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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 August 16, 2019

OAKLAND COUNTY — As reports come in from across the country of pets dying after ingesting blue-green algae found in lakes, the Oakland County Health Division is reminding residents that the same thing could happen here if we’re not careful.

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Published August 14, 2019

METRO DETROIT — Is a part-time job a rite of passage for students, or a thing of the past?

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Published August 13, 2019

BIRMINGHAM — The nays have it. A contentious ballot proposal for a $57.4 million bond to replace and expand the North Old Woodward parking structure was defeated with 68% of the vote Aug. 6.

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Published August 13, 2019

BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP — Asked whether residents would prefer a special assessment tax to maintain township services or pay for retiree benefits with budget cuts — including the elimination of public safety positions —  the voters were clear: Make the cuts.

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Published August 13, 2019

METRO DETROIT — Hugh Smith III, the co-owner of Baker’s Keyboard Lounge in Detroit, said he sifts through hundreds of emails a day from musicians around the country who want to play at his club.

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Published August 7, 2019

FRANKLIN — According to Chief Dan Roberts of the Franklin-Bingham Farm Police Department, a commercial vehicle spilled its load onto the Telegraph, south of 14 Mile,  just before 11 a.m. Aug. 5.

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Published August 7, 2019

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OAKLAND COUNTY — Laurie Van Pelt, the Oakland County director of management, budget and chief financial officers, was named the deputy county executive Aug. 5. She is the first woman to hold the title.

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Published August 6, 2019

BIRMINGHAM — A contentious ballot proposal for a $57.4 million bond to replace and expand the North Old Woodward parking structure was defeated with 68% of the vote Aug. 6. 

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Published August 6, 2019

BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP — Asked whether they would prefer a special assessment tax to maintain township services or pay for retiree benefits with budget cuts — including the elimination of public safety positions —  the voters were clear: Make the cuts.

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Published August 6, 2019

BIRMINGHAM/BLOOMFIELD/PONTIAC — When Bloomfield Township resident Barry Barber takes his classic concept car — a Lincoln Futura with a 383 Chevy Hydro torque engine — on the road, he gets more than just gawkers. He gets fanatics.

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Published August 5, 2019

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OAKLAND COUNTY — Before dawn Aug. 3, Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson passed away in his Independence Township home, surrounded by family and friends.

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Published July 31, 2019

BLOOMFIELD HILLS — For the second time in just a few months, a fire broke out at the historical Manresa Jesuit Retreat House early July 31, according to police.

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Published July 31, 2019

METRO DETROIT — By the time we’ve grown into adults, we should probably have figured out how to properly nourish our bodies and eat right.

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Published July 29, 2019

BIRMINGHAM — Just ahead of an already contentious vote on a multimillion-dollar development proposal, tensions climbed even higher as two residents filed suit against the city of Birmingham, alleging violations to the U.S. Constitution and the Michigan Open Meetings Act.

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Published July 29, 2019

BEVERLY HILLS — The bad news is that between outdated and even toxic infrastructure, climate change, and industrial contamination like oil and per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS, Michigan’s Great Lakes are in big trouble.

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