Millerton American Legion tries to right illegal sign

The sign installed by the American Legion Post 178 at its post home on Route 44 was deemed illegal, as a permit was not sought prior to its installation and LED signs are not allowed in the Legion’s zoning district. Photo by Kaitlin Lyle

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.

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