New Restaurant Opens In Highland Park

HIGHLAND PARK – Mete Mavus wants to do right by Highland Park.

His new restaurant, Meeting Point, in the former Charlie Brown’s Steakhouse building at 247 Raritan Avenue, had a soft opening Monday and will have a grand opening in about a month. Mavus, who owns nine restaurants in Turkey, said he just wants to focus on Highland Park right now.

Computer Classes

MILLTOWN — Jewish Family and Vocational Service of Middlesex County is offering computer training classes this summer. Classes begin the week of July 11.

EarthTalk®

Dear EarthTalk: Coastal areas here in the U.S. have taken a real beating in recent years due to natural disasters that many would argue are due to changing climate. What’s being done to safeguard these communities for when, say, the next Katrina hits? — Helen Kelman, Troy, NY