Corrections and Clarifications
Errors happen, and Farmington Patch will correct them.
Our goal at Farmington Patch is to be your best and most accurate source for information about Farmington and Farmington Hills. We know that factual errors will sometimes occur, whether we make mistakes or incorrect information is provided to us.
When we learn we have provided incorrect information, we will correct it as quickly as possible, and the correction will be noted at the bottom of the story, in italics. In addition, we will publish our most recent corrections and clarifications here. You'll find "Corrections and Clarifications" featured on our home page on the days when we make them.
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Here are our latest corrections and clarifications:
Correction: Due to incorrect information provided, the dates and times for the Tasting Your Way Through a Wine Menu class were incorrectly reported in the original version of "Study Culinary Arts at Oakland Community College in Farmington Hills" published March 2, 2013.
Correction: The Goldberg family members quoted in "'Bloodlust' or Family-Friendly Spectator Sport? Martial Arts Ordinance Moves Forward", published Feb. 13, 2013, are students at Farmington Martial Arts, which is owned by Jeff and Connie Duncan.
Correction: The amount of money donated to schools through the Drive 4UR School program was incorrectly reported in the original version of "Decades-Old Tom Holzer Ford Supports Farmington Area Schools", published Feb. 4, 2013. It is $10.
Correction: The original version of "State Supt. Flanagan: Michigan Teachers Should Make $100K", published Jan. 30, 2013, incorrectly stated that Birmingham had the highest average teacher salary in the state, at $94,703. This number was provided by the Michigan Department of Education, however district officials said this week that salary data had been mis-reported to the state in 2011 and never corrected in state records. The average teachers salary at Birmingham Public Schools in 2010-11 was $75,323.07, district officials said Jan. 31.
Correction: The date for the fundraiser referenced in "See Oscar-Nominated Shorts at Farmington Library 'Red Carpet' Fundraiser", published on Jan. 30, 2013, was incorrectly reported in the original version of the story.
Correction: The penalties for violating state law were incorrectly reported in the original version of "Celebrating New Year's Day with Fireworks? Michigan Law Allows It", published Dec. 30, 2012.
Correction: The name of occupational therapist Carol Green was misspelled in the original version of "New Farmington Hills Design Center Focuses on Barrier-Free Remodeling", published Nov. 26, 2012. The RSVP phone number for the open house was also corrected.
Correction: Funds for the new downtown decorations, referenced in "Farmington DDA Events Lose Money; New Holiday Decorations on the Way" published Oct. 23, 2012, and What Do You Think About Downtown Farmington's New Holiday Decor?, published Nov. 26, 2012, were raised through cover charges at Walkers Tavern during the Downtown Farmington Founders Festival.
Correction: The date of a vandalism incident at Farmington High School was incorrectly reported in the original version of "Farmington Investigators Looking for High School Band Room Vandals", published Nov. 18, 2012.
Correction: The Holiday Ice and Winterfest Market will be held Dec. 7, 8 and 9 in Ferndale. Incorrect dates were given in a previous version of "Patch's Holiday Event Guide for Metro Detroit 2012", published Nov. 15, 2012.
Correction: Lily Taveski's grade was incorrectly reported in the original version of "Strong Cast Carries Farmington High Production of 'Our Town'", published Nov. 14, 2012.
Correction: The name of radio station Today's 105.1 was incorrectly reported in the original version of "When Should Holiday Music Start Playing? Take Our Poll", published Nov. 12, 2012.
Correction: The Downtown Farmington Farmers Market was listed under the wrong day in the original version of "Weekend Brings Recyclable Drive, Family Friendly Film Festival, Farmers Market and More", published Nov. 9, 2012. It is held on Saturday.
Correction: Planning Commission chair Kevin Christiansen's name was incorrectly spelled in the original version of "Farmington Tennis Club to Revamp Plans for Outdoor Recreation Area" and "Farmington Planning Commission Approves Plan for Adult Day Care", published April 11, 2012.
Correction: The headline on "Football Time! Farmington v. Walled Lake Western, Harrison v. Fenton", published Oct. 22, 2012, was changed to reflect the correct playoff matchups.
Correction: Changes were made to the list of broadcasting television networks in "Your Guide to Monday's Final Presidential Debate", published Oct. 20, 2012, due to scheduling of sporting events.
