Average gas price in Valley falls 1 cent

Average gas price in Valley falls 1 cent


Mahoning Valley gas prices have fallen 1 cent compared with last week, according to AAA’s Fuel Gauge Report.

The average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas is $3.86, down one penny from $3.87 last week.

Drivers could find gas for as little as $3.75 per gallon Monday. That average is still 26 cents higher than it was one year ago.

Throughout Ohio, the average price is $3.83.

Nationwide, the average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas is $3.93, up 3 cents from last week and up 28 cents compared with a year ago.

Petition for boycott


A local woman hopes a gas-station boycott will help drive down gas prices.

Patti Gorcheff of North Lima has organized an online petition for drivers worldwide to not buy gasoline April 15.

Gas prices have hovered near $4 a gallon, and some analysts say the price of the average gallon of gas could be $5 by summer.

The petition is available online at http://bit.ly/H9sv7x.

YSU Job Expo set


Youngstown State University’s Spring 2012 Job Expo takes place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday in Kilcawley Center’s Chestnut Room.

More than 60 employers are expected to attend representing fields from accounting, health care, law enforcement, education, business and more.

Those interested in attending are urged to dress professionally and bring several copies of their r sum s.

Questions can be directed to the career-services office at 330-941-3515.

Vindicator staff reports

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