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|Village of Newfoundland|
|U.S. Congressional District||PA-10|
|School District||Wallenpaupack Area|
|Founded by||Daniel Stroud|
|Elevation||1,312 ft (400 m)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||Eastern Daylight (EDT) (UTC-4)|
|Area code(s)||570 Exchange: 676|
|GNIS feature ID||1182395|
|Waterways||Kresswood Lake, Wallenpaupack Creek (East Branch)|
Newfoundland (// new-FOWND-lənd, unlike the Canadian island) is a village in Dreher Township, Wayne County, Pennsylvania. It is most famously known as host to the Greene-Dreher-Sterling Fair every Labor Day weekend.
Two emergency services are headquartered in Newfoundland: the Greene-Dreher Volunteer Fire Association and the Newfoundland Area Ambulance Association. They both provide coverage for the village and surrounding Dreher Township, in addition to portions of adjoining Lehigh and Sterling Townships in Wayne County, as well as parts of Greene, and Palmyra Townships in Pike County, Pennsylvania, and Coolbaugh Township in Monroe County, Pennsylvania.
Dreher Township's municipal building is located in Newfoundland.
- Johnny "Onionhead" Eng - Hong Kong-born triad leader, Eng's estate was confiscated by the FBI
- Hyung Jin Moon - Son of late founder of the Unification Church Sun Myung Moon and South Korean-American pastor of local Unification Church sect World Peace and Unification Sanctuary.
- Michael Schoeffling - Schoeffling is a retired actor and model who played Jake Ryan in 1984's Sixteen Candles and was in several other classic movies. He currently lives here with his wife and two children, and owns a woodworking shop.
On February 28th, 2018, the town was host to a commitment ceremony held by World Peace and Unification Sanctuary, where hundreds of crown-wearing worshipers clutching unloaded and zip-tied AR-15 rifles drank holy wine and exchanged or renewed wedding vows, prompting a nearby school to cancel classes due to safety concerns.
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- "Hundreds gather at church for blessing ceremony featuring AR-15s". CBS News. Associated Press. 28 February 2018. Retrieved 1 March 2018.
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