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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

  • Marianne Githens, retired Goucher professor, dies

    Marianne Githens, retired Goucher professor, dies

    Marianne Githens, a retired Goucher College professor of political science who was a co-founder of its women’s studies program, died of an apparent heart attack Feb. 27 at her downtown Baltimore home. She was 83. Born in New York City and raised in Cedarhurst on Long Island, she was the daughter...

  • Robert J. Neubauer, retired attorney and longtime Howard County resident, dies

    Robert J. Neubauer, retired attorney and longtime Howard County resident, dies

    Robert Joseph Neubauer, a retired attorney, died Feb. 26 at the Charlestown Retirement Community in Catonsville of coronary artery disease. The former Ellicott City and Ocean Pines resident was 97. Born in Baltimore, he was the son of Clarence G. Neubauer Sr., a pharmacist who later owned a hardware...

  • Sleepwear run in Druid Hill benefits Maryland's Fuel Fund

    Sleepwear run in Druid Hill benefits Maryland's Fuel Fund

    When the organizers of a 5K pajamas-only charity race arrived in Druid Hill Park, they never dreamed that downed tree limbs would be blocking the running path and brisk winds would be no match for their flannel running garb. “Somehow, by the time the race started, a contractor arrived with a saw...

  • Jacques Kelly: James Crockett — A look back on 90 years

    Jacques Kelly: James Crockett — A look back on 90 years

    James Crockett has observed a broad sweep of Baltimore’s history. Seated in the dining room of his Ashburton home, the 93-year-old real estate salesman displays a sharp memory. From a boyhood spent on Haw Street, near Babe Ruth’s birthplace, he made his way through Baltimore in the years when African-Americans...

  • May Edwin Burke, a retired home economics teacher, dies

    May Edwin Burke, a retired home economics teacher, dies

    Dr. May Edwin Burke, who taught at several schools and became head of the home economics department at Lake Clifton High School, died of a stroke Sunday at her Owings Mills home. She was 92. Born in Chattanooga, Tenn., she was the daughter of James Mann and his wife, Lillie. Known as Edwin, she...

  • Vera E. Flint, longtime teacher and principal in Baltimore schools, dies

    Vera E. Flint, longtime teacher and principal in Baltimore schools, dies

    Vera Edythe Flint, a retired Baltimore City school principal, died of stroke complications Feb. 16 at Sinai Hospital. She was 93 and lived in Ashburton. Born in Baltimore and raised on North Carey Street, she was the daughter of Robert Avon Bennett and his wife, Irene Julia Harris. She was a 1941...

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