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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

  • Edward Holl, retired printing manager and Charles Village personality, dies

    Edward Holl, retired printing manager and Charles Village personality, dies

    Edward J. Holl Jr., a retired printing production manager who was a Baltimore Gay Alliance founder, died of cancer Nov. 28 at Sinai Hospital’s Hospice. The Charles Village resident was 72. Born in Baltimore and raised on Waverly’s Montpelier Street, he was the son of Edward J. Holl, a bartender,...

  • Leroy Moore, Fells Point favorite, dies

    Leroy Moore, Fells Point favorite, dies

    Leroy Moore, who was known as the “mayor of Fells Point,” died of lung cancer Dec. 16 at his East Baltimore home. He was 56. Born in Baltimore and raised in the Sharp-Leadenhall neighborhood of South Baltimore, he was the son of Walter Moses Moore, a sanitation worker, and his wife, Annie Moore,...

  • A new use for West Baltimore's historic Hebrew Orphanage

    A new use for West Baltimore's historic Hebrew Orphanage

    The Rosemont and Coppin Heights neighborhoods scored a preservation victory this week. Construction crews will soon begin long-anticipated restoration work on the old Hebrew Orphanage Asylum, which has an impressive history of social and medical service to these neighborhoods. After a $17 million...

  • Gilbert Sandler, spinner of old Baltimore stories, dies at 95

    Gilbert Sandler, spinner of old Baltimore stories, dies at 95

    Gilbert Sandler, whose nostalgic stories of old Baltimore were told in The Sun and on WYPR-FM, died Wednesday afternoon of cancer at Roland Park Place. He was 95 and formerly lived in Mount Washington. Born in Baltimore, he was the son of Joseph Sandler, an East Baltimore pharmacist who tended...

  • The Rev. Leonard A. Dahl, CEO of Ashley Addiction Treatment, died

    The Rev. Leonard A. Dahl, CEO of Ashley Addiction Treatment, died

    The Rev. Leonard Angus Dahl, a Presbyterian pastor who was the founding director of Harford County’s Ashley Addiction Treatment, died Dec. 11 at the Oak Crest Retirement Community of complications from a fall. He was 82. His daughter, Elisabeth Morrison Dahl of Baltimore, said he died at the same...

  • Dr. Morton Kramer, neurologist and collector of waterfowl art, passes away at 91

    Dr. Morton Kramer, neurologist and collector of waterfowl art, passes away at 91

    Dr. Morton D. Kramer, a retired neurologist who was a hunter and collected waterfowl art, died of renal failure Dec. 11 at Gilchrist Hospice Towson. The Pikesville resident was 91. Born in Baltimore and raised on Keyworth Avenue, he was the son of Harry Kramer, a plasterer, and his wife, Vivian...

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