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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.

Words of Wisdom: Wisdom

Owls are said to be wise. We usually call them “Wise Old Owls” because age is said to bring wisdom. In ancient Greek and Roman mythology, owls symbolized education...

Waking up

Some people are early birds. They love getting up early in the morning before everybody else. But waking up early isn’t necessarily good for everybody....
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Welcome Back! We Never Left.

Jamestown Gazette Returns to Newsstands The Jamestown Gazette, now in its tenth year of serving the Chautauqua, Cattaraugus, and Warren County regions. During this Covid-19...

Martz Observatory: Behind the Scenes

While MKO isn’t able to welcome guests during the Covid-19 New York statewide shutdown, we are not taking the summer off. We’re preparing to...

In Between Joke and Tragedy

Everybody knows what a joke is. You tell it and everybody laughs. That’s why the people who do it best can make a good living...

Running Toward Danger…

Some people do that! Firefighters, police officers and soldiers do it, and sometimes even moms and dads do it when their kids are being kids...

Words of Wisdom: Mind Your Own Business

Usually, that means “Don’t be a busybody and don’t pry!” It’s a verbal No Trespassing sign that is never put out in a kindly...

Words of Wisdom: I can dig it…

If you can remember the Hippie days, or if you’ve seen some really bad movies, you remember how that phrase finishes: I can dig...

Martz-Kohl Observatory: Friends Get A Rain-check

The Martz-Kohl Observatory in Frewsburg is complying with New York State regulations this spring by not inviting the public for tours and stargazing for...

Words of Wisdom: Just wondering

Why is the American economy in trouble if we have only shut down the non-essentials? Have we built our national life around things we don’t...
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