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The Baltimore Sun

Jacques Kelly


Jacques Kelly came to the the old Evening Sun as a summer intern in 1969. For many years, he was on the staff of the old News American, where he was immediately taken by the culture and frenzy of an afternoon paper's city desk. He’s been with The Baltimore Sun since 1986. As a local columnist and reporter, Jacques writes about neighborhoods for readers who like learning more about their city. He also writes local obituaries.

Recent Articles

  • J. Raymond Moore

    J. Raymond Moore

    Dr. J. Raymond Moore Jr., a dentist who practiced for nearly 40 years at his University Parkway office, died of liver cancer April 29 at his Woodbrook home. He was 91.

  • Collaboration focuses on neighborhoods and businesses along York Road

    Collaboration focuses on neighborhoods and businesses along York Road

    McCabe Avenue was once having a rough time with its neglected housing, but there is hope in the air this spring. Some 26 vacant properties along the street are being substantially renovated, thanks to the Habitat for Humanity of the Chesapeake. Its volunteers and the families coming to the homes...

  • Daniel E. O'Toole

    Daniel E. O'Toole

    Daniel Ericson O'Toole, a documentary filmmaker who created a 1990 work about domestic violence and imprisoned women, died of a blood disorder April 6 at his Easton home. He was 72.

  • Lynne Dowell

    Lynne Dowell

    Lynne Dowell, a retired Towson University director of academic advising who was also a poet, died of cancer Saturday at her Mays Chapel home. She was 76.

  • Surveyors locate site of home plate of old Oriole Park

    Surveyors locate site of home plate of old Oriole Park

    As a 5-year-old, I played in a vacant lot just out the back door of my family's Guilford Avenue home. I can't recall much about this piece of empty, moonscape-like land except that the ground still showed traces of decaying black wood. I was told these were the long-cold embers of old Oriole Park....

  • Gary S. Lewis

    Gary S. Lewis

    Gary Selfe Lewis, who expanded a family-owned janitorial supply house with consumer-oriented do-it-yourself extermination kits and other products, died of meningitis April 26 at Gilchrist Hospice Care. The Monkton resident was 72.

  • Joyce "Joi" Stokes, city purchasing agent

    Joyce "Joi" Stokes, city purchasing agent

    Joyce Priscilla Tucker Stokes, a retired buyer with the Baltimore City Bureau of Purchases, died of cancer April 23 at Good Samaritan Hospital. The New Northwood area resident was 74.

  • Evan A. Chriss

    Evan Alevizatos Chriss, a retired attorney and law firm founder, died of heart failure during a collapse while exercising Monday at the Blakehurst Retirement Community. The former Ruxton resident was 93.