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Ridgewood Rolls to a 31-0 Victory Over Paterson Eastside at Hinchliffe Stadium

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Ridgewood NJ, in a game that was originally set to be played in Ridgewood at RHS Stadium  on Friday night, but had to be moved to Paterson’s Hinchliffe Stadium  due to flood damage to Ridgewood’s turf field during recent flooding .

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UPDATE:Ridgewood Beats Hackensack 21-7 in Season Opener

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Ridgewood Nj, the Ridgewood Maroons beat Hackensack 21-7 at historic Hinchliffe Stadium in Paterson on Saturday, September 2nd for the opener of the Ridgewood Football Season .

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They Are Playing Baseball Ball Again at Hinchliffe Stadium in Paterson

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Paterson NJ, Hinchliffe Stadium is a historic sports venue located in Paterson, New Jersey, United States. It was named after John V. Hinchliffe, the city’s mayor at the time of its construction. The stadium was built in 1932 as a Works Progress Administration (WPA) project during the Great Depression.

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Former Mets Pitcher Bobby Jones to Help Lead Expansion of The New Jersey Jackals at Newly-Restored Hinchliffe Stadium in Paterson

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Paterson NJ, The New Jersey Jackals, a member team of the Frontier League, a Professional Baseball League of 16 teams and Partner League of Major League Baseball (MLB), today announced that former-left handed pitcher of the New York Mets, Robert “Bobby” Jones will be joining its front office leadership team as Vice President & Chief Business Officer.

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Paterson Native & Successful Businessman, Al Dorso, Returns to Support His Roots Relocating the New Jersey Jackals to Hinchliffe Stadium

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Paterson NJ,  the New Jersey Jackals, a member team of the Frontier League, a Professional Baseball League of 16 teams and Partner League of Major League Baseball (MLB), today announced the team is relocating from Yogi Berra Stadium in Montclair, NJ to its new, larger home at landmark Hinchliffe Stadium in Paterson.

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Hinchliffe Stadium to Become the New Home of the New Jersey Jackals

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Paterson NJ, on Wednesday, September 14, 2022, Mayor Andre Sayegh and Al Dorso will announce that the New Jersey Jackals have secured their new home in Paterson. The Jackals, a member team of the Frontier League, a Professional Baseball League of 16 teams and Partner League of Major League Baseball (MLB), will be relocating from Yogi Berra Stadium in Montclair, NJ, to its new and larger home at Hinchliffe Stadium.

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Hinchliffe Stadium Begins to Take Shape

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Paterson NJ, yes it is finally really happening,  in October 2019 the Paterson’s City Council approved an agreement with developers for a renovation that could save the historic landmark during an Oct. 1 meeting. The roughly $76-million project is expected to turn the stadium into a 7,800-seat athletic facility, with a 314-space parking garage, restaurant with museum exhibits dedicated to Negro League baseball, 75-unit apartment building for senior citizens and a 5,800-square-foot childcare facility. EDA still needs to authorize the $49.9 million state tax credits for the $76.7 million project.

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The County of Passaic will honor Paterson Native Larry Doby , the first player to go directly from the Negro Leagues to Major League Baseball

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Paterson NJ, The County of Passaic will honor Passaic County Hall of Famer Larry Doby throughout the month of July. In 2016, the Passaic County Board of County Commissioners passed a resolution declaring July 5th as Larry Doby Day. On July 5, 1947, Doby made his Major League debut for the Cleveland Indians becoming the first player to go directly from the Negro Leagues to Major League Baseball. In honor and memory of his accomplishments, the County of Passaic will offer baseball related programming throughout the month of July.

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Hinchliffe Stadium in Paterson Redevelopment One Step Closer

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Paterson NJ, The Passaic County Improvement Authority (PCIA) approved the issuance of not to exceed $60,000,000 Taxable Revenue Notes for the redevelopment of the Hinchliffe Stadium in Paterson, New Jersey.

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Reader Suggest Two Week Exchange Program with Paterson Schools for Ridgewood Kids

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Ridgewood NJ, after the recent protests in Ridgewood several readers suggested  that Ridgewood Schools set up and exchange program with  the Paterson Schools system . If “rich white kids”  want to protest and speak for African Americans  who are struggling what better place to spend some quality time than Ridgewood’s neighbor “Silk City” or Paterson  . We are sure a two week immersion program will do wonders .

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Hinchliffe Stadium One of the Last Remaining “Negro League” Ballparks Renewal Project To Begin in September

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Paterson NJ,  The New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency (NJHMFA) board to advance the comprehensive community redevelopment of the Hinchliffe Stadium neighborhood in Paterson by approving funding to build a $29.1 million, 75-unit affordable senior housing development, the Murphy Administration announced.

Hinchliffe Stadium stands as a relic of a working-class city proud of its baseball heritage and teeters on the precipice of revival. Paterson, New Jersey, lays claim to this storied facility, once the renowned site of Negro League games, but it is hardly the only visual hallmark for the metropolis known as “Silk City” because of its bygone silk industry.

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