Correction: "Busch's Fresh Food Market Closing Store Pharmacies by Oct. 21", published Oct. 12, 2012, has been corrected to reflect that Busch's in Farmington Hills does not have a pharmacy.
Correction: David Pniewski's name was incorrectly reported in the original version of "Help Hungry Farmington Schools Students at Backpack Dinner; Tickets Available Online", published Oct. 11, 2012.
Correction: Farmington-Farmington Hills Education Foundation board president David Sampson's last name was incorrectly reported in the original version of "Farmington Schools Education Foundation Launches Donor Drive Oct. 18", published Oct. 10, 2012.
Correction: "Attorney Asks About Eyewitness, 'Unknown Fluid,' and Medical Records in Patterson Crash", published Sept. 25, was corrected to indicate that Anthony Prainito will be back in court on Oct. 25.
Correction: "UPDATED: Tucker Cipriano Ruled Competent to Stand Trial" published Sept. 25, 2012, was corrected to indicate that Dr. Candyce Shields is a forensic psychologist.
Correction: The headlines in the initial version of "Trader Joe's Plans Move to Bloomfield," published Sept. 24, 2012, incorrectly identified the community to which Trader Joe's is moving.
Correction: The cuttline under the photo in "First Thing: Farmington Hills Officials Talk About Ballot Citizenship Checkbox", published Sept. 24, 2012, has been changed to reflect the correct history of the building pictured.
Correction: In "Edible Arrangements Honors Farmington Woman Who Volunteers," published Sept. 21, 2012, the hometown of Terra Muscat was incorrectly reported, because incorrect information was provided to Patch.
Correction: "Weekend Watch: Sept. 7-9, 2012", published Sept. 7, 2012, was corrected to reflect the correct time for the Bark in the Park event.
Correction: Sky Ropes' days of operation were incorrectly listed in the original version of "New Sky Ropes Course Provides Active Fun for Farmington Area Families", published Sept. 6, 2012.
Correction: "Bank of America Offers Free Museum Admission for Labor Day Weekend", published Sept. 1, 2012, incorrectly stated that Greenfield Village was included in the Museums on Us program.
Correction: Mary Lou Kruger's last name was incorrectly reported in the original version of "Bow and Arrow Target Practice May Be Allowed in Farmington Hills", published Aug. 27, 2012.
Correction: "New Qdoba Opens Monday on Orchard Lake in Farmington Hills", published Aug. 19, 2012, was corrected to reflect the new Qdoba is the 25th location in eastern Michigan and among 10 opened in Michigan over the past two years.
Correction: The location of Ford World Headquarters was incorrectly reported in the original version of "Susan G. Komen 3-Day Walkers Turn Downtown Farmington Pink", published Aug. 18, 2012.
Correction: The original update of "UPDATED: Farmington Hills Police Still Searching for Armed Robbery Suspect", published Aug. 14, 2012, incorrectly reported the hometown of the suspect.
Correction: The article "Get Out the Vote: Readers' Choice Poll Closes Friday", published Aug. 11, 2012, was corrected to reflect the correct date that the poll closed.
Correction: The article "Campaign Finance: 37th District State House Candidates", published Aug. 1, 2012, was corrected to reflect that expenditures listed on the Barnett campaign finance report under the "Polling" category were automatic calls made to constituents to remind them of Barnett's coffee hours.
Correction: In "Holocaust Memorial Center Celebrates Holocaust Hero Raoul Wallenberg", published July 27, 2012, the name of the Henry Ford Centennial Library was incorrectly reported.
Correction: The article "Farmington Hills Teen Pens Songs for Pop Star", published July 19, 2012, was corrected to reflect the correct spelling of Callaghan Smerek's father's name and the correct description of Colbie Caillat's holiday album.
Correction: The article "Farmington Schools Administrator Takes on Brighton Schools Principal Post", published July 18, 2012, was corrected to reflect that Mark Wilson is the father of three children, two daughters and a son.
Correction: In "Farmington Hills Resident's Camp Returns with Hearts, Hands and Voices", published July 13, 2012, the grade limits for Hearts, Hands and Voices camp and the camp website were incorrectly listed.
Correction: In "North Farmington High's Rausch Brothers Share Love of Theater", published July 12, 2012, the time for a performance was incorrectly reported.
Correction: The story, "Pastor From Canton Seeks New 11th District Congressional Seat", published July 6, 2012, was updated to reflect that Loren Bennett of Canton suspended his write-in campaign in June to endorse Nancy Cassis.
