One operator says inspector was ‘nitpicking’

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GETZVILLE, NY (WIVB) - The owners of John and Mary’s subs on Millersport Highway in Getzville are not happy about their last Erie County Health Departmen


DICEY DINING Part 3: Grading systems


BUFFALO, NY (WIVB) - “Is it a safe place to go to eat? Are they abiding by the rules? ” says Lockport resident Carol Mayer as she leaves a restaurant ci


DICEY DINING Part 4: School Inspections


BUFFALO, NY (WIVB) - Food service programs in schools have to undergo the same rigorous inspections as restaurants. News 4 Investigates discovered that a numb


Rest. records took months to uncover

News 4 uncovered eye opening information about restaurants in Western New York. The investigation began based on the question: how do you know if your favorite restau


Social media abuzz over restaurant data

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – News 4 viewers are “eating up” our newly posted restaurant inspection database. Already well over 100,000 people have che


Erie Co. passed on posting inspections

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – Erie County is the only county in New York State that does not make inspections of restaurants available to the public.

News 4 has learned t


Erie County takes action

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – Erie County now confirms that it will roll out a restaurant inspection website after Thanksgiving – most likely the first week of D


Erie County posts restaurant inspections

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – For the first time, Erie County is posting inspections for the county’s 3,500 restaurants.

The launch follows a “Dicey Din