Cherokee High School

Left to right, Joseph Howarth, deputy Burlco freeholder chair,
Katie Bednarik,
Bruce Gargiano, Burlco freeholder chair. (credit: credit to Burlington County Freeholders

South Jersey Teen Battling Brain Cancer Receives Courage Award

Katie Bednarek, who is battling brain cancer, graduated Friday night from Cherokee High School. Earlier this week, she received a courage award from county freeholders.


(The "Symphony in C" orchestra performs with pianists Amanda Liu and Cassandra Sollito.  Credit: Steve Tawa)

Teen Pianist Competition Winners Perform With ‘Symphony in C’ Orchestra

The appreciative audience of schoolkids at the Scottish Rite Auditorium listened as the orchestra played Camille Saint-Saen’s “Carnival of the Animals,” with two pianos.