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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 February 11, 2019

LANSING — Michigan legislators can, for the most part, agree on a few things. Making sure residents have safe, accessible water is likely one of them.

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Published February 6, 2019

BIRMINGHAM/BLOOMFIELD — You don’t know what you’ve got until it’s gone. For many residents last week, that meant going without extra heat in the house, postal delivery and, in some cases, food.

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Published February 6, 2019

BEVERLY HILLS/CLAWSON — A former Birmingham Public Schools teacher is due back in court in March for charges of sexual misconduct, and according to prosecutors, this isn’t the first time the defendant has been accused of such behavior.

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Published January 29, 2019

OAKLAND COUNTY — In these frigid temps, would you be willing to trade in your warm snow boots for bare feet and your cozy blanket for a snow-covered yard at night? When temperatures dip below freezing the way they have the past couple of weeks, animal experts say dogs are just as uncomfortable outdoors as you might be.

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Published January 28, 2019

LANSING — After two record-setting windstorms and at least one death, the Michigan Public Service Commission went to work to review DTE Energy’s response to downed electric lines.

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Published January 23, 2019

OAKLAND COUNTY — South Oakland Shelter, or SOS, and Lighthouse of Oakland County announced plans to merge earlier this month.

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Published January 21, 2019

BIRMINGHAM — For a period of 26 years, Birmingham therapist Beth Jaslove allegedly conned her patients out of more than $1 million, according to Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel.

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Published January 21, 2019

BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP — The Bloomfield Township Public Library has started accepting entries for its third annual amateur photo contest, which has steadily been growing in submissions and notoriety over the years, according to Assistant Library Director Tera Moon.

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Published January 21, 2019

BIRMINGHAM — After nearly 2 1/2 years, the victims of a June 2016 home invasion probably moved on with their lives, even if they never recovered their large-screen television or hardwood floor scrubber.

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Published January 21, 2019

BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP — To passers-by, the little corner of land off of Square Lake Road, just outside of the Heathers condominium complex, might look like a crummy, overgrown mess. For the most part, that’s what it is. When a resident of the Heathers approached Oakland County Commissioner Shelley Goodman Taub about the eyesore a few years ago, Taub went to work on getting the little plot — less than an acre — cleaned up for the neighbors.

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Published January 16, 2019

LANSING — On Dec. 29, Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder approved a package of bills aimed at giving more local communities more control to regulate the use and sale of fireworks. The package included House Bill 5940, which was written by state Rep. John Chirkun, D-Roseville.

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Published January 14, 2019

BIRMINGHAM — Jennifer Granger hasn’t been a Birmingham resident for long — just about a year and a half, since she relocated from the West Coast. But that’s all it took for her community to see how big her heart is, and the impact she is making in the region through her nonprofit organization, Fashion X Philanthropy.

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Published January 14, 2019

BIRMINGHAM — When it comes to how Michigan and our nation’s economy will fare in 2019, there’s plenty of data to suggest that we’ll continue to have growth above trend. But if we’ve learned anything from the past few years, it would be to expect the unexpected.

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Published January 14, 2019

BLOOMFIELD HILLS — When Bloomfield Hills Public Safety Director Noel Clason set out to hire a new officer for the department, he wasn’t necessarily looking to hire the city’s first female public safety officer earlier this month. He just had a spot to fill, and he wanted the best candidate for the job.

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Published January 7, 2019

BIRMINGHAM — There were plenty of silver linings to be found when downtown Birmingham was closed for reconstruction over the summer at Maple Road and Old Woodward Avenue. But among the retail and dining promotions, art exhibitions and kids activities, one perk was a standout: that free valet parking.

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