Could the Columbus statue end up in Lyncourt?

Oct 28, 2020 198

BY: Ashley M. Casey

Syracuse Mayor Ben Walsh announced Oct. 9 that the city will move the statue of Christopher Columbus from its current location off East Onondaga Street to a private location yet to be determined. Salina Town Councilors Nick Paro and David Carnie have suggested that Columbus make his next voyage to the hamlet of Lyncourt, an enclave of Italian American residents.

“I have had preliminary conversations with the supervisor and she is on board. No town funds would go toward the cost of moving the statue,” Paro told the Star-ReviewState Senate candidate Sam Rodgers issued a statement in support of Paro and Carnie’s quest to save the monument and possibly move it to Lyncourt.

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