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Walt Pickut

Walt Pickut
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 – Nov. 26, 2012

The Big Event The Jamestown Gazette’s line up of holiday events for this year goes on and on…and on, with Christmas and New Year parties,...

Happy Thanksgiving – Chautauqua County Cares

We will eat nearly 150,000,000 meals this year in Chautauqua County, if we all eat three meals a day, every day. But we won’t....

Editorial – Nov. 19, 2012

OK, Give It Up That’s right, give something away…you’ll get something even better back. St Francis of Assisi said it this way, “For it is...

Martz Observatory – We See Everything

The Martz Observatory in Frewsburg is committed to serious astronomy and to training tomorrow’s astronomers and encouraging hobbyists. The Association’s president, Gary Nelson, and...

Hunting In Western New York – A Good Year Projected For 2012

“I’m seeing a lot of deer this year,” a local hunter said, talking to friends in the Springville area recently. “Don’t quote me,” he...

Editorial – Nov. 12, 2012

Hunting: Which Critter? The word “Critter” is a simple, old fashioned corruption of the word “Creature.” We search for creatures, we find them and we take...

Hometown Veterans – A Gathering of Comrades

“It was 69 years ago that I boarded a train down at the Jamestown station,” Doug Benson said. “It was in October of ’43....

‘Workin’ On The Railroad – Jamestown’s Historic Station Reopens for Business

The first passenger train that ever rolled into Jamestown, New York, arrived on August 25, 1860, to a cheering crowd…and passenger trains kept on...

Editorial – Nov. 5, 2012

Bon Voyage Life is a journey, they say. If they are right, then the journey is as long as your life. Travel well. Are you taking...

The NorthSide – Business is Booming for Shoppers

Business is booming only four minutes from downtown Jamestown; the bustling NorthSide shopping Center is growing and thriving, drawing shoppers from all across the...

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