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After 30 Years, Football Returns to Historic Paterson Stadium; Orange High School Among the Competitors



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Excitement is in the air as The Honorable Mayor Andre Sayegh and enthusiastic community members eagerly anticipate a historic event on Friday, September 1. 

After an absence of nearly three decades, football is making a triumphant return to the iconic Hinchliffe Stadium in Paterson.

According to The Mayor's Office, this resurgence is a significant moment for the community, as Hinchliffe Stadium was once a vibrant center for sports, culture, and communal celebrations.

The event is set to showcase two exhilarating matchups featuring Paterson's home teams.

The Kennedy High School football team will clash with Orange High School, while Eastside High School will engage in an adrenaline-pumping battle against Rancocas Valley Regional High School.

Beyond the athletic prowess on display, these matchups symbolize a rekindling of community spirit and a celebration of local sports.

Mayor Andre Sayegh, Paterson's city council representatives, coaches, team members from Eastside and Kennedy High School Football, and other community members will be present to mark this historic occasion.


The revival of football at Hinchliffe Stadium doesn't just signify a return to sports but also a resurgence of tradition and unity.  Ad