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Harford Jewish Center leaders hope planned expansion now back on track

Harford Jewish Center leaders hope planned expansion now back on track

A planned expansion and renovation of the Harford Jewish Center near Havre de Grace has received a green light from a county zoning hearing examiner, which one of the congregation's leaders says should hopefully get the $1 million project back on track.

In an opinion issued Thursday, hearing examiner Robert Kahoe approved a variance to a 50-foot front yard setback requirement, so the planned addition can move forward.

The congregation had wanted to begin construction this summer on the project, which includes a 3,400-square-foot addition and improvements to the existing 14,000-square-foot building, including a new side entrance to access to the center's synagogue, Andrew...

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