T.E. McMorrow began freelancing for The Star in 2009, before coming on staff, full time, at the end of 2011. He is a member of the Drama Desk in New York. His book, “Nutcracker in Harlem,” illustrated by James Ransome, is scheduled for publication in the fall of 2016 by HarperCollins children’s division.
Hampton Racquet at Green Hollow, a tennis club on Buckskill Road, is expected to fight 30 East Hampton Town citations in Justice Court on Monday for work allegedly done without permits and ignoring a stop-work order. According to Michael Sendlenski, an attorney for the town, the club and the town are nearing a resolution. The slightly larger than six-acre property is zoned for residential use, but the club is a legal use because it existed before the zoning was put in place.
In downtown Montauk early Sunday morning, hours before the St. Patrick’s Day parade began, vandals were out slashing tires on at least 10 vehicles, some of which had two or three tires destroyed.
Jerry Uribe, a driver with Surf Taxi who was on duty that morning, thinks the total number of cars targeted was much higher than the 10 reported. Mr. Uribe said a friend of his who lives on South Emerson Avenue had five vehicles, including his work truck, attacked. One had gravel poured into the gas tank.
The annual morning-after-St. Patrick’s-Day parade took place on Monday in East Hampton Justice Court, with five handcuffed, not-so-happy participants and about 20 friends and family members watching. Justice Steven Tekulsky arraigned three men who were arrested in Montauk during or just after the parade and a fourth who was charged in East Hampton Village after leaving it.
An East Hampton man arrested last week for allegedly selling cocaine here was indicted Tuesday by a grand jury in Riverhead.
Moshe A. Stephens, 32, was arrested by East Hampton Town police working in conjunction with Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota’s East End Drug Task Force last Thursday afternoon and charged with making two sales of cocaine last year, both class B felonies.
The owners of a more than five-acre parcel in the Georgica Association on the Wainscott side of Georgica Pond went before the East Hampton Town Zoning Board of Appeals on March 4, seeking variances that would allow them to subdivide it into two buildable lots. Whether the board will approve the requests may hinge on two things: The property has been almost entirely cleared of natural vegetation and, in an unusual arrangement, the applicants, Florence and Ken Joseph, own the land but do not control three of the four residences on it.
Sag Harbor Village police arrested on March 12 a Jamesport man they said has defecated in the parking lot outside Mashashimuet Park on multiple occasions, despite the location of nearby public restrooms. Jeff Robinson, the park’s manager, told police last month that a white male would drive into the lot in a white Jeep Wrangler, usually in the morning, get out of his car, disappear for a couple of minutes, return to his car, and drive away, headed east.
Each time, Mr. Robinson told police, after the man left he would discover human feces in the lot.