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Byron-Bergen School Superintendent Scott Martzloff will become the next superintendent of the Williamsville Central School District. 
The Buffalo News reports today that an announcement of Martzloff’s appointment to the wealthy Erie County district is expected on Tuesday.
Martzloff has been at Byron-Bergen for only two years. He was paid $137,000 a yearplus another $31,000 in benefits.
His salary at Williamsville is expected to top $200,000.

An Erie County politician has been tapped for a top administrative job at Western Region OTB.
Michael Nolan, supervisor of the Town of Elma, has been named Vice-President of Administration.
Western Region OTB operates Batavia Downs Casino and 35 OTB branches in Western New York.

An Elba man has been sent to jail for allegedly hitting his son during a domestic dispute.
Deputies say 41-year-old Gregory Warfle of Chapel Street, struck his 15-yeqar-old son in the face several times with an open hand. Deputies say the alleged assault occured in front of Warfle’s 8-year-old daughter.
He was charged with Assault 3rd Degree and two counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Child.
Warfle was jailed in lieu of $1,000 bail and ordered to stay away from both children.

A record number of volunteers participated in this year’s United Way Day of caring in Genesee County.
260 volunteers took on 48 projects yesterday.
The volunteers were employed by 53 companies and organizations throughout Genesee County who all took the day off to help out.
Read our entire story HERE.

Hundreds of court workers around the state are receiving pink slips.  Some 367 workers are being laid off as of June 1st due to budget issues.  The state judicial system is facing a 170-million dollar budget shortfall, and officials say steps had already been taken to try and save costs like closing courthouses earlier in the day and canceling evening small-claims hearings. 

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