Millerton News

NORTH EAST — The Town Board and the American Legion Post 178 are in the midst of a conundrum: the Legion installed an illegal sign at its Route 44 post home and it wants the board to make a special allowance to permit it. The board indicated it would like to help, but must stick to the letter of the law. The matter was brought up for discussion at the board’s monthly meeting on Thursday, Oct. 10.

The Legion argues that the sign is there for emergency purposes, which trumps any concerns about spot zoning. The town, for its part, acknowledges the benefits of the sign, but...