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Mississippi governor halts rental assistance funds | The Journal Record

Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves speaks at a press conference regarding the Rental Assistance for Mississippians Program (RAMP) established during the COVID-19 pandemic. (Hannah Mattix/The Clarion-Ledger via AP) JACKSON, Miss (AP) – Mississippi will soon stop accepting applications to a federal rental assistance program created during the COVID-19 pandemic to help people stave off evictions, Gov. …

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Lawton residents grateful for BabyMobile assistance

LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) – The Comanche County Health Department has partnered with Infant Crisis Services to help area families with their new babies. The “BabyMobile” was parked at the Great Plains Coliseum Thursday, offering families much-needed supplies. Families got either a one-week supply of diapers and formula or food, for kids up to age three. …

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Rockford Families Get Food Assistance After Food Pantry Collaboration

ROCKFORD (WREX) — Kids get back to school this month and we know that a lot of families in our community are going to need food assistance. Local food pantries had a major collaboration with ‘Hunger Campaign’ reaching Rockford families and feeding more than 20,000 people. “The food pantry provides three to four days of …

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Novel wearable device can read your mood and stress levels just by touching your skin

Could we measure the activity of our brains through the skin? New research says ‘yes’. Image credits Rose Faghih. Wearable technology has made some stunning advancements in these past few years, and now, researchers at the New York University Tandon add a new item to that list. A team led by Rose Faghih, Associate Professor …

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Jefferson Parish residents who need help paying their mortgage can now apply for new program

Jefferson Parish residents can apply to new program for mortgage assistance Updated: 2:05 PM CDT Aug 4, 2022 Jefferson Parish has launched a mortgage assistance program. The program through the Jefferson Community Action Programs Department and the United Way gives eligible residents up to three months of mortgage assistance. “Recently, JeffCAP was awarded $40,000 from …

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In Kentucky flooding epicenter, communities help each other and wait for assistance – Ohio Valley ReSource

Runnels Branch is a long, winding holler that travels deep into a mountain from the Carr Fork Lake area in Knott County, Kentucky. Usually, the creek is a gentle presence by Sally Smith’s little white house, a source of comfort. But last week, it became something else, something vengeful. It became a flood. “It was …

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Wemo’s confused Smart Dimmer shows how hard standardizing IoT may be

When the smart home compatibility standard Matter finally arrives, it promises to simplify and improve the connections and compatibility between different device brands, using Thread as its secure, low-energy backbone. Until then, let devices like Wemo’s new Smart Dimmer with Thread serve as a warning: Matter runs on Thread, but not all Thread devices will …

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EV firms Lordstown Motors, Nikola stick to production targets

Lordstown’s logo is pictured on a smartphone in this illustration taken, December 4, 2021. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Aug 4 (Reuters) – Electric-vehicle makers Lordstown Motors Corp (RIDE.O) and Nikola Corp (NKLA.O) on Thursday shrugged off supply chain snarls that weighed on peers to reaffirm annual production …

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City police & County DSS discuss homelessness assistance – Cortland Voice | Hyper-local News for Cortland County, NY

(Photo Source: Unsplash). The City of Cortland Police Department and the Cortland County Department of Social Services (DSS) officials say some of the unhoused individuals who are in encampments have been found by police in the last month. “We have found a couple dozen encampments,” City police chief Paul Sandy said of the recent discovery. …

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