Fern Rostas is worried, very worried, about her soon to be 5-year-old grandson. "He's been coughing," she said Wednesday.
"It seems like a lot of people around here have been coughing," her neighbor, Mike Morales, said.
We are standing in Rostas' front yard on Timberline Drive -- some 300 feet from Roberto Clemente Park, the Islip Town-owned recreational facility-turned-toxic-waste site.
It is early afternoon, a wind is blowing and the neighbors begin talking about dust that drifts through the doors and windows and into their houses.
"It gets everywhere inside and out," Morales, 37, said. "You can wash a car and 20 minutes later it's dusty again."
At one point, a man walks out of a house and toward...| read more ››