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KFC Rolls Out Limited Edition Drumstick Corsage For Prom

KFC is offering a limited edition drumstick corsage that will be sure to make your date swoon.

04/12/2014

Tyler Mejorado (left) and Thomas Fontaino got a fantasy shopping trip for a special prom with the Rangers' Henrik Lundqvist. (Credit: CBS 2)

2 Boys Get Special Prom Shopping Trip With Rangers’ Henrik Lundqvist

Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist is a tough guy on ice, but he turns into a real softie when it comes to kids. He gave two teens a surprise they will never forget, in the form of a fantasy shopping trip.

03/25/2014

Students are welcomed back to East Rockaway Junior-Senior High School on April 29, 2013 (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

East Rockaway Students Enjoy Star-Studded Prom Night Just Months After Sandy

Devastation from Superstorm Sandy almost resulted in a star-crossed prom night for some local high school students, until some real life stars decided to lend a hand.

06/20/2013

Students get free prom dresses from Gala Gear on April 23, 2013 (credit: CBS 2)

Manhattan Pop-Up Boutique Gives Out Free Prom Dresses To City Students

The multi-purpose room at Advent Lutheran Church has been transformed into prom central full of dresses, shoes and handbags all there for the choosing compliments of Gala Gear.

04/23/2013

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Prom Dress Search Leads To Hostility On Social Media

Some girls dream about prom night and the perfect dress for years leading up to their senior year of high school, but picking out a beautiful dress is suddenly getting ugly with social media in the mix.

04/17/2013

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Mobile Couch: Operation Prom In Staten Island

High school seniors are getting ready for prom. One group is making sure that seniors affected by Hurricane Sandy are dressed for the occasion.

04/03/2013

Collegiate Institute of Math and Science (credit: CBS 2)

Bronx Principal Floats Idea Of Canceling Prom To Boost Graduation Rate

In a drastic move, a Bronx principal announced she would cancel senior prom unless the senior class guaranteed a 100 percent graduation rate.

03/15/2013

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Local High Schools Damaged By Sandy Can Compete For Dream Prom

Hurricane Sandy devastated parts of our area — and many of those hit hard had little to lose in the first place. Now some high schools affected by the storm are being given the chance to compete for a dream prom.

03/06/2013

Freeport High School senior that want to go to the prom have to take a texting and driving pledge and course. More than 500 students showed up on Feb. 12, 2014, to do so. (Photo: CBS 2)

Freeport High School Requires Students Take No Texting And Driving Course To Go To Prom

During the simulation, students get to sit behind the wheel of a real car and text and drive without being in a dangerous situation. But just like in life, they could get one chance and it’s game over.

02/12/2013

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Animal House: Man Accused Of Organizing Raucous After-Prom Parties In Rented Hamptons Mansions

Owners thought they were renting to a family for a sedate reunion, but Lucy Sachs recently found out just the opposite. At her 17-bedroom mansion, 100 teenagers were bused in for a wild two-day after-prom party.

07/13/2012

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Long Island School Districts Get Tough, To Use Breathalyzers At Prom

For many, prom night means party night, and that often includes a lot of drinking. More schools are taking no chances when it comes to getting kids to celebrate sober. Some are going so far as to use Breathalyzer tests.

05/30/2012

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Bedford-Stuyvesant Prep H.S. Planning To Distribute Condoms To Students At Prom

Condoms might be considered commonplace in New York City high schools — just last year 680,000 were distributed to students — but a principal’s plan to make them available at the prom on June 7 is raising some eyebrows.

05/25/2012

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Teens At Children’s Health Center Celebrate Prom In Style

Teenagers across the country are getting ready to celebrate prom season and patients at the Komansky Center For Children’s Health aren’t missing a beat.

05/12/2012

Teen Drivers - File / Photo: Marco Di Lauro/Getty Images

Connecticut Teen Driving Restrictions Pay Off With Safety

From 2002 to 2007, there were about eight teen drivers were killed each year in crashes. In 2011, there was just one.

05/08/2012

Prom Tuxedo (file / credit: clipart.com)

Stories From Main Street: Old Clothes Get A Second Life During Prom Season In Katonah

It might be hard to believe, but in the same town where Martha Stewart and Ralph Lauren live, there are some teens who can’t afford to attend their prom.

04/16/2012

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