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Longtime bakery owners hang up their aprons

July 20, 2009  By St. Catharines Standard


July 20, 2009, NIAGARA-ON-THE-LAKE – The smell inside the Niagara Home Bakery kitchen was dizzying as siblings John Albrechtsen and Deanna McDonald put the
finishing touches to an aromatic chocolate cake and baked cinnamon
buns in a 1916 stone oven.

July 20, 2009, NIAGARA-ON-THE-LAKE
– The smell inside the Niagara Home Bakery kitchen was dizzying as
siblings John Albrechtsen and Deanna McDonald put the
finishing touches to an aromatic chocolate cake and baked cinnamon
buns in a 1916 stone oven.

But for McDonald, Saturday's shift was bittersweet and her heart was heavy, because after decades with one of Niagara-on-the-Lake's most enduring and
beloved bakeries, the brother-and-sister team is calling it quits. | READ MORE

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