Drivers Feel Pinch at the Pumps

Gas prices in Western Pennsylvania increased by nearly eight cents over the past week to $2.861 per gallon, according to AAA East Central’s Gas Price Report.

While gas prices are as much as five cents more expensive on the week in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast region, they have seen a 22-cent increase here in Pennsylvania.

This week’s average price at Western Pennsylvania pumps was $2.861.

The average price during the week of January 23, 2017 was only $2.610.