QUEENS, NY — Miss any headlines in Astoria or Long Island City this week? Patch’s week in review has you covered with the neighborhood’s top news.

Astoria Film Festival Kicks Off Its 2020 Season

ASTORIA, QUEENS — The 2020 Astoria Film Festival kicks off Thursday with a blend of in-personal and virtual film screenings, filmmaker interviews and interactive events geared toward cinephiles… Read more

Astoria City Council Hopefuls Leave Race To Back Tiffany Cabán

ASTORIA, QUEENS — The long list of candidates running for a City Council seat representing Astoria is starting to slim down. Two of the nine people who registered campaigns with the city have… Read more

In Wake Of A Coronavirus Layoff, Astorian Launches Dream Business

ASTORIA, QUEENS — After Kayli Kunkel was laid off this summer from her corporate job, in the throes of a coronavirus-crippled economy, the Astoria resident found her next career opportunity within… Read more

3 Rabies Cases Reported In Western Queens

ASTORIA, QUEENS — Three animals have been found to have rabies this year in Queens, all in the western portion of the borough, according to the New York City Department of Health. The rabies… Read more

Long Island City Festival Looks To Boost Local Economy

LONG ISLAND CITY, QUEENS — Long Island City business leaders are aiming to give local shop and restaurant owners a much-needed boost with a weekend festival designed to showcase everything they have… Read more

2nd Teen Arrested In Fatal Shooting Of LIC Man Walking Dog: NYPD

LONG ISLAND CITY, QUEENS — Police have arrested a second teenager in connection with the July shooting of a Long Island City man walking his dog, who died a month later. Delante Aiken, an 18-year-old… Read more