Four finalists were nominated by Long Valley Patch readers.
We asked, and–as always–you answered. For the first time since Long Valley Patch's launch in September 2010, we asked readers who they felt should garner the inaugural 'Person of the Year' award. Comments on the article we originally posted last week brought in nominations for four different people and groups of people, including: So, now we're asking you to put the winner to final vote in our poll below this article. We'll keep voting open until Friday, Dec. 28 at 11:59 p.m.