Penfield, raise it or raze it? Future of storm-ravaged pavilion pondered

The town is considering two options to repair storm-damaged Penfield Pavilion, which has been closed since Hurricane Sandy ravaged the recently rebuilt structure.
But Selectman Kevin Kiley wonders if a better plan night be to tear down the waterfront pavilion and start from scratch. The Board of Selectmen on Wednesday heard a report from structural engineers regarding what needs to be fixed at the pavilion. Sandy's surging tidal waters undermined pilings in the building's foundation, making it unsafe, and buckled floors and railings.
The two repair options include elevating the structure in its current location, or elevating it and moving it farther back from the water into part of what is now the parking lot. No price tag has been attached to either scenario yet. READ MORE:

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