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.
“The play’s the thing, wherein I’ll catch the conscience of the king,” Hamlet tells us in the ultimate Shakespearean tragedy. And players for the play are wanted, according to Morgan Vaughan, who will direct the Round Table Theater Company’s production of “Hamlet” at Guild Hall’s John Drew Theater in East Hampton this fall.
All parts are open, with the exception of the title character, which will be played by Tristan Vaughan, and Gertrude, to be played by Dianne Benson.
An East Hampton man with a history of arrests was indicted Monday on three felony weapons charges.
A grand jury in the Cromarty Criminal Court Complex in Riverside indicted Melvin C. Smith, 48, on charges of possessing a .38-caliber handgun and 100 rounds of high-velocity ammunition that were discovered in his house on Morris Park Lane on April 16.
East Hampton Town police said they found the gun and ammunition during a routine search that was required in a plea deal Mr. Smith had reached with prosecutors to resolve an earlier assault arrest.
An Amagansett man who was charged with driving while intoxicated after crashing a 2002 Chevrolet into a tree on Friday afternoon apparently took his own life three days later.
Christopher A. Cosich, 47, a well-known physical trainer here and championship bodybuilder, drove off Abram’s Landing Road in Amagansett a few minutes after noon Friday, striking a tree, East Hampton Town police said. He appeared to be intoxicated, and told an officer he had been drinking since the night before, according to an arrest report on file at East Hampton Town Justice Court.
Police arrested a Springs man Tuesday on a felony assault charge following an alleged Monday stabbing.
Alexander R. Fernandez, 21, was said by police to be arguing with Wayne Hopson, apparently over a female companion, when Mr. Fernandez stabbed him in the arm with a scissors at about 3:45 a.m. at 15 Fort Pond Boulevard in Springs.
Police were alerted by Southampton Hospital, following the procedure for when someone is admitted with a wound believed to be from an attack.