Rising price of gas affecting Long Island residents' wallets and lifestyles

The rising price of gasoline is taking a bite out of the wallets of Long Island residents and affecting their lifestyles. With gas approaching $3 a gallon, Long Island's working poor and seniors are finding it hard to pay for everyday necessities, like food and medicine. Some have turned to local food pantries, like the Lighthouse Mission in Patchogue for help. The food pantries, however, are feeling the pinch when they take their trucks to the pump. The Lighthouse Mission is facing a $200 a month increase in gasoline bills to fulfill its mission of reaching Long Island's needy who can't afford to drive to them. Rising Gas Prices links: News 12 Gas Gague Gas Buddy Gas Pricewatch

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