11/17/14 4:30pm
11/17/2014 4:30 PM
The former Galley Ho restaurant in New Suffolk. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch, file)

The former Galley Ho restaurant in New Suffolk. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch, file)

Update: The Southold Town Planning Board unanimously granted site plan approvals for the New Suffolk Waterfront Fund and the Blue Inn at a special meeting Monday.

Both applications had been met with resistance from residents within their respective communities. (more…)

10/21/14 12:00pm
10/21/2014 12:00 PM
The former Galley Ho across the street from Legends and Summer Girl boutique on First Street’s New Suffolk Waterfront Fund land. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)

The former Galley Ho on First Street in New Suffolk. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch, file)

New Suffolk Waterfront Fund leaders believe they’re just days away from getting the approvals needed from state, county and town agencies in order to get their site plan OK’d by the Southold Town Planning Board.

The nonprofit group is looking to relocate and renovate the old Galley Ho building and establish an up to 66-seat restaurant in the building, which after a small addition would total 1,725 square feet. (more…)

07/12/14 3:00pm
07/12/2014 3:00 PM
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Waterfront Fund executive committee chair Barbara Schnitzler discusses plans for the Galley Ho Saturday morning at the New Suffolk Elementary School. (Credit: Rachel Young)

Just beyond the entrance of New Suffolk Elementary School, a multi-colored poster states the following: “Only POSITIVE attitudes allowed beyond this point.”

But on Saturday morning, as dozens of community members packed into a classroom to hear a presentation from the New Suffolk Waterfront Fund about the nonprofit’s hotly contested plans for the relocation and renovation of the Galley Ho restaurant, the mood was more combative than cheerful.  (more…)