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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 June 4, 2019

BLOOMFIELD HILLS — El Paso, Texas, native Marianna Olague applied to the graduate program at the Cranbrook Academy of Art in hopes of leaving her poverty-stricken border town and building a better life. But once she was accepted, she sat in her Bloomfield Hills painting studio and thought about home.

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Published May 29, 2019

METRO DETROIT — Los Angeles-based celebrity fitness trainer Alex Fine will be competing in a 50-mile ultramarathon to raise money for HAVEN of Oakland County.

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Published May 24, 2019

BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP — An 84-year-old Clarkston man is expected to fully recover after being struck by a vehicle in a parking lot, according to police. Sgt. Dan Brown, of the Bloomfield Township Police Department, said the man was walking in the parking lot of Costco, 2343 S. Telegraph Road, just before 2:30 p.m. May 11 when he was hit by another driver backing out of a parking space.

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Published May 24, 2019

WEST BLOOMFIELD — Final veterinary reports for nearly 200 cats taken from a West Bloomfield home will determine what types of charges the Oakland County Prosecutor’s Office may file following a hoarding situation discovered several weeks ago.

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Published May 24, 2019

BIRMINGHAM/BLOOMFIELD — Melissa Srock, of Bloomfield Township, recently made a few changes to the back of her 2.2-acre property. She added some pine trees to the edge of the woods on her land, to hide her hives.

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Published May 21, 2019

BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP — Police Chief Scott McCanham, just short of his two-year anniversary at the helm of the Bloomfield Township Police Department, announced his retirement during last week’s Board of Trustees meeting.

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Published May 17, 2019

WEST BLOOMFIELD — This time last year, West Bloomfield Youth Assistance hosted its first food truck rally fundraiser, but it was really more of a trial run to show the community that a large-scale foodie-friendly festival could be done.

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Published May 15, 2019

METRO DETROIT — Throughout her life, Warren resident Barbara Young was a saver. She was determined to have enough money to hire help and live out her days in her own home, and Young’s children estimate that she saved somewhere around $100,000. But when she passed away a few years ago, that savings was gone.

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Published May 14, 2019

BIRMINGHAM — Is there anything more beautiful than making a difference? Maybe so. The 10th annual Art of Giving fundraiser will be held Thursday, May 23, at the Elm Room inside Vinotecca in downtown Birmingham. Guests can enjoy a night out with food, drinks, live entertainment and a little bit of creativity to benefit local charities.

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Published May 14, 2019

METRO DETROIT — The environmental crisis of  per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS, may be even worse than originally thought, according to a new study from the Environmental Working Group.

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Published May 14, 2019

BIRMINGHAM — There’s been a lot of hubbub over the past year about the proposed development at North Old Woodward Avenue and Bates Street, which would replace the existing parking deck, create retail and residential spaces, and highlight the natural spaces downtown, particularly access to the Rouge River.

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Published May 8, 2019

METRO DETROIT — Being a female entrepreneur isn’t much different than being a male entrepreneur. It takes hard work and sacrifice to build a business. But sometimes success is a little bit sweeter for a female business owner, because she’s probably had to overcome a few stereotypes to get to the top and pave the way for the ladies behind her.

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Published May 6, 2019

BIRMINGHAM — The Birmingham Bloomfield Chamber of Commerce is arguably the biggest support resource for businesses in the Eagle’s coverage area. Sometimes, that means helping the people who could someday run those businesses get a leg up.

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Published May 6, 2019

BIRMINGHAM — The annual Celebrate Birmingham Hometown Parade is a tried and true tradition for lots of local families. But there’s nothing wrong with adding something new to an old favorite. For the first time, the parade festivities in downtown’s Shain Park on Saturday, May 18, and Sunday, May 19, will include a charitable bicycle drive for local kids in need.

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Published May 6, 2019

BIRMINGHAM — Over the years, the city of Birmingham has revisited and tweaked certain portions of its master plan, like for the downtown, the Triangle District and the Eton Street corridor.

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'Noises Off' play supports cancer survivors
2 p.m.
Stagecrafters Baldwin Theatre
West Bloomfield
Annual rummage sale
9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Hadassah Greater Detroit
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Zenith Brass concert
7 p.m.
Oak Arbor Church
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GPT to perform 'Rumors'
2 p.m.
University Liggett School
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Meet the artists and find holiday gifts
1-3 p.m.
Anton Art Center

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