Coram's Laura Bennett won more than $50,000 on "Wheel of Fortune" Monday, but she was far from the only Long Islander who took advantage of "Wheel" taping a month's worth of shows in Manhattan in March.
Tonight begins a stretch of 18 Long Islanders who will appear on the show through May 24. "Wheel of Fortune" taped "NYC Week" on March 15, "Mom's Week" on March 16, "Best Friends Week" on March 18, and "Fabulous Food Week" on March 19.
The tapings took place at the Theatre at Madison Square Garden.
Tonight: Laura Morselli, of Ronkonkoma, a fifth-grade teacher at North Elementary
Thursday: Michele Paolillo, of East Quogue, a telephone service technician
Monday: Andrea Volk, of Ridge, associate director of admissions at St. Joseph’s College
Tuesday: Heather Lang, of Selden, a stay-at home mom
May 8: Valerie Medina, of South Setauket, a sixth-grade teacher
May 10: Bobbi DeBono, of Medford, an EMT
Best Friends Week
May 14: Jessica Miller, of Glen Cove, a medical student (playing with best friend Lisa Hochberger of Manhattan)
May 15: Chris Tsalikis, of Ridge, a video production manager; and Kevin Edelman, of Selden, an accounts payable clerk
May 15: Sheila Campbell, of Miller Place, and Colleen Finegan, of Bellport
Fabulous Food Week
May 20: Dan Lugo, of West Babylon, operations manager for a distribution company
May 21: Tony Delfino, of Centereach, works for a major blood distributor in the NYC area
May 22: Lindsay Ganci, of Port Washington, coordinator of youth engagement
May 22: Joe Meyer, of Northport, software quality analyst
May 23: Ryan Mulholland, of Wantagh, deputy director of communications for the Town of North Hempstead
May 24: Jim Faulknor, of Shoreham, web development firm owner
May 24: Jessica Stean, of Westbury, elementary schoolteacher