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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 – Oct. 22, 2012

Kilroy Was Here Nobody really knows who first coined the phrase “Kilroy was here.” In World War II Kilroy’s graffiti, scrawled across the battlefields of...

Think Pink – Breast Cancer Awareness for Both Women and Men

“When I drive past that tree, it warms my heart,” Linda Jonson said. Linda pointed at the “Pink Ribbon Tree” on the corner of...

Editorial: Oct. 15, 2012

Got Power? To know if you’ve got Power, you have to know what it is. Power turns out to be something different from what most...

Editorial: Oct. 8, 2012

Michael Jordan said, “Just play. Have fun. Enjoy the game.” Exactly one half of all the sports teams playing any on any given day will...

The Amish Trail – The Simple Life for the World to See

“Sometimes there’s a treasure right next door--and you don’t even know it until somebody tells you. That’s our Amish Trail,” said Deb Opferbeck at...

Editorial – Oct. 1, 2012

A Fatal Journey Some things should die, but we feed them anyway. Take prejudice, for instance. Sometimes it masquerades as what we call “taste.” We...

Famous Astronomer Visits Martz Observatory

Dr. James LoPresto, a long time friend of the Martz Astronomical Observatory in Frewsburg, New York, lectures with a twinkle in his eye to...

Autumn Kick-off in Western New York: The Busti Apple Festival

“For the first time in 60 years the Busti Mill is just about ready to start up again,” Norm Carlson explained proudly. “And the...

Jamestown Rotary Exchange Student Reports Back From Australia

JAMESTOWN - Wearing a navy blue Rotary Exchange Student blazer festooned with badges, banners, trophies and memorabilia…even a set of fake kangaroo ears…and sporting...

Famous Fireball Run – Astronaut and Hometown Girl Find Missing Children

“You’ve blown the lid right off !” Fireball Run Adventurally planners told Lee Harkness after their 4-day visit to Jamestown. “Jamestown is way above...

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