State News

Christmas Trees Sought To Help Rebuild Dunes

ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS –– As part of Clean Ocean Action’s second “Wave of Action”, consider donating old Christmas trees to help rebuild dunes. On Jan. 13 and 19, Christmas trees are will be collected to be “planted” to rebuild the dunes on Island Beach State Park in Seaside Park.

Former High-Ranking Corrections Official Sentenced To Prison For Extortion

TRENTON – Lydell B. Sherrer, a former deputy commissioner of the N.J. Department of Corrections (“NJDOC”), was sentenced Thursday to 46 months in prison for attempting to obtain $10,000 from an employee in exchange for securing that person’s continued employment with the department or its private contractor, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.