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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.

Editorial: July 30, 2012

Life on the Edge According to a January, 2012 report in USA Today, the average cost for an advertiser to buy a Super Bowl spot...

Lisciandro’s Restaurant Celebrates Six Decades of Home Town Cooking

JAMESTOWN - The NRA forecasts that the business will top $200 billion in 2012. That’s the other NRA, the National Restaurant Association, and they predict...

Gerry Rodeo Roars Back – Let’ er Rip!

GERRY - The valiant volunteer firefighters of Gerry, New York, are bringing the best-of-the-best in cowboy and cowgirl ridin’ and wranglin’ back to the...

Sherman Day: Mysterious Objects Unearthed

Senator Joins Observers SHERMAN - The motto for Sherman Day—always slated for the first Saturday in August—is “Creating New Memories for Families.” This year, on...

The London Olympics 2012 – World Champions and Local Pride

“The Thrill of Victory…” It’s been an unofficial slogan of the Olympics since at least the 1970s when Vinko Bogataj, a Slovenian ski jumper...

Editorial: July 23, 2012

Wake Up and Smell the... Is it always the coffee? If it is, maybe you need a change. How about smelling some fresh air…or the...

Acclaimed Recording Artist Brielle to Perform in Jamestown

JAMESTOWN - Brielle is an artist. That’s not a job title. Art is the name for something that comes from the soul and can’t...

Chautauqua County Fair – The Best Gets Better at America’s Family Fair!

“Every year we play ‘Can you top this?’" Roy "Mooney" Harrington said with great delight. Harrington is the First Vice-President of the 2012 Chautauqua...

The Final Stanza of Chautauqua Music

JAMESTOWN - With the closing of Chautauqua Music at the end of the month, it is appropriate to take a brief look at the...

Lucy Comedy Fest Returns

“I’m thrilled to be coming back to Jamestown!” Paula Poundstone told Journey Gunderson, Executive Director at Lucille Ball-Desi Arnaz Center for Comedy. Paula Poundstone,...