The 20th annual Holocaust Commemoration service was held Thursday at the Mahoning County Courthouse rotunda.
The event featured a candle lighting ceremony to honor the 6 million who perished during the Holocaust.
The event also featured the recognition of the winners of the Jewish Community Relations Council annual student Holocaust writing contest and a proclamation from Youngstown Mayor Chuck Sammarone.
More events are planned this weekend at the Jewish Community Center, 505 Gypsy Lane, Youngstown. For more information call (330)746-3251