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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

  • Merle Debuskey, Baltimore-born press agent

    Merle Debuskey, Baltimore-born press agent

    Merle Debuskey, a Baltimore-born New York theatrical press agent and an All-America lacrosse player at the Johns Hopkins University, died of multiple organ failure Sept. 25 at the Actors Home in Englewood, N.J. He was 95. Basil Merle Debuskey was raised on Lakeview Avenue, the son of Robert Debuskey,...

  • Jacques Kelly: Baltimore maps that will get you lost in time

    Jacques Kelly: Baltimore maps that will get you lost in time

    Prepare to spend some time under the spell of the ancient Maryland and Baltimore maps, prints and other bits of delightful esoterica on display at the George Peabody Library on Mount Vernon Place. “Maryland: From the Willard Hackerman Map Collection,” is a blend of the substantial holdings of Hackermman,...

  • Robert B. Keigler, student at UMBC, dies at age 24

    Robert B. Keigler, student at UMBC, dies at age 24

    Robert Bradford Keigler, a University of Maryland Baltimore County student who studied financial economics and enjoyed playing lacrosse, died Monday at the University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center from a respiratory condition. The Timonium resident had recently celebrated his 24th birthday....

  • Dr. Silvino Muneses, family patriarch and internist

    Dr. Silvino Muneses, family patriarch and internist

    Dr. Silvino Butalid Muneses, an internal medicine physician who practiced in Brooklyn and Southwest Baltimore and was patriarch of his extended family, died of congestive heart failure Oct. 2 at his Glen Arm home. He was 86. Born in the Philippines, he was the son of Ildefonso Muneses and his wife,...

  • Joseph Tydings, true blue former Harford U.S. senator, dies at 90

    Joseph Tydings, true blue former Harford U.S. senator, dies at 90

    Joseph Davies Tydings, the last Harford County resident to serve in the United States Senate, a confidante of John and Robert Kennedy and a lifelong independent voice for progressive Democrats, died Monday from cancer in Washington, D.C. He was 90. Sen. Tydings’ career in the state as a federal...

  • Joseph D. Tydings, progressive U.S. senator from Maryland, dies at age 90

    Joseph D. Tydings, progressive U.S. senator from Maryland, dies at age 90

    Former U.S. Sen. Joseph D. Tydings recalled in his autobiography that as U.S. attorney for Maryland in the 1960s, he brought so many political corruption cases against fellow Democrats that he once received a call from U.S. Attorney General Robert Kennedy. "My God, Joe,” he recalled Mr. Kennedy...

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