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.
A New York City woman was critically injured when the bicycle she was riding was struck by a car on Three Mole Harbor Hog Creek Road a little after noon on Saturday.
East Hampton Town police said Kathryn Jones, 58, was biking northbound when she was struck by a 2006 Subaru station wagon being driven by Antjemaria D. Katcher, 65, of East Hampton, also northbound.
Ms. Jones was taken first by the Springs ambulance company, then Suffolk County medical helicopter to Stony Brook University Hospital where she was admitted in what police called critical but stable condition.
Kenneth R. Coleman Jr. of Sag Harbor was driving 66 miles per hour early Saturday morning on Montauk Highway near Green Hollow Road, according to East Hampton Village police, when they stopped his 2005 Toyota Rav 4. The speed limit there is 40 m.p.h.
Mr. Coleman, 31, was asked to perform roadside sobriety tests, which police said he failed. He appeared in East Hampton Town Justice Court later that morning to face a felony charge of drunken driving.
An apparent planned trip out of town turned into a trip to Suffolk County jail for an East Hampton man, who had bail set at $25,000 by a clearly displeased East Hampton Justice Lisa R. Rana last Thursday.
Diego P. Ordonez-Contreras, 29, was due in East Hampton court the day before, Sept. 25, to face a charge of a violation of probation stemming from a previous conviction.