Prices at the pump remained flat. Heating oil prices are reported to be on the rise.
Most grocery stores have canned goods on sale. Stock up the pantry with soups, fruit and vegetables.
With Hanukkah and Christmas, check out the crackers, snacks and beverages that are on sale at each store.
TIP OF THE WEEK: Watch batteries cost about 45 cents wholesale. When not using a watch for an extended period, pull out the stem to disconnect the power drain.
HIGHLIGHT OF THE WEEK: The rain has stopped and another good weekend forecast is predicted.
GRIPE OF THE WEEK: The ongoing restricted service on the Oyster Bay branch of the LIRR.