Local gas prices below average

WARREN — The average price for a gallon of unleaded gasoline in the Warren / Youngstown and Niles areas is cheaper than the $2.39 average across northeast Ohio, according to AAA East Central’s Gas Price Report.

Motorists in the Warren / Youngstown area are paying $2.37 and in Niles, $2.31.

The average per gallon price last week in northeast Ohio was $2.44. One year ago, it was $2.35.

Nationally, at $2.54, the average is 7 cents more expensive on the week and 23 cents more than last month.