The Astoria Fire Department took to the rainy streets this week during its 31st annual Christmas Food Parade through the neighborhoods of Astoria. Marching behind a fire engine carrying Santa Claus and Bob the Elf, firefighters and volunteers collected food items and passed out candy to the neighborhood residents. The donated foods will be given to less fortunate families in the Astoria area. 

Hailey Hoffman is a visual journalist for The Astorian. Contact her at 971-704-1725 or

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