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Duke of York Hotel Has New Ownership, New Name and New Look

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YORKTOWN -- The only waterfront hotel on this side of the Peninsula, the Duke of York Hotel, has been a fixture on the Yorktown...

YPSO Deputies Clean Up a Messy Situation at Yorktown Beach Picnic Area

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YORK COUNTY -- Four York-Poquoson Sherriff's Office (YPSO) deputies went the extra mile in community duty yesterday by cleaning up a stretch of beach...
The Historic Triangle Walking Group meets Mondays and Saturdays. (WYDaily/ Courtesy of the Historic Triangle Walking Group)

This walking group meets in the Historic Triangle–––with social distancing

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Think you're stuck at home during the coronavirus? Think again. A new walking group is in town. The Historic Triangle Walking Group, a free meet-up group,...
Yorktown Beach. (WYDaily file)

Coronavirus: Yorktown Beach is now closed

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York County has officially closed Yorktown Beach due to social distancing concerns. Gail Whittaker, the county's spokeswoman, wrote in a news release Monday this includes...
Yorktown Beach. (WYDaily file)

Coronavirus: York County limits access to Yorktown Beach

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York County announced Tuesday it would be closing parts of Yorktown Beach. The beach will be closed to swimming, sunbathing, according to a news release...
The York-Poquoson Sheriff's Office is increasing patrols around the Yorktown Waterfront after multiple crimes earlier this summer. (WYDaily/Courtesy of U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Wesley)

Beware the Yorktown jellyfish — and don’t pee on the wound if you get stung

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It’s that time of the year again: beach season. But in Yorktown, at the white, sandy beach, it’s also jellyfish season. At the beginning of July,...
The York-Poquoson Sheriff's Office is increasing patrols around the Yorktown Waterfront after multiple crimes earlier this summer. (WYDaily/Courtesy of U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Wesley)

Yorktown beach named among Virginia’s best

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Yorktown beach has been ranked among Virginia’s top beaches. A USA Today readers’ choice poll ranked Yorktown Beach the second-best beach in Virginia, only getting...
Signs posted on Yorktown Beach warn against swimming in the York River. (Bryan DeVasher/WYDaily)

Swimming advisory lifted at Yorktown Beach

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A swimming advisory for Yorktown Beach has been lifted, health officials said Thursday. The advisory was issued Wednesday, when tests showed an elevated level of...