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A male was rescued by firefighters early Tuesday

A male was rescued by firefighters early Tuesday morning after a fire broke out in his Hempstead home. The house on Alicia Court was engulfed in flames when emergency units arrived at about 4:30 a.m. Firefighters quickly began to search the home for residents and shortly after found the lone occupant of the house in a room on the first floor. Paramedics immediately attended to the man on the front lawn of the home and he was transported to Nassau University Medical Center. (Jan. 24, 2012) Photo Credit: Lou Minutoli

Hempstead man, 71, pulled from burning home

A 71-year-old Hempstead man was hospitalized early Tuesday, suffering from minor burns and smoke inhalation, after being pulled by firefighters from a burning home, Hempstead police said. -- JOHN VALENTI

Cops: Men steal teen's trumpet, sneakers

Three men robbed a 16-year-old boy walking along a street in Freeport Monday evening, stealing his Air Jordan sneakers and his custom trumpet, Nassau County police said. -- JOHN VALENTI

HEMPSTEAD

Elmont Rezoning: Hempstead’s town board meets at 10:30 a.m. in the Nathan L.H. Pavilion. The board will hold a public hearing on a zoning change for Elmont’s Hempstead Turnpike corridor; community advocates and residents want to include “mixed-use” development. Read Aisha Al-Muslim’s Twitter updates @AishaAlMuslim.

BABYLON TOWN

Board Meets: The Babylon Town board will meet at 3:30 p.m. at Town Hall (200 Sunrise Hwy. E., Lindenhurst) to consider seeking state funds to buy buses for senior citizen transport. Check Denise Bonilla’s Twitter updates @denisebonilla.

NORTH HEMPSTEAD

Board Talk: The North Hempstead Town board meets at 7:30 p.m. at Town Hall (220 Plandome Rd., Manhasset) for a public hearing on a housing complex and restaurant on the site of the former Knickerbocker Yacht Club in Port Washington. Check Emi Endo’s Twitter updates @e2_newsday.

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