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Tiffany Esshaki

C&G Staff Reporter – Birmingham Bloomfield Eagle


Staff Writer Tiffany Esshaki covers Birmingham, Bloomfield Hills and Bloomfield Township as well as Oakland County Parks and Recreation and Oakland County Animal Control and Pet Adoption Center. Esshaki has worked for C & G Newspapers since 2011 and attended the University of Michigan-Dearborn and Oakland Community College. She’s the recipient of several awards from the Michigan Press Association and the Detroit chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists.

Published March 30, 2020

BIRMINGHAM — If the COVID-19 virus crisis has taught us anything about the Birmingham community, it's that you can keep folks inside, but you certainly can’t keep them down. 

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Published March 25, 2020

METRO DETROIT — Throngs of shoppers stocked up on toilet paper and tissues ahead of state-ordered COVID-19 shutdowns, leaving store shelves empty across the country.

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Published March 23, 2020

METRO DETROIT — Every night at 7 p.m., young kiddos in the Birmingham-Bloomfield area snuggle in with their favorite grownups and log in to a virtual meeting room. The families take turns reading their favorite bedtime story to the other kids in the video chat, and before shutting off their computers, they share a nightly prayer.

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Published March 20, 2020

ST. CLAIR SHORES — In every community around Michigan, there is an eerie stillness where, not long ago, there was hustle and bustle: School desks sit empty, barstools grow cold, store shelves lie bare.

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Published March 20, 2020

WARREN/CENTER LINE — In every community around Michigan, there is an eerie stillness where, not long ago, there was hustle and bustle: School desks sit empty, barstools grow cold, store shelves lie bare.

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Published March 10, 2020

BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP — After a contentious campaign period, Bloomfield Township voters decided to renew an existing millage to fund police and fire services.

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Published March 9, 2020

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WEST BLOOMFIELD — Artist Ruth Tyszka took more than a decade to carefully curate a collection of mosaic teapots.

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Published March 9, 2020

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OAKLAND COUNTY/LANSING — When a few local organizations got together to host a program for young people on careers in water — a topic that might sound dull to some — they were pleasantly surprised to find out that there was interest, and plenty of it.

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Published March 9, 2020

BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP — Skye Patrick, the director of the Los Angeles County Library system, believes the role of libraries in communities is changing from a center for knowledge and media to a community gathering place.

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Published March 6, 2020

ORCHARD LAKE — The Orchard Lake Museum, home of the Greater West Bloomfield Historical Society, is only open 1-4 p.m. on the second Sunday of the month.

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Published March 2, 2020

BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP — During the winter months, while we’re cooped up in our homes waiting for the sun and foliage to return, it can seem like the world has come to a standstill.

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Published March 2, 2020

BIRMINGHAM — Did you know that World Down Syndrome Day is celebrated each year on March 21? The date certainly isn’t random. It was picked to signify the triplication of genetic material on the 21st chromosome, which causes Down syndrome.

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Published March 2, 2020

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OAKLAND COUNTY — Dr. Russell Faust, the medical director of the Oakland County Health Division, believes the media is blowing the potential COVID-19 pandemic out of proportion. 

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Published February 28, 2020

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OAKLAND COUNTY — Law enforcement officials in Oakland County want to spread the word to seniors and their loved ones that a new phone scam appears to be making the rounds, this time with the caller impersonating agents from the Oakland County Health Division.

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Published February 25, 2020

METRO DETROIT — Board games are a staple of family basement rec rooms everywhere. But they’re so much more.

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