SUNBURY — A hearing to reconsider former Shamokin Councilman Joseph J. Leschinskie Jr.’s sentence of six to 23 months in Northumberland County Jail for terroristic threats was continued Tuesday afternoon by Senior Judge Harold F. Woelfel Jr.

After about 30 minutes of discussion regarding confusion over what the hearing exactly involved, Woelfel continued the legal proceeding, which left the judge, the 38-year-old Leschinskie, his court-appointed attorney Michael O’Donnell and Northumberland County First Assistant District Attorney Robyn Zenzinger frustrated over another delay in the case that has been appealed to the Pennsylvania Superior Court.

Mark Gilger can be reached at 570-644-6397 ext. 1336 or mark_g@newsitem.com.

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