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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

  • George Antonas, Patapsco Senior High coach and physical education head, dies

    George Antonas, Patapsco Senior High coach and physical education head, dies

    George Antonios Antonas, the retired chair of the Patapsco Senior High School physical education department, who was an award-winning soccer coach, died of multiple organ failure Dec. 27 at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. The Rosedale resident was 88. His daughter, Karen T. Malonoukos of...

  • Marva Belt, Enoch Pratt librarian, dies

    Marva Belt, Enoch Pratt librarian, dies

    Marva E. Dates Belt, a retired Enoch Pratt Free Library librarian who was active in civil rights issues, died of complications of cancer Dec. 9 at Brookdale Assisted Living. The former Morgan Park resident was 82. Born in Baltimore, she was the daughter of Cecial Dates Mosley, a housekeeper at...

  • When big football arrived in Baltimore

    When big football arrived in Baltimore

    The city got into the football business in 1922 in a big hurry. The corner of 33rd Street and Ellerslie Avenue was an old brickyard — or brick making pit in a location that bordered both the Waverly and what would become the Ednor Gardens neighborhood. It was unimproved parkland and carried the...

  • City units respond to accident with injuries at BW Parkway, Annapolis Road

    City units respond to accident with injuries at BW Parkway, Annapolis Road

    Baltimore County fire personnel responded Friday night to a serious vehicle accident that occurred on the Baltimore-Washington Parkway at Annapolis Road. An official with the city fire department said the accident involved multiple vehicles. There were injuries, but no fatalities, the official...

  • Baltimore Police: Man shot in East Monument Street area Friday afternoon

    Baltimore Police: Man shot in East Monument Street area Friday afternoon

    Baltimore City police say a 39-year-old man suffered gunshot wounds late Friday afternoon. Police said they were called to an area on East Monument Street at about 4:42 p.m. to investigate a reported shooting and found the man. The shooting victim was transported to a hospital for treatment. jacques.kelly@baltsun.com

  • Eva Lowery, retail worker who managed church gift shop, dies

    Eva Lowery, retail worker who managed church gift shop, dies

    Eva Lowery, a retired neighborhood variety store manager who later managed a church religious goods shop, died of pneumonia Dec. 31 at St. Agnes Hospital. She was 89 and lived at the DePaul House on Caton Avenue. Born in Baltimore and raised on Lombard Street, she was the daughter of Leslie Schwartz,...

  • Catherine M. Jones, special education teacher, dies

    Catherine M. Jones, special education teacher, dies

    Catherine Margaret Jones, a retired special education teacher who had taught at the School of the Chimes, died of respiratory failure Dec. 20 at her Chestertown home. She was 87. Born in County Leitrim, Ireland, she was the daughter of Thomas McGoohan and his wife, Rose Fitzpatrick. The family...

  • Martha Nichols, longtime Goucher dean of students, dies

    Martha Nichols, longtime Goucher dean of students, dies

    Martha A. Nichols, a former Goucher College dean of students recalled for her firm and wise counsel, died Dec. 20 at the Brandon Woods Retirement Community in Lawrence, Kan. The former Towson resident was 102. Born in Columbus, Ohio, and raised in Branford, Conn., she was the daughter of Alfred...

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