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

Invisible Youth Summit aimed at helping homeless

Agencies across the Mohawk Valley gathered to help solve the problem of homeless youth in the area.

Officials believe cost of bail reform will fall in taxpayers' hands

The new Bail reform law goes into effect on January 1st, and will likely cost the taxpayer and the consumer.

Police investigate threats made at Notre Dame High School

The Utica Police Department is investigation a threat made toward specific students at Notre Dame High School.

Construction crews continue working on Route 5S project

Paving around Genesee Street and Route five s will soon be wrapping up, but the project is far from being completed.

Oneida County Sheriff's Office gets new machine for collecting DNA

The Oneida County Sheriff’s Department is only the second department in the State to acquire a new piece of equipment for collecting DNA.

Oneida County DA fears crime rates will rise after bail reform laws take effect

New York State passed a no bail law that will take effect on January 1st.

Emergency responders train for mass water rescue

A number of Police Agencies and Fire Rescue teams are actively involved in water rescue training along the Erie Canal.

Utica Flooding Preparations

The Governor is urging people to use extra caution as heavy rain and strong winds impact wide areas across New York State.

Homeless in CNY: Mental health and transitioning into permanent housing

There's a difficulty of transitioning the homeless into permanent housing while also dealing with mental health issues.

Homeless in CNY: Dealing with a housing shortage

How prepared are we to handle a mass spike in homelessness?

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