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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

  • Sister Jean Marie, teacher and Sister of Mercy, dies

    Sister Jean Marie Hobbs, a member of the Sisters of Mercy who taught for nearly 50 years, died of cancer April 18 at Stella Maris Hospice. She was 72. Born in Baltimore, she was the daughter of Vincent DePaul Hobbs and his wife, Mildred M. Gable. She attended Ss. Philip and James School and was...

  • Lawrence J. Hogan Sr., former congressman and father of governor, dies

    Lawrence J. Hogan Sr., former congressman and father of governor, dies

    Lawrence J. Hogan Sr., the father of Maryland's governor who earned a reputation as a tough and independent-minded politician during three terms in the House of Representatives and one term as Prince George's County executive, died Thursday at Anne Arundel Medical Center of complications from a...

  • Glenford E. Thompson, landscaper

    Glenford E. Thompson, landscaper

    Glenford Eugene Thompson, who owned and operated a landscaping business, died of an apparent heart attack Saturday at his home in the Village of Cross Keys. He was 60. Born in Baltimore and raised on Wheeler Avenue, he was the son of Rufus Thompson, a real estate investor, and Virginia Louise Thompson,...

  • Beatrice L. Levi, activist and Arts Seminar leader

    Beatrice L. Levi, activist and Arts Seminar leader

    Beatrice Looban "Beatty" Levi, an activist with the League of Women Voters who also led an art education group, died of congestive heart failure April 12 at her Pikesville home. She was 97. Born in Baltimore and raised on Linden Avenue, she was the daughter of Abraham Looban, who owned the Merchants...

  • Richard Upton, actor and chef

    Richard Upton, actor and chef

    Richard Upton, an actor and chef who edited a neighborhood publication after moving to Baltimore two decades ago, died of congestive heart failure Tuesday at his Guilford home. He was 90. Born in Denver and raised in Greenwich Village in New York City, he was the son of Richard Upton Sr. and his...

  • Samuel F. Heffner Jr., real estate developer

    Samuel F. Heffner Jr., real estate developer

    Samuel F. Heffner Jr., a real estate developer and builder who embraced the concept of an "aerotropolis" at Baltimore's airport, died April 8 at Gilchrist Hospice Care of complications from a head injury he suffered in a vehicle accident. A resident of Phoenix in Baltimore County, he was 82. Born...

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