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.
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.
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.
High school seniors are getting ready for prom. One group is making sure that seniors affected by Hurricane Sandy are dressed for the occasion.
In a drastic move, a Bronx principal announced she would cancel senior prom unless the senior class guaranteed a 100 percent graduation rate.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
From 2002 to 2007, there were about eight teen drivers were killed each year in crashes. In 2011, there was just one.
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.
Seventeen magazine polled readers and found a typical price for a dress to be $231, plus $45 for shoes and $23 for a handbag.
Department stores are always a possibility, and we know the Tri-State area is filled with them. But where can you shop for the trendiest looks – and what’s in style for 2012?