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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.

Help Is No Accident

Remember Eeyore? That gloomy old, grey donkey, a friend of Winnie-the-Pooh? Eeyore said, “They’re funny things, Accidents. You never have them till you’re having...

First Responders: Facing Dangers to Save Lives

  “Your safety is in good hands,” promised Chester Harvey, Jamestown Fire Department’s Deputy Chief, clearly optimistic about the new year. After responding more than...

Live Long and Prosper: Grand Opening for Orchard Grove Residences at The Woodlands

“Live long and prosper,” said Star Trek’s Mr. Spock. And the response is, “Peace and long life.” It isn’t science fiction any more, though. Research...

Editorial – Dec, 31 2012

One More Year  My birthday card shouted from its front cover, “How To Live To Be 100 Years Old!” “OK, I’ll bite,” I said. “How can...

The Gift Bringer Isn’t Always Santa Claus

The Season of Generosity All around the world at Christmas time, friends and families, parents and children joyfully give and receive gifts of all sorts....

Editorial – Dec. 24, 2012

Not the End of the World If you are reading this, the world did not end on December 21. If you are not reading this,...

Editorial – Dec. 17, 2012

Danger! Christmas Ahead According to civil liberties watchdog, David Bibb, a certain well known national legal organization has targeted a long-standing Christmas tradition as a...

The Beauty of Local Holiday Giving – Holiday Giving Trees 2012

“Guests walk in the door and simply say ‘How Beautiful!’” They are awed by a fairy tale forest of fifty magnificent Christmas trees awaiting their...

Progressive Skating & Gymnastics Spectacular

Olympic Gold and National Champions Come to Jamestown "This is a once in a lifetime show,” said Steve Disson, President of Disson Skating. “This is...

Editorial – Dec. 10, 2012

Work It If you sit around too long… you just might get a little flabby, right? After a while you’ll hardly have the energy to...