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.
Sag Harbor Village police arrested Nikola K. Warm of Germany last Thursday at 11:15 a.m. and charged her with endangering the welfare of a child. She was arrested after a traffic control officer alerted police that a 2008 Toyota Prius parked outside 35 Main Street had two small children in car seats locked inside with windows slightly cracked for ventilation, the police report said.
The temperature reached 82 degrees in Sag Harbor that day, according to the National Weather Service.
Between July 28 and last Saturday a thief or thieves went on a crime spree during the early-morning hours, rifling through unlocked cars parked in driveways in East Hampton and Springs. Most often, they stole global positioning systems.
East Hampton Town police have received at least 10 complaints to date, and say there may be more that have not been reported.
A plan to divide a 43,000-square-foot Ditch Plain parcel into two lots, one of 20,000 square feet and the other of 23,000, was broached for the first time at an East Hampton Town Planning Board meeting on July 25. Judging from board members’ reactions, it could provoke divisive debate.
The East Hampton Town Zoning Board of Appeals made a public determination on the night of July 24 on a se