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Road to Relief: Budget-Friendly Fuel Sets the Tone for the New Year

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As 2024 begins, drivers across Pennsylvania are ringing in the new year with affordable gas. The statewide average has crept down to $3.39 per gallon, showcasing an 18-cent decline from last month and a 24-cent reduction over the past year.

In Northeastern Pennsylvania, local fuel costs echo these statewide trends. At $3.34, drivers in East Stroudsburg are saving 11 cents on each gallon of gas compared to last month. In the Scranton–Wilkes-Barre–Hazleton area, the average gallon cost of $3.40 reflects a 17-cent drop from last month. Over the past year, pump prices in East Stroudsburg and the Scranton–Wilkes-Barre–Hazleton area have fallen 25 cents and 22 cents, respectively.

To find out more about gas prices nationally and locally, go here.