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Walt Pickut

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.

Dining In The Dark

“Diners, close your eyes!” Dinner is now being served. Dining in the Dark 2013 will once again let diners walk a mile in another person’s...

Chautauqua Sports Hall of Fame Yesterday’s Greats – Today’s Role Models

Some say the Chautauqua Sports Hall of Fame was really born nearly 30 years before it was officially founded in 1980, according to the...

Your Heart is in Your Own Hands

Assuming you are healthy, your heart will pound out more than 3 billion beats in 80 years. That’s not counting the times your heart...

Let the Kid Play

Remember when you were a kid, there was always someone who got chosen last in choosing up sides? Or someone who was never asked...

International Women’s Day At Home And Around The World

“I’m amazed at how generous people are,” Maggie Irwin said, “what a wonderful place to live.” Irwin sees this year’s celebration of International Women’s...

The Daytona 500 Calls

“No Thanks! I’d rather do the driving myself.” Ever said that? Here’s your chance. Put your hands on the wheel, your foot on the gas,...

Potholes?

This is definitely the time of year to think about potholes. But when you think about them, you may realize that life is filled...

Jamestown Salutes The Hometown’s Finest

“It’s not about our weather or our economy,” Greg Krauza said. “It’s about our people. That’s what makes this the best place to live....

Mayville, New York – A Colorful History and A Modern Success

The Earliest Days Mayville, the very first European settlement in Chautauqua County, was founded in 1804 by Mayville’s first settler, Dr. Alexander McIntyre. The good...

Mayville President’s Day Winter Festival Returns

We’re making it a wonderful festival for the whole family again this year,” said Debby Marsala, with enough enthusiasm to make it all happen....