Meet the finalists for the 2022 Citizen of the Year.
Every year since 1988, The Daily News has selected and honored a resident, and in some years more than one, as its Citizen of the Year. These are people who, through their personal or professional work, made the county a more prosperous, more livable, more civil, more civic or otherwise objectively better place.
Click here to see a complete list of past winners.
“It’s been transformative. I’ve learned to be more patient, more thoughtful and more ruthless when I’ve had to be." — Daily News 2021 Citizen of the Year Dr. Philip Kaiser, on the year of the pandemic
Meet the finalists for the 2020 Citizen of the Year. The winner was revealed in a livestream on Thursday, Aug. 20. You can rewatch the broadcast here.