Correction: In "Heat Moves Tonight's Free Concert from Heritage Park to Costick Center", published June 28, 2012, Nancy Coumoundouros' title was incorrectly reported.
Correction: In "Sights and Sounds: North Farmington Class of 2012", published June 11, 2012, the list of graduates with 4.0 GPAs was incorrectly reported. Information was taken from the graduation program, which listed grades as of the second trimester because final trimester grades were not available, according to the school's counseling office.
Correction: In "What's Your Race Story? Cipriano Benefit Draws 2,000+ to Farmington YMCA", published June 8, 2012, WXYZ Channel 7 meteorologist Chris Edwards was misidentified.
Correction: In "Weekend Watch: June 8-10, 2012", published June 8, 2012, American Legion Bingo was incorrectly listed. It is held on Friday.
Correction: In "Short on Valid Signatures, U.S. Rep. McCotter to Run as Write-In" published May 29, 2012, and "U.S. Rep. Thaddeus McCotter Ends Write-in Campaign," published June 2, 2012, Dr. Syed Taj's name was incorrectly reported.
Correction: In "Farmington Hills Firefighter Denny Hughes Retires After 30-Plus Years", published June 22, 2012, Lt. Hughes served as fire inspector before being promoted to his current position, and the security work he does is for the National Hockey League (NHL).
Correction: In "Farmington Police Investigating Two Larcenies in Floral Park," published June 20, 2012, the incident was incorrectly reported as having occurred in Farmington Hills. The incident actually occurred in Farmington.
Correction: In "Farmington Masons Award Three Scholarships", published May 28, 2012, the name of Mason Wayne Turton was incorrectly spelled.
Correction: In "Xemplar Club Wine and Beer Event Benefits Community Living Centers, Youth Programs", published May 25, 2012, CLC Director Lisa Murrell's name was misspelled.
Correction: In "Farmington Schools May Add CPR Training to 9th Grade Health Classes in 2014", published May 17, 2012, the year in which CPR training may be added to the Farmington Public Schools 9th grade health curriculum was incorrectly stated.
Correction: In "Miss Farmington Pageant Contestants Ready for Spring, Summer Events", published May 7, 2012, Miss Oakland County contestant Kayla Pingel's name was misspelled.
Correction: In "Farmington Hills Business Owner Stops Larceny", published May 3, 2012, the businesses named in the story are located north of 13 Mile Road in Farmington Hills.
Correction: In "Farmington Schools Honors Two Who Teach With 'Heart and Soul'", published April 18, 2012, the name of Warner Upper Elementary principal Mark Watson was incorrectly reported.
Correction: In "Detroit Zoo Celebrates Earth Day on Saturday, April 21", published April 14, 2012, the date for the Zoo's Earth Day events was incorrectly reported. They were held Saturday, April 21.
Correction: Due to incorrect information provided, the grade level of 1st place winner Landon Tucker was incorrectly reported in "Farmington/Farmington Hills Optimists Announce Speech Contest Winners" published April 8, 2012. He is an 8th grader.
Correction: The original version of "5 Things You Should Know Today - April 4, 2012", published April 4, 2012, incorrectly reported the day for Nardin Park's Eggs-stravaganza. It will be held on Saturday, 9:30 a.m.
Correction: The first sentence of "Farmington Dispatch Advocates Urge City Officials to Keep It Local", published Mar. 20, 2012, corrected to reflect that the consolidation proposal only affects dispatch and inmate housing services for Farmington Public Safety and Farmington Hills Police Dept.
Correction: The name of Trayvon Martin was incorrectly spelled in the original version of "UPDATED: Two Farmington Schools on Lockdown After Morning Phone Threat", published Mar. 29, 2012.
Correction: The amount of money saved and the number of library retirees were incorrectly reported in the original version of "Farmington Library Board Saves Thousands with New Benefits Plans", published Mar. 15, 2012.
Correction: The headline on the original version "Lanigan Elementary Runners Train for Mini-Martian", published Mar. 26, 2012, incorrectly identified the race for which the students are training, which is the "Mini-Martian".
Correction: In the original version of "Toastmasters Club Sharpens Public Speaking Skills", published Mar. 19, 2012, Joe Szafranski's name was incorrectly spelled in the original version of this story.
