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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 November 12, 2019

BIRMINGHAM/BLOOMFIELD — For every ending, there is an opportunity for a new beginning. That was the idea behind the formation of Orchestra Sono, a nonprofit organization formed in 2018 from the 40-year-old Birmingham Bloomfield Symphony Orchestra, which had been on hiatus for three years, according to Sono’s music director, Andrew Neer.

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Published November 6, 2019

BIRMINGHAM — Things could get interesting now that three newcomers have been voted onto the Birmingham City Commission, replacing two incumbents running for reelection.

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Published November 6, 2019

METRO DETROIT — Increasingly, dogs aren’t just our best friends — they’re also our aides and co-workers. From police and military dogs to service animals, our furry buddies are showing that they can do a lot more than fetch a ball.

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Published November 4, 2019

BIRMINGHAM — Most of the folks gathered in Birmingham City Hall Oct. 28 agreed that City Manager Joe Valentine does a great job. Lots of them were in favor of a proposed 3% raise, which was part of the consent agenda for the regularly scheduled City Commission meeting that evening.

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Published November 4, 2019

BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP — Did you know that Bloomfield Township strictly enforces grooming rules for its police officers and firefighters? Hair must be off the ears and collar, mustaches must be neatly trimmed, and they can’t even think about sporting a beard or a goatee.

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Published October 28, 2019

BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP — “I don’t care how big someone’s house is. You just never know what their situation might be,” said Gilda Jacobs, the president and CEO of the Michigan League of Public Policy.

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Published October 28, 2019

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OAKLAND COUNTY — The only thing that the Oakland County Parks system has more of than fun things to do is great views.

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Published October 28, 2019

BIRMINGHAM — There’s one thing most Birmingham residents can agree on: If residents are going to be handed a bill to fix residential roads, it’s better direct their anger to City Hall than at each other.

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Published October 25, 2019

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OAKLAND COUNTY — If you look at a map of all the spots in Oakland County where e-cigarettes, vape juice and other vaping paraphernalia are sold, you notice something interesting. Those spots tend to be clustered around schools.

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Published October 21, 2019

BIRMINGHAM/BEVERLY HILLS — The season for spooky celebrations has arrived. There will be plenty of fall fun to be had in the Eagle’s coverage area this weekend, as three of the community’s favorite Halloween events return.

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Published October 21, 2019

BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP — “People are going to suffer. People are going to be injured. People are going to die because the services will not be there.” That was Bloomfield Township Trustee Neal Barnett’s response to the idea of snow removal services being reduced and other potential cost reductions the Public Works Department could make next year to accommodate a smaller budget in 2020-21.

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Published October 18, 2019

WEST BLOOMFIELD — In this digital era, ink and paper have fallen out of vogue, replaced by pixels and glowing screens.

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Published October 16, 2019

METRO DETROIT — Now in her senior year at Lutheran North Christian High School in Macomb Township, Emma Schulz, 17, started showing up to school a few minutes earlier than normal this fall.

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Published October 14, 2019

BIRMINGHAM — When it comes to politics at the lectern during the public comment portion of City Commission meetings, Birmingham has to let residents have their say, even if it could be considered political advocacy.

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Published October 14, 2019

BIRMINGHAM — Last week, Birmingham City Manager Joe Valentine was flooded with calls from panicked residents asking if their water was safe following a notice from the state of Michigan that the city had yielded water samples with higher-than-desirable lead levels.

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