments It has come to The Hook's attention that our October 24, 2002 story about a Madison County screenwriter (Facetime: "Writer's lock: Hollywood $miles on Mountaineer"] unfairly portrayed another...
She's a girl!
Published on Sep 22nd, 2005
0 comments In a caption in last week's cover story, "No Child? Who will be left behind?" we should have said Dawn Bryant kept her daughter at Clark.
Katrina site; story credit
Published on Sep 15th, 2005
0 comments * In last week's cover story, we mistyped the address for the website linking homeless victims with places to live. The correct address is * In Courteney Stuart's September 8...
Not a Coghill shell
Published on Sep 8th, 2005
0 comments * The story, "Coghill's con: 'Silver-tongued devil' cops fraud plea," in the August 25, 2005 issue of the Hook, identified four of seven companies listed in Thomas E. Coghill Jr.'s indictment on six...
Dropped letter
Published on Aug 11th, 2005
0 comments * The last letter of playwright Matt Bowen's last name was dropped on the photo caption accompanying the July 28 news story entitled, "Her too: Play depicts Faulkner relationship." * In the same...
Wrong credits and number
Published on Jul 28th, 2005
0 comments We had some credit errors last week: * The photo in the story entitled "Apple dart: Computer company disses SNL " is a file photo by Lauren Brooks. * The story entitled "Pavilion problem: Storm...
Chopped story, wrong name, wrong credit
Published on Jul 21st, 2005
0 comments * A production error omitted the last paragraph in Lindsay Barnes' July 14 story about train horns, "Train pain: Under the covers and fuming." The final paragraph should read as follows: "And until...
Dump photos, worker photos, wine vintages
Published on Jul 14th, 2005
0 comments CORRECTIONS- Dump photos, worker photos, wine vintages Published July 14 in issue 0428 of the Hook * In last week's story, "Dump dust-up: Citizens gather; Lynch denies role," the photograph of Pat...
No coffins, no given name
Published on Jun 23rd, 2005
0 comments * In last week's news story "Grave Matters," we incorrectly stated that two coffins had been unearthed at a UVA dig. In fact, archaeologists confined their excavations to the grave shafts above the...
Published on Jun 9th, 2005
0 comments * In our "Culture" section last week, we understated (by a dollar) the adult admission price to Monticello. It is now $14. * In our May 26 summer guide, we incorrectly stated the name of the rock...
Island girl and two owners
Published on Jun 2nd, 2005
0 comments * In last week's cover package comparing classic TV shows to Central Virginia attractions, we misspelled the name of the wholesome female on Gilligan's Island. Ardent fans know that her name is...
Wrong Kevin, Wrong PUD, Wrong quotation marks, Wrong clothing
Published on May 26th, 2005
0 comments * In our May 19 story headlined "Cross to bear: Heated debate over Mall access," we called Councilor Kevin Lynch Kevin Cox. Sorry, Kevins! * The acronym PUD– planned unit development– was...
Wrong Kevin, Wrong PUD, Wrong quotation marks, Wrong clothin
Published on May 25th, 2005
0 comments * In our May 19 story headlined "Cross to bear: Heated debate over Mall access," we called Councilor Kevin Lynch Kevin Cox. Sorry, Kevins! * The acronym PUD– planned unit development– was...
Wrong date, wrong name, bad grammar
Published on May 19th, 2005
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Paper's prizes; geisha's greeting
Published on May 11th, 2005
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Missing letters, wrong photog
Published on May 5th, 2005
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Wrong byline
Published on Apr 21st, 2005
0 comments * Due to a production template error, the byline was wrong on last week's Hotseat, "Networking: How Burchett got those TV stations." The story was written by Lisa Provence. #
Speedie didn't appeal to ASAP
Published on Apr 14th, 2005
0 comments * Last week's essay by Janis Jaquith, ["Trojan train: Keep D.C. a car commute away"], alleged that a local rail advocate Sam Speedie sent an email appeal to Advocates for Sustainable Albemarle...
Toys, not magic; too young; wrong U; EC prescriptions; land-holding; Blackacre's name
Published on Apr 7th, 2005
0 comments *In last week's cover story, "This mold house: family devastated by spore war," the employment of homeowner Larry Butler was misstated. He runs Uncle Larry's Toy Store in Ivy Square. * In last week's...
Lawyer's last name, Schiavo's first name, photog's progress, story byline, tunnel's cost
Published on Mar 31st, 2005
0 comments * In last week's story about the closed-door meetings of the Charlottesville School Board ["Legal time: Schools slate special confabs"], the last name for the Board's attorney was incorrect. He is R...
Clarification & Correction
Published on Mar 17th, 2005
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Missing photo credit, Bryan with a Y
Published on Mar 3rd, 2005
0 comments * David Wayland took the photograph of the "Valley Park Mint Springs" sign. * Bryan Smith's first name was misspelled in last week's news story, "Acquitted: It's Schaub, not Schwab." #  
Lappa's pic, Fenton's pic, Senior's size
Published on Feb 24th, 2005
0 comments * In the "Love Stinks" issue of February 10, we inadvertently ran a photo of Sydney Levine to illustrate a tale of love-gone-wrong told by Sally Murphy. We regret all errors– but particularly...
Station identification, Waldo's graduation
Published on Feb 17th, 2005
0 comments In our February 10 story, "Fili-Bustered: Stations skip two-mommy show," we incorrectly listed Conni Lombardo's place of employment. She is the vice president and general manager of WHTJ...
Kariel's in charge
Published on Feb 10th, 2005
0 comments For the second time in 12 months, the Hook understated architect David Kariel's role in designing the Terraces, a massive mixed-used building developed by Oliver Kuttner [February 3 cover story: "No...
Sponsorship, listingship
Published on Feb 3rd, 2005
0 comments The symposium, "Democracy in Action?: The Law and Politics of Local Governance," featured in the January 27, 2005 Words column, was sponsored wholly by the Journal of Law and Politics, a publication...
Wrong bill, wrong title, wrong Supes, wrong map, wrong everything
Published on Jan 27th, 2005
0 comments   * We gave the wrong number of a crime-overhauling House Bill proposed by Delegate Dave Albo in a January 13 news story entitled, "Whose values? Lefty PAC fights for families." The bill is HB...
They're just shareholders, H.B. 1054, Gillen rings
Published on Jan 20th, 2005
0 comments   * The January 6 "4Better or Worse" incorrectly identified Richard Spurzem and Chuck Dean as board members of Albemarle First Bank. They are shareholders. * The January 13 news story about the...
Wrong artist; Free venison... with strings, wrong municipality
Published on Jan 6th, 2005
0 comments * Lindsay Michie Eades painted "The Red Shirt" that appears in the First Friday section in the December 2 issue. * "Bambi Threat: How to avoid free venison" (November 25) reported that deer carcasses...
It's Cle, not Che
Published on Dec 23rd, 2004
0 comments In last week's news story about the Paramount theater's status as ticket venue, "One-stop shop: Paramount to sell others' tickets," an editing glitch changed the first name of a Plan 9 music...