Correction: In the initial version of "One School One Book Launches in Three Farmington Schools", published Mar. 3, 2012, the name of the "One School, One Book" program was incorrectly reported.
Correction: Due to inaccurate information provided, the location for NorthPointe Foot & Ankle was incorrectly reported in "Medical Assistants Collect Donations for Soldiers on Active Duty", published Feb. 25, 2012.
Correction: The caption on a photo published Mar. 5, 2012 with "Get Ready to Rock: Music School Opens in Farmington" incorrectly identified Laura Mendoza and Sheri Fucinari.
Correction: The location of the community conversation announced in "Want Lansing to Hear Your Views on Education? Patch Can Help", published Mar. 5, 2012, was changed to the Farmington Public Schools Ten Mile Building, 32789 10 Mile Rd.
Correction: Due to incorrect information provided, the time of the Hudsonsville Ice Cream free ice cream give-away was incorrectly reported in "Children's Activities, Ice Cream at Saturday's Old Winery Market in Farmington", published Feb. 24, 2012.
Correction: In "Author's Ebook Could Lead to Windfall for Farmington Area Kids", published Feb. 17, 2012, author Lisa Rose Chottiner's name was misspelled.
Correction: The headline on "Farmington Hills Officials Wrestle with Bow Hunting Ordinance", published Feb. 15, 2012, was corrected to reflect the discussion occurred among Farmington Hills officials.
Correction: In "Oakland County Clerk Answers Questions Regarding Presidential Primary", published Feb. 13, 2012, the date of the Democratic caucuses was incorrectly reported due to incorrect information posted on the Oakland County Clerk's website. The date is May 5.
Correction: The date of a meeting reported in "Farmington Hills County Commissioner Hosts Veterans Information Meeting", published Jan. 27, 2012, was incorrectly reported.
Correction: A scholarship described in "Masonic Scholarship Applications Available at Farmington Schools", published Jan. 26, 2012, is available only to students in Farmington Public Schools.
Correction: In "Bowl for Jobs at Drakeshire in Farmington Feb. 3", published Jan. 19, 2012, the contact name and email address for Chris Fichter were incorrectly listed, due to incorrect information submitted to Patch.
Correction: In "Farmington School Officials Meet with Community Relations Committee Tonight", published Jan. 10, 2012, the story's headline was corrected to accurately reflect the board's reported agenda for their Jan. 10, 2012 meetings.
Clarifications: In "Former Mayor Tells Farmington Hills Officials to Dump SMART," published Jan. 8, 2012, council member Richard Lerner's statement regarding the amount of money the city would have if voters were asked to approve the current SMART millage amount has been clarified. Also, opting out of the SMART system requires a vote of the council.
Correction: In "Harrison Grad Chris Pyant Goes to Championship Game with WSU," published Dec. 13, 2011, the location of the Division II championship game was incorrectly reported.
Correction: In "Need Some Help Finding a Gift for Dad this Holiday?", published Dec. 15, 2011, several changes were made to the original story. Scott Millman participated in the Kelly Cup last year, and he helped coach the North Farmington junior varsity team several years ago. In addition, some items in the original list of recommendations were deleted.
Correction: In "Santa Visits Farmington Hills," published Nov. 30, 2011, the names of the Farmington Hills Youth Choir and director Brian Christian were incorrectly reported.
Correction: In "Farmington, Hills Officials Face SMART Decision in January," published Dec. 6, 2011, the month of the next SMART millage election was incorrectly reported. It will happen in August of 2012.
Correction: The story, "Farmington Hills Holiday Expo Opens at Costick Center," published Dec. 1, 2011, incorrectly reported the date of the expo. It will run Dec. 9 and 10.
Correction: The story, "Yessian Music in Farmington Hills Has a Hand in Thanksgiving Day Parade," published Nov. 21, 2011, incorrectly reported the group that will be performing a Yessian-penned song for America's Thanksgiving Day parade. It is Farmington Hills-based Mid American Pompon All Stars.
Correction: In the story, "Tip Helps Snare Armed Robbery Suspect," published Dec. 3, 2010, the location of the incident was incorrectly reported. It happened at a Mobil station at 12 Mile and Orchard Lake Rd.
Correction: In the story "Businesses in Farmington, Hills Support Holiday Food Drives", published on Nov. 15, 2011, the dates for Farmington Area Goodfellows benefit events at the Civic Theater – holiday movies and a dance performance – are on Dec. 3 and Dec. 4, respectively.
