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Walt Pickut

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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.

Jamestown Businesses Eye Tariffs

Contributing Writer Walt Pickut Greater Jamestown and Chautauqua County make many products sold around the world and use many products made around the world. “Anything that...

It’s All Relative

Contributed by Walt Picket, Martz/Kohl Board of Directors If you want to stay young forever, it’s easy… just travel at the speed of light! Einstein’s famous...

Festivals of the Summer: Celebrating a Rich Heritage

Contributing Writer Walt Pickut Jamestown was not built in a day, and not by a single culture. The people who built the city were proud to...

E Pluribus Unum

Out of many, One. This simple phrase has been considered the unofficial motto of the United States since it was first incorporated into the Great...

Ouch

  “Don’t play with that, you’ll put your eye out.” Remember that one when you were a kid? Or how about “Don’t touch that! You’ll...

Happy Birthday America: Chautauqua County Celebrates July 4

Contributing Writer Walt Pickut Not many people get to celebrate a 242nd birthday. July 4th 2018 will be another big Yankee Doodle Dandy party day for the...

Some Roads Go Nowhere…

One of the oldest sayings about roads is, “All roads lead to Rome.” History buffs may say the original of that was something more...

Downtown Connects with Nature: Ribbon-Cutting Opens Long-Awaited Scenic Bike Trail

Contributing Writer Walt Pickut   “Come for the ribbon cutting,” Jamestown’s Mayor Sam Teresi said with a welcoming smile, “and bring your bike.” The Chadakoin Park Trail...

Go Ahead… Start Something!

If you’re going to start something, make sure you’re ready. Unless there is an emergency, it’s just not smart to start something until you’re ready....

Secrets!

Contributing Writer Walt Pickut “Three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead.” So said Benjamin Franklin in his Poor Richard's Almanack when he was publishing it...