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

Meet AHA Red Cap Ambassador Makaila Dell’Anno

America’s Greatest Heart Run and Walk will be virtual this Saturday, but this year’s Red Cap Ambassador has a story that can touch your heart.

The value in Zombie properties

If you happen to own a property that sits vacant, and is on its way to becoming a zombie property, now might be a good time to consider selling it.

New York tourism industry encourages New Yorkers to ‘Roam the Empire’

There’s a new campaign aimed at encouraging New Yorkers to spend vacation and travel plans within the New York borders.

Government incentives add to difficulty filling job positions

Many employers are struggling just to get employees, but with all the incentives employers are offering, now might be a good time to get a job.

State guidelines restrict attendance at college graduations

Area colleges will be hosting graduation ceremonies in a variety of ways, but no matter what the manner of presentation, they all must comply with guidelines set forth by the State and CDC.

Security breach tied to unemployment and beyond

The pandemic has overloaded the State unemployment system, and scammers have taken advantage, stealing billions of dollars in claims.

Stop Hunger Campaign provides meals for Utica College students in need

Students and staff at Utica College are working on a campaign to see that no student goes hungry.

Lawmakers vote to overturn Cuomo's executive orders

New York State Lawmakers passed a bill suspending three of the Governor’s executive orders.

The Roger J. Skinner Memorial Dog Park in the works

A Herkimer man has been trying to get a dog park built in Herkimer County for the last eleven years, and while his plans are in the works, he’s not quite there yet.

Capacity increases for zoos, museums and theaters

Positivity Rates in New York State are going down, so the State has expanded the capacity rated for museums, zoos, and movie theaters.

New York Coronavirus Cases

County data is updated nightly.

Cases: 2083623

Reported Deaths: 52914
CountyCasesDeaths
Kings27718310311
Queens2740339845
Suffolk1994113379
Nassau1822533161
Bronx1812316529
New York1368284447
Westchester1288352266
Erie883501776
Richmond739711809
Monroe667001074
Orange47851810
Rockland46656955
Onondaga38048671
Dutchess29175444
Albany24428350
Oneida22251505
Niagara19686360
Broome18344357
Saratoga15113166
Ulster13762251
Schenectady12988200
Rensselaer11104140
Putnam1053991
Chautauqua8807141
Chemung7554135
Oswego743690
Ontario729992
Steuben6775143
Sullivan654972
St. Lawrence650796
Cayuga621492
Jefferson593166
Wayne565067
Cattaraugus560087
Genesee5348123
Herkimer5102107
Clinton480333
Madison447188
Livingston437158
Fulton433891
Tompkins424151
Montgomery4203123
Columbia4008101
Cortland375660
Tioga369562
Warren358557
Wyoming351152
Allegany343384
Chenango340276
Otsego340047
Greene336575
Washington308555
Orleans305183
Lewis270734
Franklin251812
Delaware232037
Seneca198056
Schoharie166216
Essex157726
Yates116826
Schuyler103014
Hamilton3072
Unassigned12450
Out of NY0237
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