Prom

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

Hamptons mansions

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

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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

Cheyanne Roper tries on a prom dress in Marlboro, N.J. (credit: CBS 2)

Survey Shows Going To Prom Is Getting More Expensive Than Ever

Seventeen magazine polled readers and found a typical price for a dress to be $231, plus $45 for shoes and $23 for a handbag.

04/13/2012

Prom Dress

The 8 Best Prom Dress Shops In And Around NYC

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?

04/02/2012

James Tate, Sonali Rodriguez (Handout)

CT Teen Who Posted Sign On School Allowed To Attend Prom

A Connecticut high school headmaster has reversed her decision to ban a student from the prom after he broke school rules by hanging his prospective date’s invitation at the school entrance.

05/14/2011

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Lawmakers Come Up With Legislation That Would Allow Shelton Teen To Attend Prom

Two state lawmakers say they are introducing legislation that would allow James Tate, a Shelton high school teenager, to attend his prom. He was barred from the dance after he asked a girl to prom by posting an invitation in big cardboard letters in the side of the school.

05/12/2011

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Lehman High School Students Cut Corners And Costs For Prom

For seniors at Herbert H. Lehman High School, who are getting ready for prom, things are pretty tight – and we don’t just mean the dresses.

05/12/2011

Prom Dress - File / Photo: AP

It’s Already Prom Season In Mount Vernon

Mount Vernon is hosting a prom expo later this week at the Doles Community Center.

02/22/2011

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