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

  • 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...

  • Patricia McLellan, secretary to Baltimore Sun editors, dies

    Patricia McLellan, secretary to Baltimore Sun editors, dies

    Patricia McLellan, a retired Baltimore Sun executive secretary who was later a Glen Burnie community volunteer, died of brain cancer Dec. 26 at Waterfalls Assisted Living in Catonsville. She was 80 and lived in Hanover. Born in Baltimore, she was the daughter of Charles Bernard Tkacik, who owned...

  • Dickron H. Mergerian, laser scientist, dies

    Dickron H. Mergerian, laser scientist, dies

    Dickron Haig Mergerian, a retired scientist who was a pioneer in the field of fiber optics, died of congestive heart failure Dec. 29 at Gilchrist Center-Hospice Care. He was 89 and lived in Towson. Born in Bayside, N.Y., and raised in Flushing, he was the son of Haig Mergerian, a photo engraver,...

  • Elizabeth Harvey, volunteer and gardener, dies

    Elizabeth Harvey, volunteer and gardener, dies

    Elizabeth Williams Harvey, a former Baltimore Museum of Art volunteer who played tennis and enjoyed gardening, died of dementia Dec. 17 at her North Baltimore home. She was 96. Born Elizabeth Williams in Baltimore and raised on Lombardy Place in North Roland Park, she was the daughter of J. Harlan...

  • Joseph O. McCrary, Johns Hopkins physicist, dies

    Joseph O. McCrary, Johns Hopkins physicist, dies

    Joseph Otto McCrary, a retired Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory physicist and Columbia community volunteer, died of heart and kidney failure Dec. 12 at Oak Crest Retirement Community. The former Longfellow neighborhood resident was 92. Born and raised in Greenville, S.C., he was the son...

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