Residents of the Florence Park section of Oyster Bay met on May 20, to discuss forming a civic association. They met in the Community Room of the OBEN Library and filled the room. The homeowners are concerned at the possibility of a road being reopened between the Commander Oil parking lot on South Street and Melbourne Street.
Pleased with the new gymnasium, Oyster Bay-East Norwich School District voters went on to approve some of the restoration work planned for the auditorium on May 16. The Oyster Bay-East Norwich voters passed the 2000-2001 budget of $29,274,269 on "Super Tuesday."