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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.
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Martz Observatory: Planet Earth as Seen by Aliens? Earth as Viewed from Distant Stars

The next presentation in Martz-Kohl Observatory’s popular special Guest Speaker series, will be by Dr. Darren Williams, Professor of Astronomy and Astrophysics and Planetary...

Words of Wisdom: Think it over again

The carpenter says, “Measure twice, cut once.” That second look saves the day. On the other hand, too much thought—without really thinking—does the opposite, like...

Back to Work?

Contributing Editor Walt Pickut This week your Jamestown Gazette celebrates Labor Day 2021 with all of our readers. We’re thrilled that everyone is now back to...

Cowards fear fair play

Contributing Editor Walt Pickut But don’t be too hard on them. Fear of the unknown can be a good thing. In fact, some of the smartest...

Martz-Kohl Observatory Welcomes Man Who Lives on Mars

Contributing Writer Walt Pickut Martz-Kohl Observatory Board of Directors Daniel Krysak is a real Martian, or as close to one as a man can get on Earth....

Makeup, coverup, or the real McCoy?

Contributing Editor Walt Pickut And who was the real McCoy, anyway? He was Elijah McCoy, an African-Canadian inventor of the late 1800s with 57 patents that...

Doing what you can’t…

Contributing Editor Walt Pickut If you can’t do it, you’ll probably do it better than you thought you could. And maybe even better than anybody else. That’s...

Out for a ride…

Contributing Editor Walt Pickut “Have you ever noticed that anybody driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster than you is a maniac?”...

I’m not that old…

Contributing Editor Walt Pickut Nobody is! But how would you feel if you actually were 200 years old this year? That depends, doesn’t it? It depends on...

Lost Time?

Contributing Editor Walt Pickut Time is funny stuff. It flows but you can’t keep it in a bottle. It passes by but you can’t stick out...

Read This Week’s Issue – September 13, 2021

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