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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 April 22, 2019

BIRMINGHAM — Birmingham’s unofficial kickoff to spring has arrived. The Birmingham Farmers Market will open for its 17th season Sunday, May 5, in parking lot No. 6. Flowers, fresh produce and live entertainment will line the lot 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

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Published April 15, 2019

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OAKLAND COUNTY —  Antsy — a young female pit bull/terrier mix — was one of the honored guests as leaders from the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office and the Michigan Humane Society met at the Oakland County Animal Control and Pet Adoption Center ast week.

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Published April 15, 2019

BLOOMFIELD HILLS — There aren’t too many places in the decidedly urban metro Detroit area where someone could go to have an authentic equestrian experience. Since Bloomfield Hills enjoys its own working educational farm, the Friends of Bowers Farm decided to change that.

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Published April 15, 2019

BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP — And now it’s in the voters’ hands. During a regularly scheduled meeting April 8, the Bloomfield Township Board of Trustees voted 5-2 to add language to the Aug. 6 ballot that proposes a 2.3-mill special assessment district touted as an effort to maintain the current level of public safety service. Trustees David Buckley and Dani Walsh dissented.

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Published April 10, 2019

FARMINGTON HILLS/NOVI — When you’ve conquered the competitive world of professional bowling, you need to find a new mountain to scale.

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Published April 10, 2019

METRO DETROIT — On any given weekday, it’s not an uncommon sight to look out a window at the C & G Newspapers building and see a tall, slender woman in bright and cheery athletic gear stride by. Brooke England-Wagenknecht is a veteran graphic designer in C & G’s art department who spends her days juggling time in front of the computer with motherhood. Sometimes, she needs to literally and figuratively run away from it all.

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Published April 9, 2019

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OAKLAND COUNTY — For thrill-seekers, there’s no better feeling than taking the high road. And then the low road. And some gnarly mounds and mud holes.

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Published April 9, 2019

BIRMINGHAM — Which part of Birmingham used to be known as Little San Francisco? How about the neighborhood dubbed Eco-City? Those unique residential areas will be the topic of the second installment in the Birmingham Museum’s three-part joint lecture series with the Baldwin Public Library.

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Published April 1, 2019

BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP — Bloomfield Township is set to look a little greener soon, thanks to a tree-planting initiative approved by the Board of Trustees last week. The board unanimously approved a resolution during its regular meeting March 25 to award a $41,830 contract to Crimboli Nursery to plant 89 trees throughout the township in various spots where trees are naturally dying of maturation, or have been killed or damaged due to vehicle collisions along roadways.

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Published April 1, 2019

BLOOMFIELD HILLS — The Bloomfield Hills woodlands ordinance is 13 pages long and took a year to carefully craft before approval back in 2012, straddling the line between the rights of property owners to do what they will with their own land and the preservation of Bloomfield Hills’ famed tree canopy.

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Published April 1, 2019

BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP — Bloomfield Township Board of Trustees members have moved right past civil discourse and on to personal jabs when it comes to debating how they’ll solve the township’s structural deficit.

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Published March 29, 2019

WEST BLOOMFIELD — Just days after police seized 33 dogs from a property in Roseville, Oakland County Animal Control officers recovered 11 dogs in their jurisdiction.

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Published March 26, 2019

OAKLAND COUNTY — With his family seated in the front row, Patterson, 80, addressed a conference room packed with county officials and local media and announced that he was recently diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer.

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Published March 26, 2019

BLOOMFIELD HILLS — On a damp, cloudy Thursday afternoon in late March, Nancy Hauge, 90, and Thelma McCrary, 93, made their way down the stairs of Samaritas Senior Living of Bloomfield Hills to the dining room.

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Published March 26, 2019

WEST BLOOMFIELD — Can you imagine if, in order to properly drive your car, you had to really know how it works? We’re talking about knowing each and every piece of the engine, where the nuts and bolts are that hold the whole thing together, and how to fix that vehicle when something isn’t working for you.

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