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Under a program in cooperation with the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency, the Suffolk jail in Riverside houses people thought to be in the country illegally while their cases are pending. Civil liberties advocates have described the practice as warrantless imprisonment. T.E. McMorrow

Daniel Rodgers, in hat, with friends and supporters of Bryan Siranaula, who was indicted yesterday in State Supreme Court in the alleged rape of a woman in the Springs School parking lot on Feb. 4. Mr. Siranaula entered not guilty pleas to the charges. T.E. McMorrow
About 25 friends and relatives of Mr. Siranaula were at the courthouse, to show their support for the defendant. Many were fellow East Hampton High School students.T.E. McMorrow

A man-made swale behind the East Hampton Methodist Church had an elevated bacteria level in a January water test by Concerned Citizens of Montauk. David E. Rattray

Deborah Lee Scheffer died on Feb. 9. A fund-raiser has been established to help her husband with expenses for their two children.

The ownership of a portrait of a young Jacqueline Bouvier by a relatively unknown painter that was reputedly stolen from Grey Gardens in the 1970s has been challenged in a new lawsuit. T.E. McMorrow photos

Seals and other coastal inhabitants can be viewed on a guided walk with a state parks naturalist in Montauk both Saturday and Sunday. Jane Bimson

The owner of this truck parked on Neck Path in Springs returned home to find it in flames. Elaine Daddio

Chrystyna Kestler, whose son Army Lt. Joseph J. Theinert was killed in Afghanistan in 2010, will speak about her experiences along with four veterans at Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor next week.


Kids can get up close to a variety of marine life in an open aquarium at the South Fork Natural History Museum in Bridgehampton. Durell Godfrey