YPSO releases iPhone app

The York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office has released a new iOS app with the goal of increasing communication between the public and the Sheriff’s Office. (Adrienne Berard/WYDaily)

Now there’s a new way for York residents to contact local law enforcement. The York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office has released a new iOS app with the goal of increasing communication between the public and the Sheriff’s Office. According to a release posted on the YPSO facebook page, the new app will allow citizens to learn more […]


Williamsburg attraction offers $5,000 reward for rare Pokemon

Ripley’s has launched a $5,000 contest to see who can find the rarest Pokemon. (Courtesy Ripley Entertainment)

Local Pokemon Go enthusiasts now have a financial incentive to go out and “catch ‘em all.” Two attractions on Richmond Road, Catfish Cove Mini Golf and Ripley’s Believe It or Not, are participating in an international competition to catch the rarest Pokemon in Pokemon Go, a popular new app that allows players to catch virtual characters in the […]


Jamestown Beach sand replenishment begins Monday

The sand replenishment project at Jamestown Beach Event Park will begin Monday. (Courtesy James City County)

Beachgoers may have to reschedule their plans this week as the Jamestown Beach Event Park gets a makeover. The park is scheduled to begin a sand replenishment project Monday, which should take approximately two days to complete. According to a press release from James City County, the park will close down the paddle craft loading and drop-off area while […]


Mother and daughter victims of York River boating accident

No boats were on this stretch of the York River after a boat capsized July 12. (Kirsten Petersen/ WYDaily)

A mother and daughter lost their lives Tuesday afternoon when a family fishing trip on the York River took a turn for the worst. According to a preliminary investigation by the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries, Kimberly Marie Privette, 35, of Hopewell, Va. and her nine-year-old daughter died Tuesday when their boat overturned […]