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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

  • Clifford Alper, Towson University music history teacher, dies

    Clifford Alper, Towson University music history teacher, dies

    Clifford D. Alper, who taught music history and education at Towson University and was a devoted fan of opera, died of gastrointestinal and heart disease Feb. 27 at Seasons Hospice at Sinai Hospital. He was 87 and lived in Pikesville. Born in New York City, he was the son of Sam Alper, who manufactured...

  • James F. Fusting Sr., carpeting and design executive, dies

    James F. Fusting Sr., carpeting and design executive, dies

    James Francis Fusting Sr., who owned a commercial carpeting business, died of cancer Feb. 24 at College Manor Assisted Living in Lutherville. He was 90 and had lived at Mercy Ridge in Timonium and in Owings Mills. Born in Baltimore and raised on Falls Road in Roland Park, he was the son of Erwin...

  • Dr. David S. Hungerford, orthopedic surgeon, dies

    Dr. David S. Hungerford, orthopedic surgeon, dies

    Dr. David S. Hungerford, a retired orthopedic surgeon who was a pioneer in hip and knee replacements, died of complications of brain cancer related to a melanoma Saturday at his Cockeysville home. He was 80. Born in Rochester, N.Y., he was the son of Samuel Hungerford, a school principal and his...

  • Donald N. Walls, film and theater critic, dies

    Donald N. Walls, film and theater critic, dies

    Donald N. Walls, a retired film and theater critic who appeared on radio and television for nearly three decades, died of dementia complications Feb. 19 at Storey Oaks Memory Care in Oklahoma City. The former Northeast Baltimore and Bel Air resident was 82. “For more than 20 years, Don Walls brought...

  • Rear Admiral Edgar Keats, World War II veteran and oldest Naval Academy graduate, dies at 104

    Rear Admiral Edgar Keats, World War II veteran and oldest Naval Academy graduate, dies at 104

    Retired Rear Admiral Edgar Keats, a decorated World War II veteran who served in the Pacific and was the Naval Academy’s oldest graduate, died of complications of a fall Saturday at Gilchrist Hospice Care. He was 104 and had lived in Guilford and Lutherville. “He was an indomitable man. He was...

  • Up for grabs: Baltimore's storied 'Mount Royal' mansion dates to 1792

    Up for grabs: Baltimore's storied 'Mount Royal' mansion dates to 1792

    The mansion sits at the top of the Park Avenue hill with the stony authority of the oldest member of a family. It should. The city-owned Birckhead-Bond House is the oldest surviving building in Reservoir Hill. It rests on ground once owned by Charles Carroll of Carrollton and was a private residence...

  • Dr. Sandra L. Butchart, pathologist, dies

    Dr. Sandra L. Butchart, pathologist, dies

    Dr. Sandra Lee Butchart, the former chief pathologist at two local hospitals, died of pulmonary disease Monday at the Edenwald Retirement Community in Towson. The former Ruxton resident was 77. Born in Baltimore and raised in Lutherville, she was the daughter of Harold Willis Blondin, who owned...

  • Richard 'Chip' Cadigan, financial analyst, dies

    Richard 'Chip' Cadigan, financial analyst, dies

    Richard Foster “Chip” Cadigan Jr., a manager for an investment firm and former Towson resident, died Jan. 31 at Westchester Medical Center after being struck by an automobile in Port Chester, N.Y. He was 61. Born in Baltimore and raised in Rodgers Forge and Riderwood, he was the son of Anne Smith...

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