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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

  • Christian E. Murray, former Black & Decker executive and marketer of a flooring business, dies

    Christian E. Murray, former Black & Decker executive and marketer of a flooring business, dies

    Christian Emerson Murray, a former Black & Decker executive who later headed and marketed a restaurant flooring firm, died of complications of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis Jan. 24 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 60 and lived in Ruxton. Born in Baltimore and raised in the Woodbrook...

  • David R. Horn, commercial real estate firm owner, dies

    David R. Horn, commercial real estate firm owner, dies

    David R. Horn, the owner of a commercial real estate firm, died of a pulmonary condition Jan. 29 at the University of Maryland St Joseph Hospital. The Mays Chapel resident was 89. Born in Philadelphia, he was the son of Paul Horn, a Sun Oil manager, and his wife, Helen, a homemaker. He earned a...

  • E. Patrick McDonough, advertising firm controller, dies

    E. Patrick McDonough, advertising firm controller, dies

    E. Patrick McDonough, a retired advertising firm chief financial officer and family patriarch, died of complications of renal disease Tuesday at Gilchrist Hospice of Towson. The former Original Northwood resident was 83. Born in Baltimore and raised on Ellwood Avenue, he was the son of Edward J....

  • Dr. G. Lee Russo, retired surgeon and jazz player, dies

    Dr. G. Lee Russo, retired surgeon and jazz player, dies

    Dr. G. Lee Russo, a retired neurosurgeon and shock trauma pioneer who played jazz piano at local restaurants, died of cancer Jan. 12 at his Glen Arm home. He was 85. Born Gerard Lee Russo in Baltimore and raised on Pelham Avenue, he was the son of Leo Carmelo Russo, president of the C.D. Kenny...

  • Kelly: If a Calvert Street mansion could talk, it wouldn't know where to begin

    Kelly: If a Calvert Street mansion could talk, it wouldn't know where to begin

    There’s a benefit cocktail and dance party tonight at a vacant Calvert Street mansion, one of those storied residences with almost too many stories to tell. The nonprofit Baltimore Architecture Foundation is hosting the event, which recognizes Charles Carson, who designed this 1891 landmark. The...

  • Dr. Maurice Van Besien, psychiatrist, dies

    Dr. Maurice Van Besien, psychiatrist, dies

    Dr. Maurice J. Van Besien Jr., a retired psychiatrist who practiced in Towson, died of Alzheimer’s disease Jan. 15 at The Oaks in Hoschton, Ga. He was 87 and had lived in Ruxton Crossing. Born in New York City, he was the son of Maurice Jean Van Besien Sr., who worked in New York restaurants, and...

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