National Park Service sharpshooters are taking aim at white-tailed deer in Catoctin Mountain Park near Thurmont.
Gov. Martin O’Malley is donating $7,000 in campaign contributions to a group that provides venison to help fight hunger, after a donor who contributed the money to the governor’s campaign pleaded guilty to failing to pay employment taxes.
For some, nothing says winter like a hot bowl of hearty beef stew or chicken soup. But less fortunate families are lucky to see any type of meat on their dining tables this time of year. That may be especially true this year, as county food bank coordinators say donations of venison, a fall and winter staple, have decreased dramatically this season compared with the past several years.