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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

  • Lemuel Lewie, a Tuskegee Airman and retired Carver Vo-Tech teacher, dies at 99

    Lemuel Lewie, a Tuskegee Airman and retired Carver Vo-Tech teacher, dies at 99

    Lemuel "Arthur" Lewie Jr., a retired Carver Vocational-Technical High School science teacher who was a member of the World War II unit known as the Tuskegee Airmen, died of congestive heart failure April 14 at PowerBack Rehabilitation in Lutherville. The Windsor Mill resident was 99. Mr. Lewie...

  • Baltimore's Beth Am Synagogue, the amazing House of the People in Reservoir Hill, gets an upgrade

    Baltimore's Beth Am Synagogue, the amazing House of the People in Reservoir Hill, gets an upgrade

    The refurbishment of Reservoir Hill is apparent along Eutaw Place, Callow Avenue and Mount Royal Terrace. Stately 1890s homes for prosperous merchants, physicians and attorneys suffered the ravages of blight and disinvestment decades ago but are now enjoying a renaissance after years of patient...

  • Dr. Robert Hertzog, pathologist and teacher, dies

    Dr. Robert Hertzog, pathologist and teacher, dies

    Dr. Robert W. Hertzog, a retired forensic pathologist, died Monday at Hospice of Buffalo in Cheektowaga, N.Y. The former Middle River and Bel Air resident was 79. Born in Danville, Pa., he was the son of Robert Lee Hertzog, a tool and dye maker, and his wife, Thelma Isabell McKean, a homemaker....

  • Martin K. Dashields Jr., city firefighter, dies

    Martin K. Dashields Jr., city firefighter, dies

    Martin Kendall Dashields Jr., a Baltimore City firefighter known for his knowledge of Baltimore’s streets, died of a seizure after a stroke April 12 at Northwest Hospital Center. The Catonsville resident was 57. Born in Baltimore and raised on Mount Olivet Lane, he was the son of Martin Kendall...

  • Stanley Plumly, former Maryland poet laureate, dies

    Stanley Plumly, former Maryland poet laureate, dies

    Stanley Plumly, Maryland’s former poet laureate and a respected University of Maryland faculty member who taught creative writing, died of complications of multiple myeloma April 11 at his Frederick home. He was 79. "Being able to speak with a certain amount of clarity what's in your mind and in...

  • Stanley Janofsky, who sold real estate, dies

    Stanley Janofsky, who sold real estate, dies

    Stanley Janofsky, who sold homes and became a real estate office manager, died of a heart attack March 29 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The Pikesville resident was 85. Born in Baltimore and raised on Burleith Avenue in Liberty Heights, he was the son of Morton Janofsky, a member of a family...

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