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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.

Spring Baskets of Treasure – Helping St Susan Spring into Action

  “This is a fun fund raiser,” Sue Colwell said with a broad smile, “and it helps a lot of people too. That’s what makes...

Celebrate Our Star, the Sun!

If you go outside on a clear, dark night, you can see about 2,000 stars, plus a few billon in the mists of the...

It’s Maple Syrup Time Again – A Sweet Spring Hobby

Maple syrup lovers, it’s sugaring time again! Step outside and look up at the sky at 5:27 on the morning of Wednesday, March 27th. If...

Play… to Work Better

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Masquerade Ball Reveals the Most Caring People

A hard day’s work should have a little fun in it, they say. And the more serious the work, the more deserving the workers,...

Observatory Announces Gift, Plans for Future

The Martz Observatory, high atop Robin Hill Road in Frewsburg, New York, is about to double in size and add a second observatory dome...

Daylight Savings Time

Daylight Savings Time starts at 2:00 am on Sunday, March 10 (advance your clocks from 2:00 to 3:00) and ends at 2:00 am on...

Now You See It…Now You Don’t

It’s the same old phrase every hack magician has used since the first pharaoh watched his court wizard ‘disappear’ a desert lizard behind his...

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...

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