This week's book giveaway is in the OCP forum. We're giving away four copies of OCP Java SE 8 Programmer II Exam Study Guide and have Kathy Sierra, Bert Bates, & Elizabeth Robson on-line! See this thread for details.
Always close all your resources*. Use a finally block for this; don't be afraid to nest try statements:
* like InputStreams, OutputStreams, Readers, Writers, SQL connections, SQL statements, SQL result sets, etc.
You may see the following, but I think it's a lot nastier: