Gas prices rise in the area

WARREN — Gas prices across Northeast Ohio are 11 cents higher this week at $2.08 per gallon, according to AAA East Central’s Gas Price Report.

In the Warren-Youngstown area, the average price is 2 cents less at $2.06 per gallon and in Niles, the average price is $1.98 per gallon.

Last week in Northeast Ohio, the price was $1.97 per gallon and at this time last year, the average price per gallon was $2.41. Across the U.S., despite averages in 25 states going up, the national average is just 1 cent more than last week at $2.26 per gallon.