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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.

Martz-Kohl Observatory: The Universe in 3-D

The largest 3-D map of the universe ever created is now in the hands of about 600 scientists from 54 institutions around the world. The...

Words of Wisdom: A Bal-anc-ing Act

Good news and bad news are always hard to balance. So, here’s the good news first: You get to choose whether 2021 is a catastrophe...

Words of Wisdom: No Kidding

This is serious. If you are kidding, you’ve got to take care of them. Every kid deserves that. If you’re not going to do that,...

Words of Wisdom: Alarm Clocks!

What a terrible way to wake up. ALARM!! Zig Ziglar, author, salesman, and motivational speaker, once asked, “This morning did you wake up to an alarm clock...
The words "Crowded room" may never again mean what they used to This is as close to "Standing room only" as it gets while waiting for the vaccine.

Looking Back – Moving Forward

In March of 2020 the World Health Organization formally declared a world-wide state of pandemic. The spread of Covid-19 had passed a point of...

Words of Wisdom: Rocket Science

I wish some things were as easy as rocket science! Just imagine, it takes 17,000 NASA workers and $10,000 to get just one pound of...
Diane Clark and Bill Moran, pictured here with their Australian Shepherd, Beanie, are the directors of Greystone Nature Preserve, an experiential environmental educational teaching facility located on 75 acres near Brocton, N.Y. They will present “Pushing Up Daisies -- What’s a Body To Do?” at the March 21 Sunday service of the Unitarian Universalist Congregations of Northern Chautauqua and of Jamestown.

“Pushing Up Daisies — What’s a Body To Do?” is Subject of Virtual Unitarian...

The Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Northern Chautauqua (UUCNC) is welcoming the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Jamestown (UUCJ) to their virtual service on Sunday, March...

Words of Wisdom: The (almost) forgotten

Did you ever walk into your kitchen and forget why you went there? Just about everybody has. It’s amazing how easy it is to forget...
Dr S. Robin Elgart, Ph.D. Space Radiation Element Scientist, NASA Human Research Program.

Martz-Kohl Observatory: Astronauts Beware! Radiation Danger Ahead

NASA comes to the Martz-Kohl Observatory, MKO, this month for the next in our popular Zoom-Webinar guest speaker series—as always inviting the public. This...

Words of Wisdom: Mysterious History

History started one second ago. But it left something behind—the present. But the present makes no sense unless you know what made it. That means...

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