MacBUS Officers for 2002 – 2003

PresidentTodd Salkovitz
Vice PresidentIrv Herzog
TreasurerGeorge Hattersley
Board Members at LargeDoug Baer, David Erney, Brad Hoffman, Chris Urban and Benjamin S. Waldie
Newsletter EditorChris Urban
WebmasterDan Greenberg

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Updated 10/1/03

Help Wanted

Full-service Advertising & PR Agency, seeks Mac-based Graphics Designer

Full-service Advertising & PR Agency, founded in 1986, located in Yardley, Bucks County is looking for a Mac-based Graphics Designer. Design Ads, Brochures, Direct Mail, P-O-P, Newsletters, Trade Show Materials. Prepare jobs for output and coordinate with printing and production vendors. Position requires 4 yr. degree plus minimum 2 years experience in Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat, Quark, Powerpoint. Will also help with Mac system Upgrade. Web experience a plus. Contact Mirsky Assoc., Inc. Advertising & PR: Fax: 215-321-8120. E-mail: [email protected]

Full time position in Wilmington, DE!

Looking for a MAC/PC Help Desk Analyst.
This is with a large company that is new to our area.
Need 2+ years experience supporting MAC applications.
Full Time.
If interested, please contact:
Douglas Graham
Manager, IT Recruiting
Main Line Personnel
610.667.1820 (main)
610.822.1233 (direct)
[email protected]

Macintosh Geek Wanted!

We are looking for a talented, creative person who really knows the Mac environment and loves children. This person is thoroughly familiar with Mac OS 9 through Jaguar, OS X Server, Macintosh Manager, Retrospect, Mac networks, Airport, iBooks, eMacs, G4’s. This half-time position (Monday through Friday 8:30 AM to Noon) is an opportunity for the above person to work in support of a small elementary school’s network. Approximately 90 computers and growing. This position is currently open. It is expected to develop into a full-time position within 1 to 2 years. Buckingham Friends School is a great place to work, with wonderful people. If you like the challenge of keeping a network up and running trouble-free, and diagnosing problems, this is a great opportunity. Between now and July 1 the successful candidate will have the opportunity to show us what (s)he can do by solving current problems on an as-needed consultant basis. We are located in Lahaska, Bucks County, Pennsylvania near Doylestown. Send inquiries, resumés and applications to [email protected].

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Links and Downloads

MacBUS publishes it’s iCal: subscribe here!
iCal enables us to share calendars with other users via the web. MacBUS has published its own calendar with meeting dates and topics. Add this calendar to your iCal and keep up to date on everyhting happening at MacBUS.

MacBUS web forum: MacBUS Stop. The goal of the forum is to provide an environment for MacBUS members to have discussions outside the normal monthly meetings. In order to foster these relationships, we have setup a forum exclusively for MacBUS members. In order to participate, you must log on and register. To do so, click here – that’s it. It’s simple, easy, and a great way to discuss relevant topics with your fellow MacBUS members. Welcome Aboard!

AppleWorks 6.2.7 reviewed by Alvin Vaughn.

“Book Review Guidelines” from

Aladdin’s Internet Cleanup reviewed by Irv Herzog.

Benjamin S. Waldie of Automated Workflows, LLC has assembled a group of the AppleScripts used in his demo for the March 2003 meeting. UG_AS_PKG.sit (5.7 mb). The group includes scripts for both OS X and 9, code examples, links to other editors as well as a demo of Script Debugger 3.

AppleScript Info –
AppleScript Training Info –

New Spam Tricks and Email Frauds by Michael Amper.

MacBUS has a CD (in the MacBUS library) which contains the following updates:
iDVD2.1_Updater.dmg 18.5MB
iMovie3.0.2.dmg 81.8MB
install_aol_osx 18.1MB
iPhoto2.dmg 32.1MB
iTunes4.dmg 8.2MB
Mac OS 9.2.1 Update.smi 82MB
Mac OS 9.2.2 Update.smi 21.3MB
MacOSXUpdate10.2.6.dmg 5.7MB
MacOSXUpdateCombo10.2.3.dmg 58.9MB
MacOSXUpdateCombo10.2.5.dmg 81.9MB
nph-safariB2.dmg 3.2MB
QuickTime 6.2 for 10.2.dmg 18.3MB

Cds can be purchased from MacBUS for $6.00 which includes postage. Make checks payable to MacBUS and send order to:
Irv Herzog
745 Bergen Street
Philadelphia, PA 19111

The User Group Network has posted a list of their 2002 Favorite Vendors.

Peachpit Press has given MacBUS a pdf version of the Peachpit Press’ OS X Tipsheet from the LITTLE MAC OS X BOOK by Robin Williams.

View Photographs of the Apple Store in the Mall of America.

MacBUS Employment listings open to the public, Resume posting only available to members in good standing.