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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.

Safe at Home – CASA Cares for Chautauqua’s Children

“All children deserve to be safe in their own homes,” said Michelle Saxton, Board President for CASA, Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children of Chautauqua...

Sewer’s Choice – A Good Stitch In Time

  “In the old days, sewing machine salesmen demonstrated their powerful, gear-driven machines by sewing right through a solid wooden ruler,” Ken Mekus told a...

Urgent Care-A New, Fast Healthcare Option

“We will see you in 15 minutes or less,” Dr. John Radford promised a visitor recently at Five Star Urgent Care in Jamestown’s Riverwalk...

Tony’s Shoe Depot – Three Generations of Cobblers

    “I was nine years old when I sewed my first pair of shoes,” Tony Franchina said proudly to a customer recently at Tony's Shoe...

Spring Is Back At Four Seasons Nursery & Garden Center

A successful business changes to meet the demands of its customers. It is not a new idea, but few businesses succeed without obeying that...

Experience Life With Hospice Chautauqua County

  “I get up in the morning and I know I’m going to make somebody happy today.” Megan D'Angelo Said. Megan D’Angelo is the Community Relations...

Designed For Greatness at Design Studio

The Internet is many things to many people; a playground, an information superhighway, a web that connects us all…all around the world. “I’ve designed websites...

Jamestown Gazette – The First Year

The first edition of The Jamestown Gazette, The People’s Paper—the best read in town—hit the news stands one year ago, on April 11, 2011....

Chautauqua Striders – Mastering the Art of Mentoring

  Tomorrow will be built by the youth. Today’s adults can pass along the tools for the job and help them craft new tools to...
Jamestown Kitchen and Bath

Jamestown Kitchen and Bath – The Personal Touch

“When I was 20 years old, my father helped me start this business,” Andy Proctor said. “He trusted me.” Andy’s new business had belonged...