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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 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BEVERLY HILLS — The bad news is that between outdated and even toxic infrastructure, climate change, and industrial contamination like oil and per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS, Michigan’s Great Lakes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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Published July 23, 2019

BIRMINGHAM — Ceramic sculpture artist Sue O’Connor packed her bags last week to head to England and visit her family, a trip she makes fairly regularly.

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Published July 23, 2019

OAKLAND COUNTY — The ride starts off like any drive down a dirt road: a little bumpy and a lot dusty.

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Published July 23, 2019

BIRMINGHAM — To repair or replace? That is the question. At least that’s what Birmingham residents will be asked Aug. 6 when they vote on a $57.4 million bond that would fund the replacement of the North Old Woodward parking structure, a project that would create an extension of Bates Street out to Woodward Avenue and open the door to further development.

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Published July 23, 2019

BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP — Voters will have the chance to approve or scrap a 2.3-mill special assessment district plan that would bring extra money into the township’s coffers to fund police and fire services in the face of the growing cost of post-employment benefit obligations.

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Published July 16, 2019

BIRMINGHAM — Well, historians like to kick up their heels from time to time too, and that’s what the Birmingham Museum is doing with its next two lectures at the Baldwin Public Library. Dubbed “Throwback Thursdays,” the museum will host presentations at the library at 7 p.m. July 18 and Aug. 8.

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Published July 16, 2019

BIRMINGHAM — It’s not likely that you’re going to get pulled over by the police if you’re a kiddo riding a bike in Birmingham. But that doesn’t mean you can ignore the rules of the road.

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Published July 15, 2019

BIRMINGHAM/ROYAL OAK — A couple of weeks ago, as Sandra Thake and her husband pulled up to a stop light at Adams Road and Hazel Street, she couldn’t believe what she spotted on a utility pole outside her window: a black and white flyer encouraging readers to join the new Nazi party.

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Published July 9, 2019

If you’re an animal lover, you know all too well the pangs of wanting to adopt all of the sweet homeless cats and dogs left in shelters.

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Published July 8, 2019

On a blistering hot afternoon Monday, July 1, many across metro Detroit sat in the dark without power — and that means AC too.

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Published July 2, 2019

BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP — Four people died in just over 24 hours following two separate car accidents in the township, according to police.

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Published July 2, 2019

METRO DETROIT — When Oakland County Parks and Recreation Manager of Operations Sue Wells was a teenager, a dark tan and sun-lightened hair were the true indicators of a successful summer break.

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Published June 28, 2019

BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP — Just four short years ago, the vast space known as Bloomfield Park, at Telegraph and Square Lake roads, was a blighted reminder of the 2008 economic downturn.

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Published June 28, 2019

BIRMINGHAM — Two months after Birmingham finished a week-long charrette to query residents about their residential neighborhoods, city officials are ready to share what they’ve learned during a two-day drop-in clinic.

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Published June 25, 2019


METRO DETROIT — If Oakland County Commissioner Shelley Goodman Taub wants to have a nice belly laugh, she thinks back to some of the reasons suffrage opponents gave for why women shouldn’t be allowed to vote.

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