Kirk Tupaj

Kirk Tupaj is a Multimedia Journalist for NEWSChannel 2 and has been with WKTV since July 1985.

Title: Multimedia Journalist

Kirk Tupaj is a Multimedia Journalist for NEWSChannel 2 and has been with WKTV since July 1985.

Kirk spent the first 29 years as a Photojournalist covering news, weather, sports, and occasionally worked shooting commercials.

Recent Posts by Kirk Tupaj

Sheriffs challenge New York's executive rule on large family gatherings

Gov. Cuomo’s Thanksgiving executive order only allows for a maximum of ten people to gather---even in your home. Sheriff's departments are refusing to enforce the rule.

SUNY Oneonta releases details of spring reopening plan

SUNY Oneonta is working on a reopening plan for the spring of 2021, and it comes with some changes.

Munson Williams Proctor Art Institute gets creative to stay open

The Munson Williams Proctor Arts Institute was grouped in the last businesses to reopen in the Phase 4 reopening plan, but their creativity has helped the museum flourish.

Going to the Utica Zoo may help you through the pandemic

There are many businesses that have had to resort to creative measures to keep their doors open, and the not-for-profits are no exception.

Restaurants continue to adjust during pandemic

The nice weather will soon be changing, and so will the ability for restaurants to provide outdoor seating.

Day in the life: Learning during the coronavirus pandemic

There are so many restrictions in place now that we’re living through a pandemic, and school can be especially challenging.

Election uncertainty: Local residents react to waiting for 2020 race results

It could take weeks before we know all the election results, especially with all the absentee and mail in votes still waiting to be counted.

How to make your vote count

Early Voting begins this Saturday and runs until Sunday November 1st.

Local officials propose bail reform repeal, aim to restart from scratch

Assemblyman John Salka is proposing a new law aimed at repealing bail reform.

Officials say local police vacancies up, recruitment down

There’s a shortage of police recruits across the country, and we’re feeling the crunch locally.

New York Coronavirus Cases

County data is updated nightly.

Cases: 607001

Reported Deaths: 34362
CountyCasesDeaths
Queens866847343
Kings855617489
Bronx616175030
Nassau574892244
Suffolk573662036
Westchester476321502
New York429813222
Erie21873762
Richmond214321119
Rockland20824692
Orange16093517
Monroe13054313
Onondaga9470222
Dutchess6811185
Albany5233148
Broome4983135
Oneida4292146
Niagara3261103
Ulster310998
Chemung272432
Putnam252964
Schenectady218955
Sullivan210848
Saratoga200619
Steuben161087
Rensselaer155450
Chautauqua141416
Oswego13026
Ontario113537
Tioga105548
Wayne98312
Columbia97056
Tompkins9530
Cattaraugus91924
Cortland9131
Allegany86952
Madison83618
Genesee8198
Cayuga7627
St. Lawrence7059
Greene64618
Livingston6248
Herkimer60312
Chenango58310
Orleans58156
Otsego5528
Warren54735
Fulton46128
Jefferson4573
Washington43314
Clinton4305
Wyoming4305
Montgomery41312
Delaware3199
Lewis3159
Schuyler2743
Seneca2605
Essex25214
Franklin2436
Yates2427
Schoharie1762
Hamilton401
Out of NY0120
Unassigned017
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