The average price for a gallon of regular gasoline fell by a penny overnight in southeastern Pennsylvania and South Jersey, but held steady for the U.S. as a whole, AAA Mid_Atlantic said this morning.
The Philadelphia gas price stood at an average $3.07 a gallon, down 3 cents from a month ago, but 67 cents above the year-ago average of $2.40 a gallon, the auto club said.

The South Jersey price of $2.84 a gallon this morning is down 5 cents for the month, and  up 63 cents from a year ago. The national average is $2.99 per gallon.