WOODBURY - Officials say gas prices on Long Island have skyrocketed to an average of about $3.77 a gallon and many predict it will soon hit $4.00.

Yesterday, Democrats called for the nation to dip into its strategic petroleum reserve.

Meanwhile, some college students are doing anything to save cash to pay for gas. Today, President Obama is holding a news conference on soaring energy prices at 11:15 a.m.

NCC students turn to carpooling to save cash

Soaring gas prices has LIers looking for ways to save