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Jacques Kelly

Columnist

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

  • Newspaper strike silenced coverage of murder of Sister Catherine Cesnik

    Newspaper strike silenced coverage of murder of Sister Catherine Cesnik

    Catherine Cesnik, the School Sister of Notre Dame known to her students as Sister Cathy, disappeared on a Friday night, Nov. 7, 1969. By the next afternoon, her disappearance was big news. Reporters and photographers fanned out across Southwest Baltimore. The old News American lead headline said,...

  • Herbert Sachs, state water and environmental resources official

    Herbert Sachs, state water and environmental resources official

    Herbert Myron Sachs, a retired state water and environmental resources official who also led the Potomac River Basin Commission, died of a stroke April 12 at his Annapolis home. He was 82. Born in Baltimore and raised on Springdale Avenue, he was the son of Joseph Sachs, who worked in his family's...

  • Ward Wesley Smith, antiques seller and Homeland resident, dies

    Ward Wesley Smith, antiques seller and Homeland resident, dies

    Ward Wesley Smith, who worked in community development and later sold antiques and collectibles on the internet, died May 11 of Lou Gehrig's disease, amyotrophic laterals sclerosis, at his Homeland residence. He was 64. Born in Montclair, N.J., he was a 1970 graduate of Dulaney High School. He...

  • Jacques Kelly: Grove of Remembrance largely forgotten

    Jacques Kelly: Grove of Remembrance largely forgotten

    The Grove of Remembrance in Druid Hill Park is not widely appreciated — or even much remembered. This little hillock of oak trees and an open pavilion is one of Baltimore's most quiet and unassuming World War I memorials. And despite its lack of recognition — and lack of upkeep — the place retains...

  • Harold Carr Sr., former Baltimore teacher and preacher, dies

    Harold Carr Sr., former Baltimore teacher and preacher, dies

    Harold Carr Sr., a retired industrial arts teacher who was a youth minister at a West Baltimore church, died of kidney failure Tuesday at Anne Arundel Medical Center. The Severna Park resident was 80. Born in Florence, S.C., he was the son of Roy and Everlena Carr. He moved to Baltimore as a child...

  • Mary Anne Heckwolf, health insurance executive

    Mary Anne Heckwolf, health insurance executive

    Mary Anne Heckwolf, a retired Blue Cross Blue Shield insurance executive, died May 7 after a fall related to brain cancer at her Glen Arm home. She was 68. Born in Baltimore and raised on Kimble Road in Ednor Gardens, she was the daughter of Leonard J. Heckwolf Sr., an Amoco Oil human resources...

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