Correction: In the story "Shop Local, Look Good in Farmington, Hills", published on Nov. 9, 2011, the date of a deal at Dollar General was incorrectly reported. It was good only on Nov. 11.
Correction: The following corrections have been made to the original version of "Ginsberg Feels Farmington School Board Needs Real Change", published on Oct. 6, 2011: Ginsberg is the grandfather of a child autism. He said solutions could include privatizing some services and better utilizing existing resources.
Clarification: The story, "Islamic Cultural Center Moves Ahead with Eagle Elementary Purchase", published Nov. 1, 2011, was changed to reflect the specific disposition of the lawsuit filed over the sale of Eagle Elementary School.
Correction: In the story, "Miss Farmington Takes Contra Dances for a Whirl", published Oct. 23, the date for the first contra dance at the American Legion in Farmington was incorrectly reported. It is Dec. 18.
Correction: Due to incorrect information provided, "LDS Church Distributes Clothing and More in Farmington Hills Saturday", published Oct. 14, 2011, incorrectly reported the clothing distribution time.
Correction: In "Quick Hits: Farmington Hills City Council", published Oct. 11, 2011, the source of the city's $219,000 in energy cost savings, a project with Chevron Energy Solutions, was incorrectly reported.
Clarification: The original description under the headline for "Farmington, Hills, Novi Make Big Changes at SWOCC", published Sept. 23, 2011, was changed to reflect that SWOCC produces government programs and facilitates public access programming.
Correction: In "Farmington Hills Officials Celebrate City Hall Award", published Sept. 14, 2011, Piet Lindhout, president of Lindhout Associates Architects, as incorrectly identified in a photo caption.
Correction: In "Farmington Honors Emergency Workers on Patriot Day", published Sept. 12, 2011, Miss Farmington Elise Newcomer was incorrectly identified in a photo caption.
Correction: In "North Farmington Runs Away from Hazel Park, 39-8", published Sept. 10, 2011, the grade and touchdown runs for Jacquis Woods were incorrectly reported.
Correction: In the article "Firewalkers Remember Moving Trek from Bridge to Bridge," pubished Sept. 9, 2011, the names of the officers who completed the entire walk and the rank of Lt. Tom Shurtlef were incorrectly reported in the original version of this story.
Correction: In "Farmington Hills Firefighters Earn Fundraising Trophy", published Sept. 8, 2011, the first name of Battalion Chief Bruce Belsky was incorrectly reported.
Correction: In "Beautification Awards Ceremony Honors Farmington Homeowners, Businesses," published Aug. 31, 2011, the name of landscape architect Matt Madsen and his company Designs by Matt were incorrectly reported in a photo caption.
Correction: Based on information provided by the candidate, Farmington Hills city council candidate Erik Lindquist's term of service on the ZBA was incorrectly reported in "Attorney Aims for Hills City Council Seat", published July 20, 2011. He was first appointed in 2007.
Correction: The name of Cathy Rosenhaus' business was incorrectly reported in the original version "Business is Blooming: Landscape Designer Celebrates a Successful Season", published Aug. 2, 2011. It is Garden Designs.
Correction: In "Farmington Hills Residents Happy With Their City," published July 26, 2011, the margin of error for a community survey was incorrectly reported. It is ±5 percent.
Correction: In "Muggle Children Delight as Owls Swoop into the Farmington Community Library," published July 22, 2011, the program was not grant-funded, but was sponsored by the Farmington Friends of the Library.
Correction: The caption on a photo in "In Photos: Botsford Founders Festival Parade," published July 16, 2011, misspelled the last name of Drew and Riley Demers.
Correction: In "Grand Celebrations Keeps Business All in the Family", published July 17, 2011, Cliff Donovan's year of graduation was incorrectly reported. It was 1977.
Correction: In "Think Back-to-School Early and Save," published July 13, 2011, the link for a Big Lots coupon had expired. We posted the correct link and its effective date.
Correction: In "T-Minus 5 Days to the Downtown Farmington Founders Festival," published July 10, 2011, the location of the Farmington Masonic Lodge barbecue was incorrectly reported. It is outside the Masonic Hall.
Correction: In "Oxford Woman Crowned Miss Oakland County 2011," published July 10, 2011, the eligibility requirements for the pageant were incorrectly reported. It is open to women who live, work or attend school in Oakland County.
