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Walt Pickut’s writing career began with publishing medical research in1971 while working at the Jersey City Medical Center and the NYU Hospital and School of Medicine. Walt holds board registries in respiratory care and sleep technology as well as bachelor's degrees in biology and communication, and a master's degrees in physiology from Fairleigh-Dickinson University in New Jersey, with additional graduate work in mass communication completed at SUNY Amherst. He currently teaches Presentational Speaking in the Houghton College PACE program at JCC and holds memberships in the Society of Professional Journalists and the American Society of Business Publication Editors. He lives in Jamestown with his wife Nancy, an MSW social worker, and has three children: Dr. Cait Lamberton in Pittsburgh, Bill Pickut, a marketing executive in Chicago, and Rev. Matt Pickut in Plymouth, IN.

Chautauqua County Chamber State Legislative Breakfast Honored Departing State Senator Cathy Young

Article Contributed by Walt Pickut A special meeting of the Chautauqua County Chamber of Commerce at the Lakewood Rod and Gun Club on Friday, April 12,...

A Sick Friend?

If you had a sick friend, would you help that friend get better? Naturally, you would. But, on the other hand, if your friend’s sickness...

Special Speaker Series Continues at Martz/Kohl Observatory

Contributing Writer Walt Pickut Board of Directors, MMMAA A popular Special Guest Speaker, Gannon University adjunct professor Mike Stafford, returns to the Martz/Kohl Observatory on Wednesday, April...

Gone fishin’

It’s always fishing season if you’re fishing for a compliment. Last time you got yourself into a pretty kettle of fish, you probably had a...

Happy Vernal Festival

Vernal refers to Spring. And these days, any day that starts to look like springtime is worth a festival. Mark Twain is famous for his...

…stop theif!

If I rob something from you and give it back, am I giving you a gift? Can I give you something that’s already yours? The...

If Your Eye Were As Big As…

Contributing Writer Walt Pickut Board of Directors, MMMAA Your eye is a pretty good piece of optics. You can see a star trillions of miles away and...

As You Like It…

“Pardon me for speaking while you’re interrupting.” Ever hear that one? Or do you wish you thought fast enough to say it to somebody...

Valentine’s Day Scramble Contest Winner Announced

Article Contributed by Walt Pickut "This will be my lucky year," Joelle Washer told the Gazette last week when stopped by to pick up her prize...

Talk, Sing, and Dance?

Some of us think walking and chewing gum at the same time is a pretty complicated package. Coordination is the key. That’s why a...

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