September 19, 2014

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Chiropractic and Physical Therapy Work Best Together


80% of the population will suffer back pain sometime in their life.  The vast majority of back pain cases remain non-traumatic, and has no known mechanism of injury.  Often times frustrating both the patient and the health care provider is the fact that no single course of treatment or intervention is effective for everybody.  Research Read More…

The 100% Preventable Birth Defect


It is estimated that each year, approximately 160,000 babies are born in the U.S. with birth defects. Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) is one of the few birth defects which is 100 percent preventable. The only reason a baby is born with FAS is because its mother drank alcohol while pregnant. Every year on September 9, Read More…

Medina attorney faces discipline over workers’ comp fraud charges

Natalie Grubb

The Ohio Supreme Court has taken disciplinary action against Medina attorney Natalie Grubb, who pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of complicity to commit workers’ compensation fraud in 2013. On Aug. 28, Chief Justice Maureen O’Conner issued a ruling instituting a six-month suspension of Grubb’s license, but also put the suspension on hold so long as Read More…

Medina County clerk of courts requests to have his court records sealed

David Wadsworth

A judge will hear arguments next week on a request from Medina County Clerk of Courts David Wadsworth to seal the court records involving accusations he misused public funds during his 2012 election campaign. Wadsworth, 56, of Brunswick, pleaded no contest to the misdemeanor charge last September, but was not sentenced pending completion of a Read More…

Rosemary C. West

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Rosemary C. West, 90, of Austin, Texas passed away Wednesday, July 30, 2014. She was born in 1924 to Wesley Downing and Christine (Scalise) Smith in Akron. Rosemary graduated from Garfield High School in 1942, a few months after the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor. Like most people at that time, Rosemary wanted to “do her Read More…

Mary Beechy Pfeiffer


Mary Beechy Pfeiffer, died Friday, September 12, 2014, at 1 A.M. She was born in Wooster, October 5, 1945, to Orin and Marie (nee Ramseyer) Beechy. Her parents inspired her with a love of education, music, photography and travel. She grew up in the Oak Grove Mennonite Church in Smithville, Ohio; her early education was Read More…

Ronald L. “Butch” Blake


Ronald L. “Butch” Blake, 65, of Sterling, died Monday, September 15, 2014, at Wooster Community Hospital. He was born July 4, 1949 in Waverly, Ohio, to Jack and Dortha (Shannon) Blake and married Diana Perkins July 26, 1970, who survives. Butch had worked at Diebold, in construction and carpet installation with Gary Murray and at Read More…

Howard M. Stiver

Howard M. Stiver, 95, passed away Sunday, September 14, 2014, in Lebanon, Ohio. Howard lived in the Medina area for many years. Details will appear in the Gazette at a later date, regarding a memorial service. Arrangements are being handled by Waite and Son Funeral Home, Medina.

Robert A. “Bob” Weber


Robert A. “Bob” Weber, 73, a longtime resident of Medina, peacefully passed away at his home Sunday, September 14, 2014. He was born in Cleveland, to the late Karl and Pauline Weber. He proudly served in the U.S. Army. Bob then went to work as a carpenter, building many structures in Medina County. Self-proclaimed “Fix-it-up-Bob” Read More…

Lindsey M. Myers


Lindsey M. Myers, 35, of Medina, passed away suddenly Thursday, September 4, 2014. She was born March 7, 1979, in Parma, to Jeffrey and Darlene D. (nee Ziganti) Myers. Lindsey will be missed by her precious daughters, Ava M. and Sophia G.; her parents, Jeffrey and Darlene; brother, Jeffrey S.; and sister, Randi P.; her Read More…