Correction: In "From Hockey Player to Motorcycle Santa," published July 4, 2011, the name of the company for which Mike Hartman works was incorrectly reported. It is Estes Express Lines.
Correction: In "Beechview Wins All-City Quad Meet," published June 26, 2011, Beechview coach Driska McCullough's name was misspelled.
Correction: In the story "What's New at the Nature Center?", published June 2, 2011, the red-bellied woodpecker pictured in the photo gallery was incorrectly identified in the initial version of the story.
Correction: The story "Your Guide to Art on the Grand," published June 2, 2011, originally omitted the 9 a.m.-1 p.m. time for the Masonic Hall pancake breakfast.
Correction: Due to inaccurate information provided to Farmington-Farmington Hills Patch, Farmington Dept. of Public Works was incorrectly listed in "Main Street Links Farmington with Joplin, MO Relief Efforts" as a collection point in a drive to aid victims of the Joplin, MO tornado. Due to space and staffing limitations, DPW will not be taking donations.
Clarification: Students who participated in the May 20 Wax Museum at Warner Upper Elementary School were from Karen Farber's and Karrie Lyons' classrooms. The story "Warner Students Get Waxy" was published May 21, 2011.
Correction: In "North Farmington Track and Field Outruns Seaholm," published May 4, 2011, the Raider girls team tied score with Oxford was incorrectly reported. The teams tied at 64.
Correction: The headline on "Conference Draws Teens from 50 Oakland Schools," published April 28, 2011, was changed to reflect that students from 50 Oakland County schools, and 28 school districts, attended the event.
Correction: The date for the Farmington-Farmington Hills Optimist Club panel discussion on dyslexia was incorrectly reported in "The Week Ahead: City Meetings, School Officials Look at Outsourcing RFPs", published April 25, 2011. The meeting date is Wednesday, April 27, 2011. The date was also corrected on our events calendar.
Correction: In "Hundreds Turn Out for Jaycees Egg Hunt," published April 18, 2011, the charity that will receive new and gently used toys collected was incorrectly reported. They will go to a local shelter and an organization called Riley's Toys. Cash donations were accepted for the YMCA's Strong Kids campaign.
Correction: In "Hills Woman's Home Destroyed by Fire" published April 14, 2011, the name of homeowner Brenda Barnett was incorrectly reported.
Correction: The April 17 Farmington Hills Earth Day event listed in "Get Out: Arts Events, Bingo, Collectibles" published April 14 has been removed, and the event, which was held last year, has been removed from our calendar.
Correction: In "Hills Woman's Fundraiser Honors Heroes Battling Blood Cancer", published April 13, 2011 the date of Alicia Buisst's stem cell transplant was incorrectly reported. It was July 2009, and she has been in remission since January 2010.
Correction: In "The Week Ahead," published April 11, 2011, the location of the April 12, 2011 Farmington School Board meeting location was incorrectly reported. The board meeting was moved to North Farmington High School.
Correction: In "More than 350 See 'Race to Nowhere'", published April 1, 2011 the event location was misidentified. The event was held in Hunt Auditorium in the Richard B. Jones Academic Center at North Farmington High School.
Correction: The award Roxanne Mecham received was incorrectly reported in "District Honors Inspiring Bilingual Parapro", published March 21, 2011. She received the Farmington Support Person of the Year award.
Correction: In "Barnett Says Emergency Financial Manager Bill Goes to Far," published March 13, 2011, State Rep. Vicki Barnett's comment about Republicans who have reportedly refused to support the Governor's tax plan was misstated. Barnett said that 10 Republican senators have reportedly refused to Snyder's tax bill.
Correction: In "Farmington Hills Filmmaker's Passion Shows in New Documentary," published March 9, 2011, the type of project Andre Anton is working on was incorrectly identified. It is a feature narrative.
Correction: In "EnAct Club Takes Science on the Road," published March 6, 2011, the name of Kishan Patel, club president, was inadvertently omitted from the list of students who participated in the demonstration.
Correction: In "Applications Open for Farmington Area Arts Awards" published March 5, 2011, we incorrectly reported the year that Jan Jacobs was Artist-In-Residence. She held the honor in 2009.
Correction: In "Farmington Advances in Hockey Pre-Regional with Shutout," published March 3, 2011, Farmington's Max Saranen scored on Franklin's replacement goalie Travis Ferrier to make it 8-0 in the second period.
