Jean Marbella

Writer

Jean Marbella is a reporter on The Sun’s investigative and enterprise team. She joined The Sun in 1987 and has been a health reporter, a feature writer, a national correspondent, an editor and a metro columnist. She has covered a broad range of stories from 9/11 in New York to Michael Phelps in the Olympics.

Recent Articles

  • In Maryland, rescuing food that might otherwise be wasted

    In Maryland, rescuing food that might otherwise be wasted

    On one end of this particular food chain are boxes of dinged-up tomatoes, spotty avocados and other perfectly edible yet rejected fruits and vegetables that pile up at the Maryland Wholesale Produce Market in Jessup. On the other end are the estimated one in four residents of Baltimore who live...

  • Cyclist had overcome much, only to be killed in Towson hit-and-run

    Cyclist had overcome much, only to be killed in Towson hit-and-run

    It's not that Stephanie Laciny thinks the portrait that has emerged of her son Aaron since he was killed by a hit-and-run driver while bicycling in Towson is wrong in any way. News accounts have depicted him as a 20-year-old who in recent years discovered a gift for mathematics, leading to a research...

  • Man, woman shot in two incidents in city

    Man, woman shot in two incidents in city

    A 33-year-old man sitting in his car in Oldtown was shot Friday evening, Baltimore police said. Detectives said three suspects approached the man in his car in the 900 block of N. Aisquith St. about 6 p.m. and shot him, wounding him on his right side. The suspects then ran north on Aisquith, police...

  • At Civil War commemoration in Westminster, Confederate group snubs Union speaker

    At Civil War commemoration in Westminster, Confederate group snubs Union speaker

    Descendants of Civil War soldiers, battle re-enactors and local officials gathered in Westminster last weekend as they do every year to commemorate an 1863 skirmish that briefly rattled the Carroll County city. This year, for the first time, a member of the Sons of Union Veterans had been invited...

  • Shining more light on black Civil War soldiers — in Westminster and elsewhere

    Shining more light on black Civil War soldiers — in Westminster and elsewhere

    Several year ago, Dan Pyle was sitting on the sidewalk for the wreath-laying ceremony that Civil War buffs host annually at the gravesite of a Confederate soldier killed in Corbit's Charge, a skirmish that took place in Westminster on June 29, 1863. That Pyle was recovering from foot surgery at...

  • Naval Academy grad, aide one of 12 new astronaut candidates

    Naval Academy grad, aide one of 12 new astronaut candidates

    When the call from NASA came, Lt. Kayla Barron wasn't able to take it — or even hear it. As an aide to the superintendent of the Naval Academy, Barron was on the review stand for the color parade, one of the highlights of commissioning week in Annapolis and held on May 25 this year, calling off...

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