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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 21, 2019

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OAKLAND COUNTY — At the end of August, just days after he had gotten married on a beach in Malibu, celebrity fitness trainer Alex Fine made good on a promise to his mom to complete an ultramarathon in her honor.

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Published November 18, 2019

BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP — The Bloomfield Township Police Department is moving closer to accreditation from the Michigan Law Enforcement Accreditation Commission, and the next step in the process is in residents’ hands.

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Published November 18, 2019

BIRMINGHAM — From valet parking to real-time structure vacancy updates on your smartphone, the city of Birmingham has gotten pretty creative over the years in addressing the shortage of parking spaces for visitors downtown.

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Published November 15, 2019

BIRMINGHAM — A domestic cat living in Birmingham was diagnosed with rabies, according to county officials, making the animal the most recent case of rabies diagnosed locally, along with four bats and 11 skunks. 

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Published November 13, 2019

METRO DETROIT — It might be easy for some to dismiss the life of a drug user, to think they’ve made a choice and will live — or maybe die — with the consequences.

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Published November 12, 2019

BIRMINGHAM — Just a few weeks after the state of Michigan said that Birmingham had high lead levels in water at certain homes, like several other municipalities sampled under new testing standards, the city has invited residents to a community water forum to discuss the issue.

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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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