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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.

Not Quite the Same…

Apples and oranges are certainly different. It’s true for you and me, too, and for night and day and old and new… lots of...

National Comedy Center Opens to National Acclaim

Contributing Writer Walt Pickut The United States House of Representatives voted unanimously in July to approve a bill naming Jamestown’s newest attraction as America’s official “National...

What’s So Funny Now…?

Charlie Chaplin once said, “A day without laughter is a day wasted.” So don’t waste another day. Get laughing! Doctors say that laughter can wash...

Wait & See … ?

If the light at the end of the tunnel is really a train coming down the track, “wait and see” is a really bad...

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...