Sen. Byrd’s philanthropy already being felt locally

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Posted: September 17, 2013

Star staff report

Handley Library is reflected in a puddle of water at the intersection of Braddock and Piccadilly streets in Winchester. (Photo by Ginger Perry/The Winchester Star)
This is the third major bequest Handley Regional Library has received in recent years. In December 2012, Clayton Cochrane left $200,000 to create an endowment for the Stewart Bell Jr. Archives Room. In December 2004, Nancy Larrick Crosby gifted the library with more than $500,000, which also went into an endowment. (Photo by Ginger Perry/The Winchester Star)

WINCHESTER — The money that former U.S. Sen. Harry F. Byrd Jr. left in his will to several local organizations is already being put to use by some.

Handley Regional Library was bequeathed $250,000…

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