fuel

3 Queens gas stations accused of price gouging
3 Queens gas stations accused of price gouging
Central Billy Rennison 11/16/2012 at 10:23AM

As lines grew at gas stations throughout Queens, prices at the pump swelled as well, prompting an investigation into gouging. State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced the first series of actions in what his office called “a wide-ranging investigation” into post-Sandy price gouging at gas stations throughout New York. The attorney general plans to begin [...]

Gas rationing begins today in NYC
Gas rationing begins today in NYC
Top Stories Billy Rennison 11/08/2012 at 3:47PM

More than a week into the gas shortage, Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced an emergency order rationing gas to begin Friday morning at 6. Cars with license plates ending in odd numbers or a letter will be able to purchase gas on odd numbered days; vehicles with plates ending in even numbers can purchase on even [...]

Queens Morning Roundup
News Billy Rennison 11/08/2012 at 8:04AM

Today’s Weather Friday: Sunny, with a high near 54. Northwest wind 13 to 16 mph. Friday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 43. Northwest wind 7 to 10 mph. Event of the Day: William Shakespeare’s “The Winter’s Tale” E Phoenix Idealis Theater, Inc. delivers this classic story for a modern audience. Directed by Rachel Alt and Ben [...]

Hours-long gas lines remain as Gov lifts restrictions to ease shortage
Hours-long gas lines remain as Gov lifts restrictions to ease shortage
Central Billy Rennison 11/02/2012 at 10:13AM

With millions of New Yorkers heading back to work and limited subway service, many residents hopped in their cars only to find no place to fill up. “Gas is in short supply,” Mayor Michael Bloomberg said at the daily press conference updating New Yorkers on the city’s response to Hurricane Sandy. Senator Charles Schumer announced [...]

Gas prices down slightly in New York City
Gas prices down slightly in New York City
News Billy Rennison 10/01/2012 at 10:07AM

While gas prices are down slightly from their 2012 highs, drivers are still paying 32 cents more per gallon than at this time a year ago. The average price for a gallon of gas in the city is $4.19, according to AAA’s Fuel Gauge Report, four cents lower than two weeks ago. Over the past [...]

Gas prices near 2012 highs
Gas prices near 2012 highs
News Billy Rennison 9/17/2012 at 9:23AM

Gas prices continue their two month climb in New York City and are approaching 2012 highs. The average price for a gallon of gas in the city has risen to $4.23, according to AAA’s Fuel Gauge Report, 8 cents higher than a week ago. Over the past month the cost of gas has jumped 17 [...]

Gas prices rise for 8th consecutive week
Gas prices rise for 8th consecutive week
News Billy Rennison 8/27/2012 at 9:55AM

Prices at the pump continue to trend upward, as costs rose for the eighth consecutive week. The average price for a gallon of gas in the city has risen to $4.08, according to AAA’s Fuel Gauge Report. Over the past month the cost of gas has jumped 17 cents. For much of the year, drivers [...]

Gas prices surge past $4
Gas prices surge past $4
News Billy Rennison 8/13/2012 at 9:29AM

Prices at the pump have surged past $4 in New York City for the first time since May. The average price for a gallon of gas in the city has risen to $4.03, according to AAA’s Fuel Gauge Report, seven cents higher than a week ago. Over the past month the cost of gas has [...]

City gas prices near $4
City gas prices near $4
News Billy Rennison 8/06/2012 at 9:22AM

Gas prices throughout New York City are approaching $4 for the first time since May. The average New York City price at the pump has risen to $3.96, according to AAA’s Fuel Gauge Report, six cents higher than a week ago. Gas prices fell below $4 at the end of May and have remained there [...]

Gas prices hold steady in New York City
Gas prices hold steady in New York City
News Billy Rennison 7/30/2012 at 8:33AM

Gas prices have held steady over the past week as they continue their climb back toward $4. The average New York City price at the pump has risen to $3.90, according to AAA’s Fuel Gauge Report, just one cent higher than a week ago. Fuel has remained below $4 since the end of May. Over [...]