Clarification: In "New Hills Ordinances Take Aim at Alcohol, Medical Marijuana Businesses," published Dec. 14, 2010, both ordinances were presented for first reading and were to be considered for final approval at a future meeting.
Correction: In "The Week Ahead: City Council, Musicale and American Legion," published Monday, Feb. 28, 2011, the council's study session agenda was incorrectly reported. The agenda will include meeting the Police Department's new K-9 Argos and discussions of invisible fencing requirements and a proposed Special Services policy regarding sponsorships, naming rights and advertising.
Correction: The meeting referenced in "Farmington Officials: Investments are Worthwhile," published Jan. 20, 2011, took place on Tuesday, Jan. 18.
Correction: In the story, "Wood Creek Students Get a Letter From the Governor," published Feb. 16, 2011, we corrected the spelling of Joshua Kazuo Poppink's name.
Clarification: The story "Farmington Scores Big at Regionals," published Feb. 19, 2011, was clarified to reflect that Plymouth High School is located in Canton, MI.
Correction: The story "School Board to Consider Outsourcing Support Services", published Feb. 14, 2011, was corrected to reflect that the district's fund balance is targeted at 11 percent of revenues.
Correction: Numerous changes were made to the article "In Brief: Farmington Hockey Rolls On," published Jan. 14, 2011, to correctly identify the Farmington Falcons.
Correction: In "Freedom's Passage Ran Through Farmington," published Jan. 27, 2011, tickets for the Association of Women in Communications event are $10 members, $15 nonmember and $5 students. The Web site is womcomdetroit.org
Correction: In "Hills City Council Honors Employees, Others," published Jan. 24, 2011, the location of the employee recognition prior to the regular Farmington Hills city council meeting is the Costick Center. Only the employee of the year will be recognized during the 7:30 p.m. city council meeting.
Correction: In the story "Local Church Provides Shelter for Homeless," published Jan. 23, 2011, the people served by the South Oakland Shelter program at First Presbyterian Church were transported to the church by First Presbyterian volunteers.
Correction: In the survey results reported in "Officials: School Building Demolition Keeps Promise" on Jan. 12, 2011, 34 people strongly disagreed with a plan to demolish the empty school buildings.
Correction: In "Harrison Grabs Second Place in Lakeland Wrestling Invitational," published Jan. 9, 2011, the following information was corrected: Mike Rankin from Farmington High won an individual title at 140 pounds, defeating Holly's John Buttrey. Inaccurate information was provided to Farmington Patch reporter Mike Scott.
Correction: The Monday, Jan. 3, 2011 Farmington City Council meeting starts at 7 p.m.
Correction: In "Farmington, Hills Firefighters Respond to Wayne Explosion," Farmington Hills was among the seven area fire departments responding to a Dec. 29, 2010 explosion at a Wayne furniture store. A comma was removed from the headline to reflect the correction.
Correction: In "Longacre Families Share in Holiday Fun," the name of Alexis Marques was corrected in a photo caption.
Correction: In "Harrison Throttled by Crockett, 78-51," we corrected information about a Crockett player's stats. Crockett guard Markese Allen scored a team high 17 points.
Correction: In "School Officials Consider Plans to Demolish Empty Buildings," an editing error was corrected. The number of schools to be demolished is five, and the estimated $900,000 cost of demolition is for all five schools.
Correction: In "The Week Ahead", published Monday, Dec. 6, we corrected the time of Monday night's Farmington City Council special meeting to 6:30 p.m.
Correction: In the Dec. 2 article "Jaycees 25th Tree Lighting Continues Community Tradition", we corrected information about Jamie Rasmussen's involvement in the event. This was his first year of directing this project for the Jaycees and his second year of being involved with it.
Correction: In the Dec. 3 article "Weekend Picks: Holly Days, Cookies, Music, Movies and The Nutcracker," we corrected the name of the ballet company performing The Nutcracker at Mercy High School. It is the Michigan Classic Ballet Company.
Correction: In "Police Report Sheds New Light on Nov. 23 Hammer Attack," published Tuesday, Nov. 30, and updated Wednesday, Dec. 1, we corrected information about the Wednesday proceeding in the prosecution of suspect Fuad Sheena. It was a pre-event conference to determine when, or whether, a preliminary exam would take place.