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image by Eugene Ipavec, 14 March 2009
Monaca is a borough in Beaver County, Pennsylvania, United States along the Ohio River, 25 miles (40 km) west of Pittsburgh. Monaca was first incorporated as Phillipsburg. In 1892 the name of the borough was changed to Monaca in honor
of a native American Indian Monacatootha." - from Wikipedia: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monaca,_Pennsylvania.
The borough flag story:
"In 1976 the Borough's official flag was adopted by Council. The Flag design was created by Tammi Temple when she was in the seventh grade at the Monaca Jr. High School which is now C. J. Mangin Elementry." - from the borough website: monacapa.net/index.asp?Type=B_BASIC&SEC=%7B5539306F-DA5E-490E-A792-6254B4A0B32F%7D, which also shows a photo of the flag.
Valentin Poposki, 11 March 2009