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State legislature passes bill banning offshore drilling

2019-02-14T20:55:39-05:00February 8th, 2019|

Photo caption: Long Island’s waterways captured by local fisherman Chris Hamilton. (Courtesy photo) by Tara Smith | 02/08/2019 6:00 AM The New York State Legislature approved a bill to ban offshore drilling Tuesday. The bill amends the Environmental Conservation Law to prohibit offshore oil and gas production. It would prevent the state Department of Environmental Conservation from leasing [...]

Chris Hamilton 2018 Maritime Festival Grand Marshal

2018-09-19T21:03:07-05:00September 19th, 2018|

For Greenport native Chris Hamilton, the 29th Annual East End Maritime Festival signals the celebration of his heritage, and will also give him a platform for speaking about environmental issues that are close to his heart. He will serve as the 2018 Grand Marshal and will lead the parade on Saturday through Greenport Village. [...]

Cutchogue library holding artist studio tour Saturday

2017-11-28T21:30:40-05:00October 20th, 2017|

by Tim Gannon | The Suffolk Times 10/20/2017 9:33 AM Cutchogue New Suffolk Free Library will host a NoFo Artists Studio Tour Saturday as a fundraiser for the library, according to director Jennifer Fowler. Participants will pay a $25 fee for a bracelet that grants them entry to all 14 of the artist studios on the self-guided [...]

In Greenport, Chris Hamilton Offers a Glimpse of the Last Baymen

2017-11-28T21:35:19-05:00September 11th, 2017|

By Lily Dougherty-Johnson | Edible East End September 11, 2017  Don’t miss the fisherman-photographer’s exhibits at First & South and the East End Seaport Museum.   Chris Hamilton grew up in Greenport as the son of a commercial fisherman. He has been fishing with his father since he was a young child, and still does so today, [...]

NoFo Art Tour: Chris Hamilton

2017-11-28T21:39:59-05:00August 28th, 2017|

In January of 2016, I finally upgraded from my old iPhone 4 to an iPhone 6.  What happened as a result was totally unexpected…..I discovered my passion for photography.  I have always enjoyed taking photos and sharing my unique perspective as a bayman, but never thought my photos of sunrises, fish, and seagulls would ever [...]

“Sea Something, Save Something”

2017-06-16T15:34:37-05:00April 29th, 2017|

“Sea Something, Save Something” is a ‘call-to-action’ art show featuring many local artists of Long Island including founder Kara Hoblin. The purpose of the show is to raise awareness and build community around the shared goal of protecting our marine environment. “Sea Something, Save Something” functions as a ‘pop-up’ art exhibition rotating to different venues. [...]

A Sneak Peak at the Seaport Museum’s Summer Season

2017-04-25T01:52:24-05:00April 25th, 2017|

Lore of the Peconics Top Stories  April 23, 2017 Beth Young 0 Comment (Photographer Chris Hamilton and EESM Chair Arlene Klein) Greenporters got a sneak peak of this season’s exhibits at the East End Seaport Museum on April 8, along with an afternoon of sea chanteys with Dave Berson and Dave Nyce, a.k.a. The Two Daves. [...]