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updated: 10/1/2012 4:35 PM

Schaumburg to open 1981 time capsule

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Daily Herald report

A Schaumburg time capsule sealed on March 7, 1981, to mark the village's 25th anniversary will be opened at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 9, at the Robert O. Atcher Municipal Center, 101 Schaumburg Court.

The capsule's contents include U.S. currency, a U.S. flag, a silver anniversary T-shirt, photos taken by the Schaumburg High School Camera Club and articles by the winners of the Schaumburg Silver Anniversary essay contest -- Lisa Harrison of Aldrin School, Dawn Sorce of Campanelli School and Amy Geu of Nathan Hale School.

The village would like to invited the essay winners to join the celebration, but their present whereabouts is unknown. If anyone knows any of the three, please ask them to contact Director of Community Services Kathleen Tempesta at (847) 923-4718 or at

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