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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.

Some Secrets Need to be Told…Eventually

Contributing Writer Walt Pickut Seventy three years ago Jamestown’s furniture makers, world famous and superbly skilled wood-craftsmen, also built top secret warplanes – “American Kamikazes” –...

Summer On Chautauqua Lake Happenings, Adventures and Family Fun

  Article Contributed by Walt Pickut Chautauqua Lake is home to a thousand adventures every year… and it is a home-away-from-home for tens of thousands of welcome...

Bemus Point Cornerstone — 2018

Contributing Writer Walt Pickut Sunsets on the Lake and live music on the summer air set Bemus Point apart from all the other vacation havens...

Supporting the Supporters

Contributing Writer Walt Pickut ‘‘Everyone can be a philanthropist,” John Lasher, Executive Director of the Community Foundation of Warren County (CFWC), told the Jamestown Gazette last...

“The Birth and Death of Stars”

Contributing Writer Walt Pickut Martz/Kohl Board of Directors Everybody knows that storks bring baby children, but where do baby stars come from? And how about the black...

Hands On Jamestown Returns

Article Contributed by Walt Pickut “This is going to be a transformational summer for Jamestown,” Kristy Kathman, Deputy Director of the Jamestown Renaissance Corporation (JRC) told...

Meat or Poison?

“One man’s meat is another man’s poison.” It is an old proverb that is rarely disputed. In fact, it has often come to the rescue...

Finger lickin’

OK, I guess you can’t help people handling and squeezing fruit and veggies in the produce aisle. I’ll cook them anyway. But last week...

A Diet to Save a Lake

Article Contributed by Walt Pickut “Chautauqua Lake is an overfed lake,” John Jablonski told the 2018 season’s last GreenUp Jamestown convocation on Tuesday night, May 1....

Comedy

How many ways can you laugh? There’s a belly laugh, a giggle and a chuckle. How about a cackle, a snicker or a snort? And...