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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

Moving forward on Rome Downtown Revitalization Initiative

The City of Rome has been working on improvements to the downtown area using money allocated from State Downtown Revitalization Initiative Grants.

Olbiston update: Where are the residents and what’s happening with the building?

58 residents from the Olbistion Apartments were asked to leave, and time is running out for them to find a new place to stay.

Competition returns at the Boonville-Oneida County Fair

The Oneida County Fair may be entertaining for most of us, but there’s also a lot of competition with the animals.

Man survives second near-death experience when tree crushes house during Utica storm

We’re following up on a story we told you about at the end of June. A storm blew a tree down on a house crushing the house and a man inside. Now hear from the man who’s down on his ‘luck’.

Staffing shortage plaguing the Oneida County jail

The Oneida County Jail is in need of Correctional Officers, but there’s more problems than recruitment.

Update on the Olbiston Apartment complex

Almost 60 residents from the Olbiston Apartment Complex have found suitable living arrangements, but there’s more to this story than finding suitable housing.

Town of Western hit with second wave of destruction

After getting hit by a tornado, the Town of Western is now dealing with damage from a localized flood.

Westernville tornado recovery 1 week later

The Town of Western is still in a state of emergency after getting hit by an EF 1 tornado one week ago.

Future unclear for residents forced to vacate Olbiston Apartments in Utica

Roughly 60 people living in a Utica apartment building must now find a new home. The city has declared Olbiston Apartments unsafe for human occupation.

Flood control exercise shuts down traffic in Herkimer

Traffic was shut down between the Herkimer Thruway and Fifth Avenue for a couple of hours today. It was an exercise to help keep the Village from flood exposure.

New York Coronavirus Cases

County data is updated nightly.

Cases: 2155356

Reported Deaths: 53657
CountyCasesDeaths
Kings28880410522
Queens28324510023
Suffolk2047873414
Nassau1877353185
Bronx1871846598
New York1435654536
Westchester1317102296
Erie908201816
Richmond774921855
Monroe700711117
Orange49140847
Rockland47553758
Onondaga39603680
Dutchess29942447
Albany25107358
Oneida22861518
Niagara20299375
Broome18827367
Saratoga15810168
Ulster14164258
Schenectady13411206
Rensselaer11474145
Putnam1077793
Chautauqua9015146
Chemung7851137
Oswego772593
Ontario753293
Steuben7024147
Sullivan680076
St. Lawrence675897
Cayuga643092
Jefferson627568
Wayne586673
Cattaraugus580493
Genesee5460124
Herkimer5266110
Clinton488833
Madison461389
Livingston456860
Fulton447193
Tompkins446553
Montgomery4307128
Columbia4146104
Cortland397964
Tioga387863
Warren377262
Wyoming363153
Allegany358287
Chenango357077
Otsego351047
Greene347279
Washington321555
Orleans314483
Lewis284636
Franklin257912
Delaware243539
Seneca204257
Schoharie174319
Essex163626
Yates118226
Schuyler109014
Hamilton3182
Unassigned8711
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