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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 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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Published March 19, 2019

METRO DETROIT — Have you ever wondered if your trusty family physician gets miffed by that old adage “an apple a day keeps the doctor away”? We’ve got it on good authority that she doesn’t. In fact, your doc would be pleased as punch — a very nutrient-rich punch — to hear that you’re getting in daily servings of apples, berries and, especially, green vegetables.

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Published March 18, 2019

METRO DETROIT — The Michigan Department of Transportation announced last week that additional restrictions will be tacked on to the state and local road weight restrictions, which took effect Friday, March 15.

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Published March 18, 2019

BIRMINGHAM — Last Friday morning, when students would typically be waiting out the clock until they’re released for lunch, many young people around the world were taking to the streets with signs and slogans to draw attention to climate change.

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Published March 18, 2019

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WEST BLOOMFIELD — It could be argued that anyone who can take glass and mold it into beautiful pieces of art is exceptional. But the best of those exceptional folks are the ones who are slated to be at the annual Michigan Regional Glass Exhibition March 24-May 9 in West Bloomfield.

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Published March 13, 2019

METRO DETROIT — It’s an all-natural product that can reportedly treat chronic pain, ease anxiety and bring sleep to those suffering from insomnia — with few to no side effects or drug interactions. But about half of those who hear about this supposed wonder drug won’t even try it because of its association with marijuana. It’s cannabidiol, better known as CBD oil.

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Published March 12, 2019

BIRMINGHAM — Sure, the scene in downtown Detroit was hopping a generation ago as shoppers dashed between famous department stores like J.L. Hudson’s, Ernst Kern Co. and R.H. Fyfe & Co.

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