NOTICE is hereby given that due to the COVID-19 public health emergency and the governor’s restrictions on public gatherings, the Tyrone Township Board of Supervisors will hold all meetings virtually through Zoom until this emergency is lifted by the Governor. This notice will take effect beginning with the next meeting on Tuesday, April 14, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. For instructions on how to join the meeting, please contact the township secretary at or 814-937-4501.

Special Meeting – COVID-19

NOTICE is hereby given that on March 23, 2020, at 9:00 a.m. at the Tyrone Township Building located at 109 Snare Drive, Tyrone, PA, the Board of Supervisors of Tyrone Township, Blair County, Pennsylvania, will hold a special meeting to declare a State of Emergency for the COVID-19 crisis.                                                                                                                Susan Zerbe, Secretary

Free Meals While School Is Closed

Tyrone Area School District

Tyrone Area School District is offering Free Breakfast and Lunch. Starting Thursday, March 19, 2020 all caregivers and families may pick up Breakfast and Lunch for their children. Meals will be provided on Thursday’s and Monday’s at the Sinking Valley Grange. This program is for all kids under 18 years old.

Thursday’s distribution will include meals for Thursday and Friday.

Monday’s distribution will include meals for Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday.

Lunches will include grain/protein, fresh vegetables, fruit, and milk. Cereal and other assorted breakfast items, along with a fruit or juice and milk will be provided for breakfast. No congregating at the location is permitted.

Questions? Please contact the Food Service Department at 814-684-4240 ext. 3727 or

Altoona Area School District

Grab and Go Box Lunches for any child 2-18 will be available from Tuesday, March 17 through Friday, March 27, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

The Altoona Area Jr. High School will be the main distribution site for the lunches. Lunches will be distributed from the AAJHS Field House Entrance Doors located on 7th Avenue.

Every child 18 years or younger may take one lunch. Children must be present to receive a lunch and all food must be consumed off-site.

In an effort to reach students outside the city, there will be limited off-site delivery by AASD student transportation along traditional outlying bus routes. Distribution locations and times can be found here.

An Altoona Area School District marked van will be delivering the lunches at the sites. Parents/students will pick up a lunch from the van.

Spotted Lanternfly

This week, the Department of Agriculture expanded the Spotted Lanternfly quarantine zone to 12 additional counties. Several municipalities in each of the additional counties has a known infestation, which led to the county-wide quarantine. The counties in the expanded zone are: Allegheny, Beaver, Blair, Columbia, Cumberland, Huntingdon, Juniata, Luzerne, Mifflin, Northumberland, Perry, and York.

Click here for more information about spotted lanternfly and the quarantine.