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.
“Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune” opens tonight at 8 p. m. at the Bridge, the “black box” stage at the Bridgehampton Community Center. It is being produced by the Hamptons International Theater Festival and the Naked Stage.
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.
Southampton Town police have asked the public to assist them in an investigation of a "hide-a-key" thief possibly responsible for a series of burglaries.
According to a release from Detective Sgt. Lisa A. Costa, a man drove up to a Water Mill house on Friday and lifted the doormat at the front door, searching for a key. The statement does not indicate whether the man entered the house.
A Long Island Rail Road train headed for Montauk is being held up in Amityville after it struck and killed a man on the tracks on Saturday afternoon.
As police investigated, between 110 and 150 passengers were stuck on the eastbound train, which left Jamaica at 12:10 p.m. The accident occurred at about 12:45 p.m. The train was due in Montauk at 3 p.m.
Trains were delayed in both directions. Though service was expected to be restored soon, trains will be bypassing the Amityville station during the investigation.