Vintage photos of New Jersey proms
Richard Mancini Jr. and Sue Pavlonnis posed for this photo in a living room right out of a '60s movie before the Carteret High School Junior Prom in 1963. Courtesy of Richard Mancini, Jr.

In 1977, I was a senior at Sacred Heart High School in Vineland. And I attended the 1977 SHHS senior prom. Truth be told, for me, the event didn't kick off with the rental of my tuxedo; I was heavily involved with prom preparations. That year, the senior prom was held in the ballroom at the…