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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.

Time is precious… Waste it wisely

Contributing Editor Walt Pickut   The time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time. Only workaholics and drill sergeants disagree with that, so why not waste a...

Home Opener Debut! Tarp Skunks Baseball

Article Contributed by David Troxell, George Carlo, Randall Anderson & Walt Pickut The Tarp Skunks of Jamestown will play their Opening Home Game—the first home game...

Your Own Creativity

Contributing Editor Walt Pickut Everybody has at least a spark of creativity in them. And nothing brings it out like Springtime. The ground seems to create new...

A star by any other name…

Contributing Editor Walt Pickut With apologies to William Shakespeare for hijacking and changing his famous line from Romeo and Juliet, Act II, Scene II, “What's in a...

One of Our Own: An Interview with Dick Barton

Contributing Writer Walt Pickut Dick Barton simply said with typical humility, “I’m looking forward to it,” when asked about "TEAM: The Dick Barton Story," the pulse-quickening...

Real Racing Matters

Contributing Editor Walt Pickut This week, the Jamestown Gazette brings you racing and the people who do it in cars. According to Ernest Hemingway, “Auto racing, bull...

Lakewood Apothecary – Open for Business

Contributing Writer Walt Pickut “We’re still here for everyone who needs us,” Jim Rovegno, registered pharmacist, and owner at the Lakewood Apothecary, told the Jamestown Gazette...

Better Eyes on the Skies: New Advances Coming to Martz-Kohl Observatory

Contributing Writer Walt Pickut Marshal Martz Memorial Astronomical Association On Wednesday evening, May 19, at 7:30, the Martz-Kohl Observatory will be the subject of a case study...

It’s a mess. Thank Goodness!

Contributing Editor Walt Pickut That’s what democracy is. It’s a mess. So is a cake before it’s baked, a pile of parts before it’s a car,...

Nature or Nurture?

It’s an old question. Did your DNA or your childhood make you who you are? Or maybe you and your own free will had something...

Read This Week’s Issue – June 14, 2021

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